Essays Tagged: "Market capitalization"

Wal-Mart - A Case Study in Managing Technical Transitions.

U.S. department store retailers by the early 1990's. In early spring 2001, Wal-Mart enjoyed a huge market capitalization of over $230B, which was down from highs of nearly $300B in early 2000. Over t ... bricks-and-mortar" companies, to make a transition to the Internet. As much of the commotion in the markets relative to the Internet subsided due to a slowing economy and a number of high-profile "dot ...

(19 pages) 1447 1 4.4 Jul/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies


llar acquisition will vault the Canadian company to the top ranks of the global insurance industry. Market Capitalization that is second to Royal Bank of Canada. For the "bigger is always better" crow ...

(2 pages) 45 0 3.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

External environment for banking industry

Standard Chartered is the world's leading emerging markets bank headquartered in London. Standard Chartered employs 30,000 people in over 500 locations ... ndon Stock Exchange and the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong and is in the top 25 FTSE-100 companies, by market capitalization. It serves both Consumer and Wholesale Banking customers. Consumer Banking pro ... s with services in trade finance, cash management, lending, custody, foreign exchange, debt capital markets and corporate finance.Standard Chartered is well-established in growth markets and aims to b ...

(7 pages) 391 1 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Business Environment Analysis HSBC of UK VS UBL of Pakistan

s on a comparative statement of the different environment both organisations compete in.HSBC is the market leader in UK with market capitalization US$172 billion at 31 December 2003, while UBL is the ... threats and opportunities for both bank and we have found that UBL is operating is more vulnerable market.HSBC's operational efficiencies, internationally proves strength with strong financial positi ...

(8 pages) 167 0 4.6 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Management Planning and Ethics Paper

hevron is the second-largest U.S.-based energy company and the fifth largest in the world, based on market capitalization. More than 50,000 Chevron employees work in approximately 180 countries around ... and corporate social responsibility when producing and transporting crude oil and natural gas, and marketing and distributing fuels and other energy products. Chevron is an international leader in fi ...

(4 pages) 459 0 4.2 Sep/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making


ed energy company. It is the third largest integrated energy company in the United States, based on market capitalization, oil and gas proved reserves and production; and the largest refiner in the Un ... mpany has four core activities worldwide: petroleum exploration and production, petroleum refining, marketing, supply, and transportation. The company has investments in natural gas gathering, process ...

(4 pages) 87 0 4.9 Nov/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Case Study: The Six Sigma Quality Initiative at Honeywell

pace, automotive, and control systems. The company's strengths include its strong brand name, large market capitalization, and leadership in product research and development. Formed through a merger b ...

(5 pages) 205 0 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Listed Property Trust in Australia (Mirvac Group)

rvac Group2.1 Brief HistoryMirvac Group is a leading diversified property group in Australia with a market capitalization more than $4 billion. It was established in 1972 and, today, its investment pr ... nging from $1.38million to $1.93million each (Pettafor, 2004).However, due to the slowing apartment market in the recent period, it is reported that Mirvac Group would shift its focus from apartment t ...

(2 pages) 22 0 5.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Pursuit of shareholder value distorted company strategy

aximize shareholder value, as the focus of business argument now changed from giant firm in product market to giant firm facing the capital market. Especially, since the 1990's, there was a significan ... sed rates of return. There are some reasons that the demands and pressures of the US and UK capital markets were more urgent to maximize shareholder value. Firstly, the US and UK markets were much lar ...

(7 pages) 91 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

General Electric Compared to Tyco International

erent financial results. The results below for both GE and Tyco include common shareholders equity, market capitalization, net profits margins for the last 5 years, average net profit margin, market t ... net income and return on equity.$'s in billion(s) GE& - TYCOCommon shareholders Equity $109 $32Market Cap $377 $58Net profit Margins (Dec)2005 12.2% 8.1%2004 12.1% 7.7%2003 12.2% 2.6%2002 11.5% - ...

