Results & Dividends

Q2 2019 result highlight: Operating Efficiency And Lower Finance Cost Buoyed PBT Performance

February 4, 2019/InvestmentOne Report ·         Pressured gross profit margin: down 375bps q/q, 483bps y/y ·         Lower opex/sales ratio: down 530bps q/q, 204bps y/y. ·         Mixed PBT margin performance: up 208bps q/q, down 215bps y/y. Guinness Nigeria Plc (GN) published its Q2 2019 scorecard last week. The result was weighed down […]

Lessons from Exxon Mobil (XOM) and Chevron (CVX)’s Earnings

February 1, 2019/ Exxon Mobil and Chevron released fourth quarter earnings this morning, and the market cheered. After a period of misses, this morning’s release was the second consecutive beat of expectations for EPS by Exxon, confirming that Q3 wasn’t just a flash in the pan. Chevron also built on […]

Earnings Review: Strong Performance in Q4, Continued Momentum for 2019

January 31, 2019/Mastercard Martina Hund-Mejean This morning, we hosted a conference call where we shared Mastercard’s financial results for the fourth quarter and our 2018 fiscal year. If you listened to that call, you heard how we had a strong end to the year, delivering broad-based growth. The numbers speak […]