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December 17, 1990 | From United Press International
MOSFET Settlement Approved: A bankruptcy court approved a $12.3-million payment by Siliconix Inc. to International Rectifier Corp. in El Segundo to settle a copyright infringement lawsuit involving IR's MOSFET (electric power transmitter) patents. Earlier this year, a federal judge ruled that Siliconix had infringed on five patents for the transmitters made by IR.
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December 17, 1990 | From United Press International
MOSFET Settlement Approved: A bankruptcy court approved a $12.3-million payment by Siliconix Inc. to International Rectifier Corp. in El Segundo to settle a copyright infringement lawsuit involving IR's MOSFET (electric power transmitter) patents. Earlier this year, a federal judge ruled that Siliconix had infringed on five patents for the transmitters made by IR.
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BUSINESS
April 30, 1991
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BUSINESS
May 7, 1996
Return on equity is a measure of profitability that's determined by dividing annual net profit by total shareholder equity. This list looks across two years and then takes an average. Each year's return is shown in the chart. This can be a valuable gauge of how well a company is investing its capital. Sales and income figures provide a sense of the size of the company's operations.
BUSINESS
May 7, 1996
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BUSINESS
May 6, 1997
Companies with at least $50 million in sales revenue and $25 million in shareholder equity are ranked by income as a percentage of average equity, over two years. '96 rank: 1 '95 rank: -- Company: Alliance Imaging Inc. '96 sales ($ millions): $68 '96 net income ($ millions): $13 '95 return on avg. equity: 311% '96 return on avg. equity: 867% 2-year avg. return on equity: 589% * '96 rank: 2 '95 rank: -- Company: Guess Inc.
BUSINESS
May 7, 1996
California companies ranked by how they fared overall on five key financial performance categories. Rank: 1 Company: Cisco Systems Inc.
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