March 27, 1987 |
For most companies, multimillion-dollar losses cause concern, even consternation on the part of management. Not at La Jolla-based Henley Group Inc., which Thursday reported a $354-million fourth-quarter loss and a $426-million net loss for the full year ended Dec. 31. "Henley's doing just fine and just as expected," Chairman Michael Dingman said in a statement Thursday afternoon. Henley's losses came on fourth-quarter revenues of $825 million and full-year revenues of $3.2 billion.
April 30, 1989 |
San Diego's only two companies on this year's Times 100--lubricant manufacturer WD-40 in the 12th spot and discount warehouse operator Price Co. in at 39th--have proven themselves durable leaders in the world of retailing. Detractors have been saying for years that WD-40's familiar blue cans of lubricant and Price's chain of membership-only shopping depots were concepts too simple to withstand the inevitable onslaught of competition. Yet both companies remain prosperous, growing and two of the state's top-performing companies in terms of return on equity over a two-year period.
April 30, 1989
Alphabetical list of all companies, their rankings on Times 100, Sales 100, Market Value 100 and Growth 100 lists, and counties in which they are headquartered. Times 100 Mkt. Sales Company County rank val. Sales grth. ADAC Laboratories Santa Clara 73 AIFS Inc. San Francisco 10 AST Research Inc. Orange 24 Aaron Spelling Productions Los Angeles 7 Acuson Corp. Santa Clara 20 71 17 Adia Services Inc. San Mateo 100 39 Adobe Systems Inc. Santa Clara 3 95 Advanced Micro Devices Santa Clara 68 67 67 H.F. Ahmanson & Co. Los Angeles 33 27 Alza Corp.
June 7, 1987 |
KEY TO ROSTER--The corporate name of each company is followed by its founding or incorporation date in parentheses. Sales figures have been confined as closely as possible to operating revenues. They include equity in earnings of joint venture corporations as reported, but exclude nonoperating revenue such as dividends and gains from the sale of real estate. Income figures are given before extraordinary items.