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Financial Statement Analysis CVS & Walgreens

See attached files. Compare current (& past two years) financial statements for CVS & Walgreens Industry Drug Stores in accordance to the instructions below. An example is attached. Assignment: You are the assistant to the CEO of a major company. Your CEO keeps an eye on the competition, and asks you to do the fol

Analyze Financial Statements of Nike

Using the latest 2008, 2009 Annual Cash Flow Statements for Nike analyze the following: Operating Cash Flows: Investment Cash Flows: Financing Cash Flows: Overall Analysis of the Cash Flow Statement: Using the 2008,2009 Income and Balance Sheet Statements analyze the following: Sales and Accounts Receivable:

Statement of Cash Flows.

Attached is the Statement of Cash Flows I am working with, which is for Harley Davidson. Assistance is need with the financing activities. I need to prepare an interpretation of their cash flow for the last three years, but only the financing activities section. I need to identify the basic cash position and primary sources and

Mutual fund investing

Please type one page for the question below by MS Word: Summarize the concept of mutual fund investing. Include an explanation of the types of mutual funds, sales loans, open-end vs. closed-end funds, and the reasons why investors choose mutual fund investing over other alternatives. Be sure to mention expense ratios and includ

Annual Reports of PepsiCo and Coca-Cola

See the attached files. Review the annual reports for PepsiCo, Inc. and The Coca-Cola Company in Appendixes A & B, especially the Consolidated Statements of Income and the Balance Sheets on pp. A4, A6, B1, & B2 of Financial Accounting. Write a paper in APA format with citations and references that provides a financial com

I need some assistance with this problem to include references

Write a 3-5 page essay based "The Customer Is Boss," in Lafley and Charan's The Game-changer. In this chapter, Lafley explains how he effected a positive turn-around at Proctor and Gamble (P&G), by changing the culture when he took over as CEO. A fundamental element of P&G's innovative process was emphasis on developing a deepe

Locating the Financial Statements of a Company On-Line

Please help locate the financial statements of a company on-line. Provide detailing of the various topics below as they relate to the company. Assets Inventory method used (note your company must have inventory) Accounts Receivable including method of calculating bad debt expense Fixed assets including depreciation m

Pro forma Income Statement for a Firm

The firm is considering taking on $1 billion in debt over five years to accelerate the stock buyback program. Over a 11 year period the following trends were observed: Compounded annual growth rates: Sales 9% Earnings 11% Cash Flows 12% The company maintained: Average gross profit 77% EBITDA 53% EBIT 50% Net margin 31%

Calculation of beta

Pick at least one of the following companies and do the calculations that lead you to a result for beta, in a fashion similar to that which I used to compute 3M's beta in the Excel file included in this posting. Here is the list of the thirty companies that make up the Dow Jones Industrial 30 (with their ticker code): 3M (MM

Finance and Dividends Question

Natsam Corporation has $250 million of excess cash. The firm has no debt and 500 million shares outstanding with a current market price of $15 per share. Natsam's board has decided to pay out this cash as a one-time dividend. a. What is the ex-dividend price of a share in a perfect capital market? b. If the board inst

Finance questions - Cisco systems

12. Suppose Cisco Systems pays no dividends but spent $5billion on share repurchases last year. If Cisco's equity cost of capital is 12%, and if the amount spent on repurchases is expected to grow by 8% per year, estimate Cisco's market capitalization. If Cisco has 6billion shares outstanding, what stock price does this corre

Business

2. Banerjee Inc. wants to maintain a target capital structure with 30% debt and 70% equity. Its forecasted net income is $550,000, and its board of directors has decreed that no new stock can be issued during the coming year. If the firm follows the residual dividend policy, what is the maximum capital budget that is consisten

Define use of a Residual Dividend policy

1. If a firm adheres strictly to the residual dividend policy, then if its optimal capital budget requires the use of all earnings for a given year (along with new debt according to the optimal debt/total assets ratio), then the firm should pay a. no dividends except out of past retained earnings. b. no dividends to commo

Finance: planning process, forecast, budgeting, projection, cash flows

1. The key input to the short-run financial planning process is 1. 1. the cash budget. 2. 2. the pro forma income statement. 3. 3. the cash forecast. 4. 4. the sales forecast. 2.________ forecast is based on a buildup, or consensus, of sales forecasts through the firm's own sales channels, adjusted for addit

Alternative Dividend Policy

In 2008 the Keenan Company paid dividends $3.6 million on net income of $10.8 million. The year was normal, and for the past 10 years, earnings have grown at a constant rate of 10%. However, in 2009, earnings are expected to jump to $14.4 million, and the firm expects to have profitable investments opportunities of $8.4 million.

Accounting Principles: normal balances, statement of cash flows

PART I ? NORMAL BALANCES Instructions: Place a "D" (Debit) or "C" (Credit) in the space provided to indicate whether the account has a normal debit balance (D) or normal credit balance (C). 1. Retained Earnings 6. Common Stock 2. Equipment 7. Unearned Service Revenue 3. Depreciation Expense 8. Accumulate

Questions from reading

Questions 1. Georgia Lazenby believes a current liability is a debt that can be expected to be paid in one year. Is Georgia correct? Explain. 7. 1. What are long-term liabilities? Give two examples. 2. What is a bond? 8. Contrast these types of bonds: 1. Secured and unsecured. 2. Convertible and callable. 19. Valen

Emergency

As part of a Careers in Accounting program sponsored by accounting organizations and supported by your company, you will be taking a group of high-school students through the accounting department in your company. You will also provide them with various materials to explain the work of an accountant. One of the materials you wil

Penn Schumann, Inc: Holding too much cash

See attached file for balance sheet. George Liu, the CEO of Penn Schumann was a creature of habit. Every month he and Jennifer Rodriquez, the company's chief financial officer, met for lunch and an informal chat at Pierre's. Nothing was ever discussed until George had finished his favorite escalope de foie gras chaude. At

Transaction Reporting

Flesher Corporation was authorized to issue 100,000 shares of $5 par common stock and 50,000 shares of $50 par, 5%, cummulative preferred stock. Flesher Corporation completed the following transactions during its first two years of operation: 2009 Jan 2 Issued 15,000 shares of $5 par common stock for $8 per share. 15 Iss

Dividends, Stock Repurchase and Policy

1.When a firm pays a stated dollar dividend and adjusts the payment as earnings increase, its dividend policy can be called 1. 1. a target dividend-payout ratio policy. 2. 2. a low-regular-and-extra dividend policy. 3. 3. a regular dividend policy. 4. 4. a constant-payout-ratio dividend policy. 2.Tangshan

What is (are) true regarding the signaling view of dividend policy

5. Which of the following statements is (are) true regarding the signaling view (aka informational content) of dividend policy? a. Stock market (prices) generally react positively to dividend increases (above expected) b. Stock market (prices) generally react positively to dividend decreases (cuts) c. Stock market (prices)

Is dividend policy affected by a firm's great ideas and projects?

3. If a firm has a lot of great ideas and projects to invest in, the firm would prefer which dividend policy below? a. Low dividend payout b. High dividend payout c. Either, since dividend policy has nothing to do with capital budgeting (projects the firm is investing in)