Impairment charge

DailyFinance  Sep 10  Comment 
DOYLESTOWN, PA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/10/14 -- ProPhase Labs, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRPH) ( announced today it will likely report a $3.6 million charge for the impairment of the Company's intangible asset, certain licensed...
SeekingAlpha  Aug 8  Comment 
By The Investment Doctor: Last month, I wrote an article on Ausdrill (OTCPK:AUSDF) stating that the company was trading at just a fraction of its book value and that it had a very big cushion which would withstand a harsh impairment charge. Now...
DailyFinance  Jul 29  Comment 
GrafTech International Ltd. (NYSE:GTI) today announced an estimated $126 million non-cash impairment charge and additional initiatives to increase its global competitiveness, reduce cost and improve profitability. These...  Jul 14  Comment 
WASHINGTON (dpa-AFX) - Leggett & Platt Inc. (LEG) said Monday that it expects to record a $108 million pre-tax, non-cash goodwill impairment charge for the second quarter to reflect the complete write off of the goodwill associated with the Store...
The Globe and Mail  Jan 11  Comment 
Fourth-quarter earnings hit by write-down of old aluminum-smelting acquisitions
Reuters  Jan 10  Comment 
Alcoa Inc reported a massive quarterly loss on Thursday after recent declines in aluminum prices led to a $1.7 billion non-cash impairment charge on smelter acquisitions.
Reuters  Jan 9  Comment 
Alcoa Inc reported a massive quarterly loss on Thursday after recent declines in aluminum prices led to a $1.7 billion non-cash impairment charge on smelter acquisitions.  Aug 1  Comment 
Barrick Gold Corp reported stronger-than-expected quarterly results on Thursday, sending its shares up as much as 5.6% even as it recorded a massive $8.7 billion impairment charge and cut its dividend by 75%.
Mining Weekly  Jul 29  Comment 
The share price of metals miner Oz Minerals declined on Monday as the company announced an impairment charge of between A$200-million and A$240-million for is Prominent Hill asset. The miner told shareholders that the anticipated asset impairment...
The Globe and Mail  Jul 27  Comment 
The charge was tied to two of Newmont’s Australian mines


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An Impairment Charge is incurred when the fair value of a company's goodwill is less than the recorded value. If the fair value of goodwill is less than the recorded value, a company's goodwill is said to be "impaired" and the difference (between the fair value and recorded value) must be charged off as an expense.

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