EMC Corporation posted a fairly promising financial results in the first quarter of 2013. EMC Q1 revenues reached USD 5.39 billion, an increase of 6% over the same quarter last year.
The GAAP net income of USD 580 million and first quarter GAAP earnings per weighted average number of diluted shares is USD 0.26.
Non-GAAP net income EMC reached USD 850 million, an increase of 4% compared to the same quarter the previous year. Non-GAAP earnings per weighted average number of diluted shares was USD 0.39, up 5% from year to year.
Joe Tucci, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of EMC said EMC’s solid financial results in the first quarter illustrates the power and precision of their execution strategy that offers efficiency, control, choice and greater agility to customers.
“Our three business federation – EMC Information Infrastructure, VMware and Pivotal – focusing on the IT sector is expected to experience high growth in the next decade: cloud computing, Big Data and IT reliable,” he added, in a written statement on Thursday (16 / 5/2013).
PT Bank Rakyat Indonesia Tbk (BBRI) recorded a net profit of Rp 5.01 trillion at the end of March 2013, up 18.76% over the same period in 2012 and Rp 4.22 trillion.
As quoted from the press release, Wednesday (24/04/2013), profit growth is in line with the increase in the BRI loans reached 27.6% on an annual basis. BRI micro loans grew 22.3%, up from last year’s first quarter growth recorded 16.12%.
With this growth rate, the micro segment is the largest contributor BRI loan portfolio, which reached 31.07%. For the record, the contribution of micro-credit in the loan portfolio BRI BRI continues to increase within 5 (five) years.
BRI micro credit growth is not just merely result in an increase in outstanding loans, but also results in an increase in the number of customers. Until the end of March 2013, the number of micro borrowers BRI reached 5.7 million people.
Credit to small and medium-sized business segment, which is the result of a trickle-down corporate segment, grew by 183% over the same period last year.
Singapore – Indonesia Warriors win again when it meets advanced JobStreet.com Singapore Slingers in the ASEAN Basketball League (ABL). Playing at home against, the Warriors won 63-53.
In the match at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on Tuesday (14/05/2013) night, the Warriors in control of the game early. They lead 15-13 at the end of the first quarter.
Entering the second quarter, the Warriors managed to increase the margin to the home team. Scored 18 extra points, they lead 33-26.
The third quarter went pretty tight. The Warriors had 14 points in the quarter, while the Slingers added 13 points.
In the final quarter, the Warriors are still able to maintain a distance with the Slingers. Todd Purves team made it to the victory was his 16th of the season.
Chris Daniels contributed 15 points for the Warriors. Of camp Slingers, Rashaad Singleton scored 23 points, while Phillip Morrison 17 points.