Despite a 73 percent jump in revenue, Santa Paula-based agribusiness Limoneira Company posted a $2.9 million loss during the first quarter of the year, it said March 12. For the quarter ended Jan. 31, revenue was $10.2 million, up from $5.9 million during the same period of the previous year, according to a news release. Read More →
Two years after making deep staff cuts to combat the global manufacturing collapse, Santa Barbara-based QAD profits rebounded 300 percent to $10.7 million in fiscal 2012, the company said March 8. QAD makes software that manufacturing firms use to track materials, labor and other costs. The company counts Hewlett-Packard and other Fortune 500 firms as Read More →
[wikichart align=”right” ticker=”NASDAQ:KSWS” showannotations=”true” livequote=”true” startdate=”17-08-2011″ enddate=”17-02-2012″ width=”300″ height=”245″] Athletic shoe company K-Swiss stumbled into another unprofitable quarter, reporting a $25.2 million loss that came to 71 cents per share, despite higher sales. Shares of K-Swiss dropped 10.7 percent to $3.35 on Feb. 17 after the earnings announcement. In the fourth quarter of 2010, the Read More →
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Pacific Capital Bancorp, the largest banking company based in the Tri-Counties, turned a $70.5 million profit in 2011 after years of staggering losses. At the same time, First California Financial Group and Heritage Oaks Bancorp, the next two largest banks on the list, reported improved earnings for the year and bold plans to expand. Here’s Read More →
Pacific Capital Bancorp, parent of Santa Barbara Bank & Trust, said Oct. 27 that it earned $20.5 million in the third quarter of 2011, marking its first full year of profits since a team of Texas bankers recapitalized it last year. In August 2010, Dallas-based Ford Financial Fund, led by veteran bankers Gerald Ford and Read More →
Semtech earns $27.1M, amps up repurchase program Semtech Corp. said Aug. 25 that it earned $27.1 million in second-quarter profits and that it would expand its stock repurchase plan by $36 million. The board of the Camarillo-based semiconductor firm had previously authorized $14 million as part of the plan to buy back stock. Semtech saw Read More →