Business & Finance

2020 MVNO (Mobile Virtual Network Operator) Business Plan Financial Modeling Tool

DUBLIN, Feb. 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The “MVNO Business Plan Financial Modeling Tool” report has been added to’s offering.

This configurable Excel spreadsheet provides pro-forma information for a five-year projection based on assumptions for Contendus. The spreadsheet provides both data points for analysis as well as a format for modeling your own parameters for a financial assessment of your MVNO business plan.

This tool is a working Excel spreadsheet with financial modeling including: P&L, COGs, CAPEX, HR Costs, Cash Flow, Other Costs, Drivers and Revenue, Graphs and Summary

This configurable Excel spreadsheet provides pro forma information for a five-year projection based on assumptions for the Contendus MVNO. The spreadsheet provides content for analysis and format for modeling your own data to develop an MVNO Business Plan financial assessment.

The MVNO Business Plan Financial Modeling Tool provides two important functions:

  • Provides guidance to the user regarding what to address
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MindStream and US-Analytics Strategically Align to Improve and Expand Solutions to bring Digital Transformation to Finance Teams

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–MindStream and US-Analytics, two organizations dedicated to designing solutions that help enterprise businesses improve their financial planning, budgeting, reporting, and analytics, are proud to announce an expanded strategic alliance that will help meet the CFOs’ growing demand for digital transformation initiatives in the workplace.

This strategic partnership will increase the size of both firms and provide twice as many resources for support services to customers. With the expansion of this existing long-term partnership, both organizations aim to:

  • Align resources by expertise to serve clients more efficiently in the Americas
  • Blend practice teams, business knowledge, and technical expertise in offering robust solutions to the EPM / CPM / Analytics marketplace
  • Share marketing and client acquisition expenses for driving mutual profitability
  • Develop New Products and Services to meet the needs of the CFO and the Office of Finance.

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FBL Financial Group Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2020 Results

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa–(BUSINESS WIRE)–FBL Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: FFG) today reported net income attributable to FBL Financial Group for the fourth quarter of 2020 of $27.8 million, or $1.14 per diluted common share, compared to net income of $34.7 million, or $1.40 per diluted common share, for the fourth quarter of 2019. Adjusted operating income(1) totaled $27.3 million, or $1.11 per common share, for the fourth quarter of 2020, compared to $34.8 million, or $1.41 per common share, for the fourth quarter of 2019. Fourth quarter 2020 earnings reflect:

  • Unfavorable mortality results largely due to claims related to COVID-19
  • Higher equity income
  • Favorable market performance resulting in lower amortization of acquisition costs and a lower increase in reserves associated with Guaranteed Living Withdrawal Benefits (GLWB)
  • The benefit of other investment-related income
  • A focus on expense control
  • A lower effective tax rate
  • Continued investment in the
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IoT for Finance Market Size Research Report 2021: Global Industry Analysis, Business Development, Share, Trends, Future Growth Forecast to 2025

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Feb 03, 2021 (The Expresswire) —
Global “IoT for Finance Market” report effectively defines the market value, volume, price trend, and development opportunities. Research report covers each geographical region based on the growth rate, macroeconomic parameters, consumer buying patterns, demand and present scenarios in the IoT for Finance industry. The market report also focuses on IoT for Finance market share, size, trends and global major leading industry players with information. The report on the IoT for Finance market is an exclusive and deep study that delivers a comprehensive overview of the industry contains the recent trends and future scopes of the IoT for Finance market in terms of product and services. This report analyses the impact of the COVID-19 on the IoT for Finance market share in the short and long term.

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70% of Global Business and Finance Execs Lack Confidence in Data

A global survey of C-suite executives and Finance and Accounting (F&A) professionals commissioned by accounting automation software leader BlackLine, Inc. (Nasdaq: BL) has revealed that less than a third (29%) of respondents are confident that the financial data they use for financial analysis and forecasting is accurate – even though a third (33%) indicate they are now under more pressure to provide an accurate picture of company performance because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The survey of 1,300 business leaders and F&A professionals in seven markets (US, Canada, UK, Germany, France, Singapore, Australia) was conducted by independent researcher Censuswide and examined the impact of COVID-19 on a randomly selected sample of large organizations.  Findings suggest that while businesses now recognize the critical role financial data has to play in informing business strategy and continuity, poor visibility and a lack of access to real-time data is hindering companies’ ability to respond

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PennyMac Financial Services, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2020 Results and Increases Quarterly Dividend

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–PennyMac Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE: PFSI) today reported net income of $452.8 million for the fourth quarter of 2020, or $5.97 per share on a diluted basis, on revenue of $1.0 billion. Book value per share increased to $47.80 from $41.67 at September 30, 2020.

PFSI’s Board of Directors declared a fourth quarter cash dividend of $0.20 per share, a 33 percent increase from the prior quarter, payable on February 25, 2021, to common stockholders of record as of February 12, 2021.

PFSI’s Board of Directors also approved an increase to its stock repurchase authorization from $500 million to $1.0 billion of outstanding common stock.

Fourth Quarter 2020 Highlights

  • Pretax income was $617.2 million, down 15 percent from the prior quarter and up 204 percent from the fourth quarter of 2019
    • Strong earnings driven by core production and servicing results partially offset by fair value
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