A report by Moody's says lax accounting requirements for reverse factoring arrangements helped mask the U.K. firm's deteriorating financial condition.
The pressure to boost sales is causing many companies to take on risky accounts.
If the U.S. Tax Cuts and Job Act doesn’t push companies to invest more in capex, a “stagflation scenario” could ensue.
“Firms are only capable of sustainably maintaining their dividend payouts provided they are generating sufficient free cash flow,” researchers…
Despite surging sales and cash flow, company spending on capex continues to lag.
The slashing of the dividend by 50% continues CEO John Flannery's push to confront the challenges facing GE.
GE's new CEO tightens reins as cash-flow projection plummets to $7 billion.
Years of low interest rates and easy credit have allowed companies to take their eye off the ball when it comes to managing days sales outstanding.
Even though it can make certain metrics look better, merely letting assets depreciate isn't enough to sustain growth.