IPS Securex Holdings recorded a 51.6 percent decline in revenue to $2.6 million for 2Q18, as revenue for the group’s security solutions business fell 71.8 percent in the absence of the sale of acoustic hailing systems to a customer.
Technological advancement has transformed the shape of businesses over the past decade. While this has led to new success stories, it has also led to the downfall of many businesses. Going back 30 years in time, how many were able to predict the changes that the internet has brought about?
Annual healthcare expenditure more than doubled from around $4 billion in 2011 to $10 billion in 2016. Last year, Singapore’s budget for healthcare increased by 9.6 percent to $10.7 billion and this figure is projected to grow to $13 billion in 2020.
Noble Group has announced the completion of the sale of Noble Americas Corp and the conclusion of its monetisation of the Global Oil Liquids and North American Gas and Power businesses and retirement of its senior secured borrowing base revolving credit facilities.
Sanli Environmental has secured three new contracts worth a total of $10 million, bringing the group’s order book to $114.3 million.
Similar to oxygen, water is an important resource for humans as it is necessary for life to exist. The main difference is that oxygen is a byproduct released when plants engage in photosynthesis, while water does not come about that easily.
Cheung Woh Technologies reported a net loss of $0.4 million for 3Q18 due to significantly lower gross profit margins.
Share buybacks are usually viewed positively because the reduction of the total number of shares outstanding increases value for shareholders. This is a result of an increase in earnings per share since the remaining shares will be worth a greater percentage of the company.
Remember the 2016 South Korean television series, Descendants of the Sun (DOTS), which transformed the declining Korean Wave (K-Wave) into a Korean Tsunami?
Investors make use of several valuation indicators in the process of identifying investment worthy companies or setting a target entry and exit price. Some common indicators include price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio, price-to-book value (P/B) ratio and dividend yield.