Google missed analyst forecasts for both earnings and income in the third quarter, while the amount it makes when users click on ads also dipped.
Net income dropped to $2.81 billion, from $2.97 billion reported during last year's third quarter.
The company's adjusted earnings per share was $6.35, short of analyst expectations of $6.53, but up from $5.63 in the year-ago period.more ..
Taylor Wimpey CFO Ryan Mangold talks Help to Buy, political risks and business outlook in an exclusive interview with CFOWorld Editor Michelle Perry
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Working capital improvements start to pay off, but more could be done
Europe’s largest public companies are starting to see the fruits of an increased focus on working capital. Costs and debt are beginning to fall, while cash on hand and free cash flow rise, according to our sixteenth survey of nearly 1,000 co ... read more ..
CFOs should be involved in international deal negotiations from the start
The world’s glare has been focussed on Russia of late, and rightly so, due to the situation in Ukraine. But in the legal profession, eyes have been drawn to the matters involving the world’s largest country for a different reason. ... read more ..
The role of the CFO and the board in strategic risk governance
The latest research shows that many companies are finding their risk management processes inadequate. As the executive primarily in charge of risk, the finance chief has a critical role to play. With the right support, the CFO can bring a systemat ... read more ..