May 25, 1993 |
California Amplifier Inc., a Camarillo producer of components for satellite dish-systems and other telecommunications products, has been named one of the top 100 small U.S. corporations by Business Week magazine. Cal Amplifier ranked 10th on the list of companies with annual revenues between $10 million and $150 million. The findings, obtained from a Standard & Poor's database of 7,500 companies, are based on sales growth, earnings growth and return on capital.
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December 25, 1990
California Amplifier Inc., a Camarillo-based maker of home satellite dishes and other telecommunications products, reported a $536,000 loss for its fiscal third quarter, compared to a $228,000 profit a year earlier. The loss stemmed mainly from a $700,000 charge related to California Amplifier's decision to abandon the defense side of its industry and focus on commercial sales. The loss also came despite a 22% increase in the company's sales in the quarter ended Dec. 1, to $3.78 million from $3.
August 27, 1991 |
A Colorado businessman has made an unsolicited, $12.5-million takeover bid for California Amplifier Inc., a Camarillo maker of home-satellite dishes and other microwave telecommunications products that has been struggling to maintain profitability. Charles W. Ergen, who among other things heads Ecosphere Corp., an Englewood, Colo.-based distributor of satellite-television products, already owns 5.9% of California Amplifier's 4.