AKD Cement universe is expected to post a 29%YoY decline in profitability
for FY19 as higher energy/fuel cost weigh on margins despite 9%YoY higher retail cement prices.
This study investigates the association of political instability, managerial ownership, sales, firm size, and dividends with the firm's profitability
in Pakistan by employing OLS model on data from 2013 to 2017.
We estimate expected profitability
with forecast combination methods to extract information from a panel of candidate predictors.
It is followed by Atyrau Region, whose profitability
ratio reached 54.7 percent.
Fitch expects the motor insurance sector to report strong profitability
in 2018 but we expect profitability
to come under pressure again in 2019 as claims inflation increases due to the weakness of the pound and the increased cost and complexity of repair work.
Independent insurance agencies just closed the books on a year in which profitability
fell slightly but they continued to grow organically and each major line of business grew, according to the latest survey from Reagan Consulting.
2017, Attom 2016) and profitability
(Al-abass 2018, Deloof 2003, Hien Tran et al.
Capital adequacy, liquidity, and solvency ratios have significantly improved, and profitability
growth has been achieved in a very short period of time.
Firms with successful implementation of strategic cost management are likely to decrease operational expenses and increase business strategies that are linked to their competitiveness and profitability
. Also, strategic cost management refers to the deliberate alignment of firms' resources, assets, competencies, and capabilities and associated cost structure with long term strategy and short term techniques for improving performance and increasing profitability
(Henri, Boiral, and Roy, 2016).
"Most markets remain in a phase of below-average profitability
," Swiss Re concluded in its report, blaming "the soft underwriting cycle, weak investment performance and the high level of capital funds."
Attendees will have an opportunity to learn measures on increasing profitability
and network with industry leaders.
A sustained improvement in profitability
would also help the market regenerate capital over the medium to long term, a credit positive.
Summary: According to a recent note by MoodyEe's, regulatory changes in some Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries have pushed up insurance prices, particularly for motor and medical cover, improving the underwriting profitability
of the region's insurers.
This sector has been able to earn high returns over the investment which has created more interest to determine major factors which are needed to be focused on while evaluating the profitability
of the cement companies.
This guide explains how to use the new functions in Profitability
Analysis (CO-PA) in SAP S/4HANA Finance software and how to make decisions about which type of Profitability
Analysis meets the specific requirements of an enterprise.