Consumer electronics industry pioneer William "Bill" Hecht passed away Wednesday at the age of 89, his family said in a statement.
When you dig behind the snapshot relative total return numbers, you begin to understand the key drivers of value: margins, asset utilization and growth that eventually generates the net cash receipts investors value. For companies early in their life cycle, such as EchoStar and Gemstar, growth and the expectation of future profits and cash receipts drive value. The HOLT framework reflects this by noting such companies high percent future. Percent futures for the 27 CE suppliers profiled in the DualGrade® table shown in Figure 5 range from a high of 94 percent for Gemstar to a low of -33 percent for Damark. Hewlett-Packard has a
The American dream could have been adopted from Darrell Issa's life. Founder of Directed Electronics Inc. (DEI), Chairman of the Board of CEA's Executive Committee, President of the Washington, DC-based American Task Force for Lebanon and Chairman of the Lincoln Club of San Diego, a group working to promote the Republican party in California, Issa was born in Cleveland, Ohio, to working class immigrant parents in 1953. After 10 years in the U.S. Army, having obtained the rank of Captain, Issa and his wife, Katharine, invested their entire life savings of $7,000 into Directed Electronics; it became incorporated in 1982. Because he personifies