The banking sector alone constituted about 63% of the overall net profitability
of the 45 listed companies during the review period, according to figures released by the QSE.
Result Preview: Summertime sadness for profitability
Keywords: Political Stability; Managerial Ownership; Pakistan; Profitability
Numerous recent studies document that firm profitability
positively predicts the cross-section of stock returns in North America, Asia, and Europe (e.g., Fama and French, 2006, 2015, 2017; Novy-Marx, 2013; Ball et al., 2015; Hou, Xue, and Zhang, 2015).
In 4Q2018 profitability
of large and medium businesses in Kazakhstan reached 17.2 percent, which is 11.5 percent less than in the same period of 2017,Trendreports via finprom.kz
However, we do not expect price changes to materially weaken insurer profitability
, as we expect insurers will try to realign pricing through a combination of price cuts for long-standing customers and price rises for newer customers.
Insurance Agencies' Profitability
Fell But Organic Growth Continued in 2018: Reagan
The analyst anticipates Gaia's board will take steps to accelerate profitability
amid growing investor concerns around balance sheet preservation.
Working capital management aims to increase profitability
and at the same time to enable firms to repay their mature liability by ensuring their liquidity (Pass and Pike 1996).
Nevertheless, bank size is not the only factor affecting bank profitability
in the long run.
Accordingly, strategic cost management becomes a potential source for building firm profitability
. Firms have implemented and utilized the strategic cost management for achieving success, survival and sustainability.