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General Electric’s Mission, Vision, and Strategy
General Electric’s strategy is to reshape its portfolio from a broad conglomerate to a more focused industrial leader.
Discover Financial Services: Assessing Analysts’ Ratings
Five analysts suggested a “hold,” one recommended a “strong sell,” and nine recommended a “strong buy” on DFS stock.
PayPal Continues to Invest in India Expansion
PayPal (PYPL) has continued to make more investments in India since it launched domestic operations in the country last year.
How PayPal Used Government Shutdown to Market Service
The government shutdown gave PayPal (PYPL) an opportunity to draw more attention to its services.
Is Lending Good Business for PayPal?
In the third quarter, PayPal reported Other Value-Added Services revenue of $340 million, representing a fall of 11% YoY (year-over-year).
S&P 500’s Top Losses: Nielsen Holdings and Facebook
Nielsen Holdings, which is a global information, data, and measurement company, was the S&P 500’s top loss on July 26.
Why Visa Has Premium Valuations
Visa’s (V) price-to-book ratio stands at 6.83x on a next-12-month basis, implying a premium valuation compared to its peer average of 3.09x.
Visa Ready Enters New Partnerships, Outlook on Fintechs
On February 27, 2018, Visa (V) announced that it had added 14 technology companies to its Visa Ready for Transit program.
An Analysis of These Components of Visa’s Net Operating Revenue
Of its total fiscal 1Q18 net operating revenue of $4.9 billion, Visa’s service revenue made up $2.1 billion, or 44.1%.
A Major Concern: Visa’s Share in This Market Is Diluting
The demonetization effect in India has created the need for digital payments, and Visa has seen a substantial rise in transactions as a result.
American Express: Income Rise for Global Merchant Services
In the first three quarters of 2017, American Express’s (AXP) Global Merchant Services division rose 7% in income compared to the same period in 2016.
PayPal Lightens Portfolio by Offloading US Credit Assets
PayPal sells credit assets PayPal (PYPL) is seeking to sell $5.8 billion of its US credit assets to Synchrony Financial (SYF) to reduce its credit burden and increase its cash liquidity. Synchrony will buy participation interests worth $1 billion in PayPal receivables, which will allow PayPal to continue to provide consumer credit products without taking […]
Inside the Invesco American Franchise Fund Portfolio
Information technology, consumer discretionary, and healthcare make up the core holdings of VAFAX. These three make up a combined 77% of the fund’s assets.
How Big Is General Electric’s Capital Segment?
GE Capital is the financial services unit of the American conglomerate General Electric (GE). It contributed ~9% to GE’s total consolidated revenue in 2015.
Why General Electric Is Focusing on Industrials?
Originally incorporated in 1892, General Electric is one of the largest and most diversified industrials and financial services corporations in the world.
How Did GE Capital Perform in 3Q15?
Due to its sheer size and reliance on wholesale funding, GE Capital Corporation has been on the radar of regulators and shareholders in recent years
GE’s 3Q15 Earnings: Why Are They Particularly Significant?
GE’s 3Q15 earnings carry a special significance. GE is undergoing a transformation to substantially reduce its dependence on the financial services business