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NewField Exploration Financials Q3 2013

by November 25, 2013
NewField Exploration Financials Q3 2013

NewField Exploration (NFX): Business going on, without anything spectacular. Sales try to recover, and earnings are still next to nothing. Investment cash flow maintains high, there might be some surprises next (or not?).


Devon Energy Financials Q3 2013

· by November 25, 2013
Devon Energy Financials Q3 2013

Devon Energy (DVN): Struggling to keep business afloat. Cash declined.


Windstream Financials Q3 2013

· by November 25, 2013
Windstream Financials Q3 2013

Windstream (WIN): Slowly declining sales, earnings, and cash position. The decline continued in Q3 2013.


OMV Petrom Financials Q3 2013

· by November 25, 2013
OMV Petrom Financials Q3 2013

OMV Petrom, a subsidiary of OMV Group: strong sales, strong earnings, even stronger cash flows from operating activities.


Agilent Financials Q4 2013

· by November 23, 2013
Agilent Financials Q4 2013

Agilent (ticker: A): Sales and earnings trending up, cash up, and cash flow increasing.
So far so good.


OMV Group Financials Q3 2013

· by November 20, 2013
OMV Group Financials Q3 2013

OMV Group (Austria): Sales creeping up in Q3 2013 for the Austrian oil group, with difficulty in maintaining gross margin and net income. Cash flow from operating activities maintained strong, and long term liabilities declined.


WalMart Financials Q3 2013

· by November 20, 2013
WalMart Financials Q3 2013

Walmart (WMT): Preparing for shopping season, nothing spectacular reported in Q3 2013, except for the dismal cash flow from operating activities.


Home Depot Financials Q3 2013

· by November 20, 2013
Home Depot Financials Q3 2013

Home Depot (HD): Sales and earnings up YoY in Q3, after accounting for seasonality. Long term debt sharply up, on continuing high equity repurchases.


Cisco Financials Q1 2014

· by November 18, 2013
Cisco Financials Q1 2014

Cisco (CSCO): A quarter of weaker sales and lower earnings.
Decreasing cash flow from operations is not encouraging either.
And to add insult to injury, total debt (long-term plus short-term) increased.
Goodwill in balance sheet also increased a lot; declining sales imply a write-off risk for part of the goodwill on the near future.


CenturyLink Financials Q3 2013

· by November 15, 2013
CenturyLink Financials Q3 2013

CenturyLink (CTL): Sharply into red due to goodwill impairment.
Cash flow from operations quite ok though.