Ruff and Malik  Investigated and evaluated the profitability
and return on deposits of both the Islamic and conventional banks.
There is a path by which CEOs can lead their metalcasting businesses to much higher levels of success and profitability
, and it begins with the elemental understanding that bottom line profits are far more important than volume and top line revenues.
On a more positive note, one analyst at least gave IP credit for taking a bold step in the face of some fairly intractable long-term profitability
Underwriting sins are much more exposed, given the lower investment yields today, so CFOs, who you might say are charged with protecting the bottom line of the whole company, need to spend more time with underwriting profitability
than they might have 15 years ago," Oakley said.
We monitor our profitability
and their profitability
very closely, because the relationship has to be strong on both sides.
While his profit margin using GAAP was 25%, his profitability
using my economic analysis was only about 11% ($48,280 divided by $459,000).
By excluding certain premier (and often expensive) facilities, the carrier, in effect, is trading market share for lower premiums or greater profitability
In Europe and other parts of the world, many of the same market characteristics are evident, further hampering the profitability
of the global reinsurance leaders.
But when it comes to measuring profitability
, insurance companies are at a disadvantage.