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September 21, 2004 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Corinthian Colleges Inc., already hit with federal and state investigations, said Monday that the Securities and Exchange Commission has launched an informal probe into the company. The SEC is looking at company statements and performance during the fiscal year that ended June 30 and for the quarter ending Sept. 30, Corinthian said in a statement. The company said it believed the SEC also was looking at a U.S.
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BUSINESS
September 6, 2004 | Dana Calvo, Special to The Times
With a successful business as a personal chef, Elizabeth Simek was living the dream of every weekend gourmet. Her Busy B's Personal Chef Service was pulling in more than $50,000 a year. But Simek worried that it wouldn't last. So the Peoria, Ariz., entrepreneur set out to earn a bachelor's degree in business management through an online program from Florida Metropolitan University, one of dozens of trade and technical colleges run by Santa Ana-based Corinthian Colleges Inc.
BUSINESS
September 2, 2004 | Dana Calvo, Special to The Times
Corinthian Colleges Inc. reported a 6% increase in quarterly net income Wednesday despite heavy spending on its schools and turmoil caused by a federal investigation and several lawsuits. The Santa Ana-based education company's earnings were slightly better than Wall Street's recently diminished expectations, pushing its shares up $2.64, or 23%, to $14.01 on Nasdaq. For its fiscal fourth quarter ended June 30, Corinthian earned $19.
BUSINESS
April 29, 2004 | From Bloomberg News
K-Swiss Inc., an athletic-shoe maker that split its shares and doubled its dividend in December, cut its 2004 profit and sales forecasts after orders from Foot Locker Inc. dropped. Its shares fell 21%. K-Swiss expects to earn $1.40 to $1.50 a share this year, down from its earlier forecast of $1.50 to $1.65, on sales of $460 million to $480 million. The company reported net income of $1.32 a share on sales of $429.2 million in 2003. Shares of Westlake Village-based K-Swiss fell $5.06 to $19.
BUSINESS
January 29, 2004
* Corinthian Colleges Inc., a Santa Ana-based operator of colleges and schools in the U.S. and Canada, said second-quarter net income rose 36% to $21.9 million, or 47 cents a share, from $16.1 million, or 35 cents, a year earlier. Revenue climbed 58% to $200.6 million.
BUSINESS
December 17, 2003 | From Bloomberg News
U.S. stock exchanges, reacting to the recent dispute over trading in Corinthian Colleges Inc., said Tuesday that they would coordinate trading halts when there was "extraordinary market activity" in shares listed on Nasdaq. The seven markets that trade Nasdaq stocks agreed that the electronic market may halt trading in a stock if a systems failure could not be resolved within five minutes of notifying other markets.
BUSINESS
December 6, 2003 | E. Scott Reckard, Times Staff Writer
Job-training specialists such as Santa Ana-based Corinthian Colleges Inc., which have enjoyed a huge run-up in their stock prices over the last three years, got a few lessons this week in the fickleness of the market. After allegations of fraud at Illinois-based Career Education Corp. surfaced Wednesday, investors took a hickory stick not only to Career -- whose stock fell 33% in two days -- but also to University of Phoenix parent Apollo Group Inc.
BUSINESS
October 30, 2003 | From Bloomberg News
Corinthian Colleges Inc., which operates 79 trade and technical colleges in the U.S., said Wednesday that quarterly profit rose 41% and raised its guidance for fiscal 2004. The announcement sent shares of the Santa Ana-based company surging $4.76, or 8.4%, to an all-time high of $61.50 on Nasdaq. In its fiscal first quarter ended Sept. 30, net income rose to $19.4 million, or 41 cents a share, up from $13.7 million, or 30 cents, a year earlier. Revenue for the period climbed 46.3% to $169.
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