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Thursday, October 24, 2013

VISA: Q4 2013


October 23, 2013, its board of directors had declared a quarterly dividend in the aggregate amount of $0.40 per share. The quarterly dividend increase raises the annual dividend rate from$1.32 per share to $1.60 per share. payable on December 3, 2013, ex-date November 15, 2013

Q4 2013 Visa Inc. Earnings Conference Call at 10/30/13.

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RESULT (30/10/2013)

  • Quarterly net income of $1.2 billion or $1.85 per diluted class A common share, an increase of 15% and 20%, respectively
  • Full-year 2013 net income of $5.0 billion or $7.59 per diluted class A common share, an increase of 18% and 23%, respectively
  • The Company authorizes a new $5.0 billion repurchase program, in addition to the previously announced 21% quarterly dividend increase




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24/10/2013: Received the VISA annual report 2012

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

超级工程#2:上海中心大厦

超级工程#2:上海中心大厦
The tallest (632m) green building equipped with 

  1. 15 off vertical-axis wind turbines generated 350,000 kWh
  2. double layer wind screen reduce heat exchange external and internal, reduce heat loss 50%
  3. rain water recycle system capacity equal 250 standard swimming pool.
Total energy and water saving 25%. 

Construction kick start 2008 Nov, Expected completion 2015