(3 pages) 185 0 1.7 Nov/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Computer and Electronics Companies

The necessities of an emerging market and economic environment

ideas which when implemented will help to achieve optimum transformation of the nation’s domestic market. It is my belief that in order to achieve an effective transition into the emerging markets, ... irstly, there is a need for to minimize costs and maximize benefits, which will be realized through market capitalization. Secondly, industries should be deregulated where the government does not set ...

(4 pages) 30 0 0.0 May/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Profit and Shareholder Wealth Comparison Paper

jor companies such as General Electric (GE) and Tyco are classified as conglomerates. Analyzing the market-to-book ratios of the two companies will provide a measure of shareholder wealth. The ratios ... analyzed in order to understand the profit and shareholder wealth of GE. Some of those elements are market-to-book ratio and net profit margin. These numbers are calculated by using different formulas ...

(4 pages) 171 0 3.7 Jun/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Japan - Economic Conditions 1990's - 2007

trillion. It is home to the world's second largest stock exchange, the Tokyo Stock Exchange, with a market capitalization of over US$4 trillion as of December 2006.This paper analyses the Japanese eco ... estment.•Numerous government-led strategies encouraging overseas export, establishing domestic market demand and a business culture of productivity and R&D•A labour force with a strong w ...

(10 pages) 96 0 4.8 Jun/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Jack Welch

h stock options and benefit packages. When Jack Welch took over the reigns at GE in 1981, the total market capitalization of the company was $13.9 billion. By the time he retired, profits had swollen ... veness"�, and made major cuts in the workforce in order to bring GE to the top of the global market. Although this action earned Welch the nickname of "Neutron Jack,"� after the bomb tha ...

(26 pages) 239 1 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

International Investing

by diversifying into international stocks. Although the United States has the world's largest stock market, more than half of the world's equities, as measured by market capitalization, lie outside th ... nts. There are no guarantees, but over the long term the average performance of international stock markets has stood up well to the U.S. stock market. The Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI) ...

(2 pages) 54 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Describes how the "look and feel" differs for the three Web sites. Evaluate the ease of navigation of each Web site.

is a reflection of the ease of navigating the site, along with how the perception of the product is marketed to the consumer.Business Industry ExplanationThe three organizations reviewed in this paper ... he following industry statistics (yahoo) provides an overview of the sporting goods stores industry:Market Capitalization$ 6.0 BillionPrice / Earnings25.9Net Profit Margin3.1%Return on Equity12.6%Tota ...

(21 pages) 470 0 4.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > E-commerce

Winning by Jack Welch

Company in 1960, and in 1981 became the company's eighth chairman and CEO. During his tenure, GE's market capitalization increased by $400 billion, making it the world's most valuable corporation. Ja ... nge happen and love every second of the process. Car wrecks are those terrible tragedies like stock market collapses, bankruptcies or debacles like Enron. Often companies just stand and stare at these ...

(9 pages) 110 1 4.7 Oct/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

Accounting Scandals in the early 2000s

led between 1997 and 2000, and Enron reported $600 million in losses. Investors were also losing on market capitalization from audit failures.b.What major changes occurred as a result of the accountin ...

(1 pages) 69 2 4.3 Oct/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Profit and Shareholder Wealth Comparison Paper

vestment based on their results provided. GE is also the leader in their industry with much greater Market Capitalization, net income and margins.GE has created the greater shareholder wealth creation ... been around since the late 1800’s.One thing that hurt TYCO (or its shareholders’) in the Market Capitalization department this year was they took a nearly $90 per share hit around the first ...

(3 pages) 81 0 3.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Did you ever here of the name John Chambers before?

d in command to a guy by the name of John Morgridge. Their annual revenue was 70 million dollars, a market John Chambers capitalization of 600 million dollars and they had employed 300 people. When he ... was 50 years old and has built the Internet powerhouse to over 18 billion dollars in revenue, had a market capitalization of 444 billion and had employed 31,000 people. They are just behind GE and Int ...

(3 pages) 782 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith