Earnings Potential

Earnings Potential

The amount a person or company might be able to earn. There is no time frame implied in the definition. For example, one may discuss the earnings potential of a company next year or of a person over his/her lifetime. A number of factors, notably experience, expertise, connections and competence may affect earnings potential.
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As reported earlier, SunTrust analyst Jennifer Demba downgraded Ameris Bancorp (ABCB) to Hold from Buy and kept her $60 price target, saying she now reserves a bullish rating for banks with near-term catalysts such as outsized asset sensitivity and restructuring that offer upside earnings potential. The analyst cites greater loan/deposit competition, bottoming non-performing loans, and accelerating de novo formation for a more cautious view toward the sector.
Many of these markets have a large number of young, tech-savvy consumers with rising earnings potential. They are also mobile first with cheap smartphones and the rollout of 3G and 4G infrastructure rapidly coming together to democratize online access.
"We still believe that the bank has a lower earnings potential than its competitors and that, despite some macroeconomic stabilisation, there are still many challenges for the bank," the brokerage said.
KeyCorp's earnings potential over the next several quarters will likely be hurt by higher credit costs, a higher tax rate and net interest margin compression, given the competitive Midwestern environment, analysts said.
Due to current developments, Daimler AG has made a new assessment of the earnings potential for the year 2018.
"By adding two more ships, we increase the dividend capacity and bolster our earnings potential. We believe that our solid balance sheet as well as our well-defined and transparent operating model are elements supporting the competitive position of the Company."
During the due diligence phase issues emerged which brought into question whether the potential risks related to the acquisition were proportionate to its relative scope and earnings potential, according to the company.
How Simmons positions his company will help determine the growth rate and future earnings potential investors are likely to expect from Rush.
Chen also said it is "not clear" why Perrigo took ProAir out of its guidance now, but thinks the Street can finally refocus on fundamentals, driving greater appreciation for the company's growth prospects and earnings potential.
Ie minimizing losses and perceives earnings potential. FMS-WM intends to award a framework agreement for the provision of mobile services (mobile phone contracts for voice and data plus hardware).
Yomi expected its results to turn positive in the second half of the year due to the improving earnings potential of IT Operations and the stable development of Telecom Operations.