Impairment charge

Reuters  Jan 29  Comment 
* Faces "deep, potentially lasting" change in environment (updates with share price move, quotes from chairman, trader)  Oct 21  Comment 
WASHINGTON (dpa-AFX) - Pentair Ltd. (PNR), a water and filtration-system provider, Tuesday reported a swing to loss in the third quarter from a profit last year, hurt by a hefty impairment charge related to its exit from Water Transport business...
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...


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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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