Please help answering financial analysis questions, the tables are in the attached file.
1. Using the data presented above:
a. Recreate the income statement and balance sheet using formulas wherever possible. Each statement should be on a separate excel worksheet. Try to duplicate the formatting exactly. (must be in excel worksheet)
b. On another excel worksheet, create a statement of cash flows for 2011. Do not enter any numbers directly on this worksheet. All formulas should be linked directly to the source on previous worksheets.
c. Using Excel's outlining feature, create an outline on the statement of cash flows that, when collapsed, shows only the subtotals for each section.
d. Suppose that sales were $3,800,000 in 2011 rather than $3,500,000. What is the 2011 net income and retained earnings? (must be in Excel worksheet)
e. Undo the changes from part d, and change the tax rate to 40%. What is the 2011 net income and retained earnings?
2. Using the data from the previous problem:
a. Create a common-size income statement for 2010 and 2011. This statement should be created on a separate worksheet with all formulas linked directly to the income statement. (must be in Excel worksheet)
b. Create a common-size balance sheet for 2010 and 2011. This statement should be created on a separate worksheet with all formulas linked directly to the balance sheet. (must be Excel worksheet)
The solution discusses the financial analysis with microsoft Excel.
Conducting Financial Analysis with Microsoft Excel
Practice Questions - Prepare in Word Document
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