Tag: 10-Ks

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Digging into Xerox’s 10-K…
March 1, 2010—Today's the deadline for the many companies that are on a calendar year to get their 10Ks in to the SEC, and the folks here at footnoted couldn't be happier. We won't bore you with how we spent our respective weekends combing through over 900 ...

Disney directors get a raise…
December 3, 2009—The Walt Disney Co. filed its 10-K yesterday and this exhibit in the filing caught our attention. As the exhibit notes, Disney's 11 outside board members received a raise from $65K a year to $80K a year. Granted, in terms of annual ...

On Tyson and T-Day…
November 24, 2009—On Friday night, I went to a screening of Food Inc. with Director Robert Kenner at the Phillipstown Depot, the former train station in Garrison that has been turned into a small theater. After the screening, Kenner took questions from the audience and ...

On XBRL and the footnotes…
October 5, 2009—I was supposed to be at this XBRL conference that is taking place today and tomorrow in Arlington, Va. but unfortunately came down with a nasty cold and decided to participate virtually via Twitter and by dialing in to the ...

Fast food goes new media…
June 26, 2009—Until this week, it seemed fairly safe to suppose that an impenetrable divide existed between the world of SEC filings and the technophiles who have already downloaded MashDeck. And then we read the exhibit to this 8-K, which included one of the first references we've ...

Revisiting the gun meme…
March 31, 2009—In the 10-K that storied rifle and shotgun manufacturer Remington Arms Co., Inc. filed on Tuesday, it had an interesting observation: "Management believes that despite the challenges in the banking industry, the resulting stock market drop, unstable fuel prices and the ensuing government bailout, we ...

More investigations for Office Depot…
February 25, 2009—Yesterday, Office Depot (ODP), like a growing number of retailers, announced disappointing results for the 4th quarter and the stock, already trading below $2 a share, is continuing to fall. While there was certainly plenty of negative news in the release, it was ...

Feeling greatly depressed?
February 23, 2009—It's 10K week here at footnoted which means lots and lots of filings. And one of the themes we're finding pretty interesting is the number of companies that seem to be mentioning the Great Depression in their filings. So much so that we're tempted to ...

A Three card monte kind of day…
September 15, 2008—Given everything else that is going on in the financial markets, today's an absolutey perfect day for a company to slip something into their filings, figuring that few people are likely to be paying attention. Last night, the SEC sent out one ...

Sensitive stuff at Cintas…
August 1, 2008—Earlier this year a Canadian publication called uniform maker Cintas Corporation (CTAS) one of the best employers in Canada. But last week, here in America, a union-backed group - angered by the 2007 death of a Cintas worker dragged into an industrial dryer at ...