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Top Line

Informal; revenue or sales. The term is used most frequently in connection to earnings reports, where revenue is listed at the top and profit at the bottom.
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Verona Pharma plc (LON: WRP) has brought forward the timing for top-line data readouts for its ongoing clinical trials in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and cystic fibrosis (CF) following clinical development updates, the company revealed on Tuesday.
Top-line results expected in 2019, subject to the accrual of MACE events.
Though the numbers came in slightly higher than consensus expectations (2% and 4% higher at EBITDA and bottom-line, respectively) and also beat our forecasts (by 2% on the top-line and EBITDA and by 5% at net income), the company delivered only 2% YoY growth at EBITDA on an 11% YoY top-line increase, with earnings 7% down YoY.
The above process may not adequately address top-line issues given the more immediate needs of improving liquidity and profitability.
Wall Street may be fixated on top-line growth as a measure of a company's health and vitality, but life insurance companies should be careful not to fall into this trap.
based trade association has released Jump Starting Top-Line Growth II: Phase 2: A Closer Look at Barriers to Growth and Techniques to Address Them.
The detailed results of the first comparative phase III trial of ceftobiprole confirm the positive top-line efficacy and safety results initially communicated in March of this year.
To learn a lesson from this story that has real value for 21st century metalcasting industry managers, each of us merely needs to replace Twain's concept of an individual's wages with the metalcasting equivalent of top-line revenues, and likewise substitute the concept of an individual's purchasing power with that of business profit.
We are pleased to end the year with excellent top-line momentum," said Reuben Mark, chairman and chief executive officer.
Our first quarter experienced top-line product growth both domestically and internationally,'' Kevin Sharer, Amgen's chairman and chief executive officer, said during a conference call after results were released Tuesday afternoon.
As a result, Best Buy's high teens top-line growth rate is dependent on acquisitions.
If you've run out of top-line sales growth and you merge or acquire somebody, you can take out cost.