Mature Company

Mature Company

A company at the stage in its life cycle when it grows at the rate of the economy at large. This is marked by earnings growth (or shrinkage) in line with most of the rest of the economy. Mature companies often pay higher dividends than those in a growth industry or a transition industry. See also: Three-phase DDM.
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With more than 600 technical staff, INSPEC is a mature company with businesses across the Gulf region from the UAE.
Apple is a more mature company than it was five years ago and with that maturity we see more stability than surges in profits and revenues," Mr Bhalla said.
Fantastic Opportunity to Own a Mature Company with fully developed leadership and creative teams in place.
Twenty years after Morrell began consulting, he now helms a 375 employee firm and is doing things with The Nucon Group that "a mature company does," such as offer employee training, maintain their own servers, and for Morrell, delegate.
With a mature company, our most effective role as advisers is to educate the client to avoid what might appear to be a tax-minimization strategy of exercising and holding, and focus instead on a wealth-preservation strategy by either executing a same-day sale or delaying exercise until a sale is contemplated.
As long as the good burghers of Raleigh realize that the true payoff--a mature company dancing on a national level--won't hit for five or ten years, Carolina Ballet stands an excellent chance of becoming the dance world's southern star.
It is truly remarkable that a mature company has been able to continue its growth and corporate development.
Prior to joining Talisma, Mason consulted with PAR3 Communications following its merger with Envoy Worldwide, providing management assistance in its transition from a small start-up to a larger, more mature company.
Since it was taken public in April 1992, Sunport has grown to become a mature company which now owns four diagnostic imaging centers, five physical therapy rehabilitation centers, a diagnostic laboratory and a management company which oversees the operations of all the centers.
In recognizing MetLife, Dru Phelps, Vice President of Certification at BenchmarkPortal stated, "With MetLife being a well-established, mature company, it is refreshing that they continually embrace new strategies to improve their business.
Until we are recognized as a mature company we will bear the weight of a 1,000 pound gorilla known as fluctuation.
Is eBay becoming a mature company that won't be able to keep up its heady growth?