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Description of Liquidity ratios

(See attached file for full problem description) --- 2. Gulf and Northern total current assets, net working capital, and inventory for each of the past four years is as follows: 1999 2000 2001 2002 Total current asset Net working c

Managerial Finance

As the discount rate becomes higher and higher, the present value of infows approaches: A) 0, B) minus infinity, C) plus infinity, D) need more information

Present Value

You have determined the profitability of a planned project by finding the present value of all the cash flow from that project. Which of the following would cause the project to look less appealing, that is, have a lower present value? a. The discount rate decrease. b. The Cash flows are extended over a longer period of t


You must show all your work on this homework to receive credit. Downloadable Financials Data Return to Hoover's Annual Financials Annual Financials Income Statement (All dollar amounts in millions except per share amounts.) Dec 04 Dec 03 Dec 02 Revenue 13,564.70 12,358.60 11,356.60 Costs of Good

Discount Rate

One task of a financial manager is to do research on the main competition to the firm you work for. Do some research using Yahoo Finance and other search engines on these two competitors, then write a two to three page paper answering the following question: Is your reference company more or less risky to the point of view o

What is the price of the stock rounded to the nearest dollar?

EZee Enterprises' common stock dividend is expected to grow at 5% for the next 2 years and then at 0% indefinitely. If the current dividend is $4 and the required return is 14%, what is the price of the stock rounded to the nearest dollar? A) $31 B) $24 C) $28 D) $41 E) $43

Once opportunity costs

True or False Once opportunity costs are recognized they typically do not result in a direct reduction of cash but must be allocated as a cash outflow.

CCA rates

True of False Other factors held constant, higher CCA rates have the effect of reducing taxes and increasing cash flows.

Board of Director

True or False When the Board of Directors carefully selects and then appoints the management team, this is an example of an indirect agency cost.


1. Myers Business Systems is evaluating the introduction of a new product. The possible levels of unit sales and the probabilities of their occurrence are given below: Possible Sales Market Reaction in Units Probabilities Low response . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 .10 Moderate response . . . . . . . . . 40 .30 High respons

Sara Lee Corporation

Sara Lee Corporation earned revenues of $17.7 billion during 20x1 and ended the year with net income of $2.3 billion. During 20x1, Sara Lee collected $18.0 billion from customers and paid cash for all of its expenses plus an additional $0.4 billion on 20x0 expenses left over from the preceding year. Answer these questions abou

Managerial Finance

Firms with a high degree of operating leverage are: a)easily capable of surviving large changes in sales volume, b)usually trading off lower levels of risk for higher profits, c)significantly affected by changes in interest rates, d)trading off higher fixed costs for lower per-unit variable costs.

Bonds and sinking fund deposits

I would just like someone to check this and tell me if I'm on the right track with this or totally off. Thanks! --- BE2-20 Gordon Company issued $1,000,000, 10-year bonds and agreed to make annual sinking fund deposits of $80,000. The deposits are made at the end of each year into an account paying 5% annual interest. What a

Annual sinking fund

Gordon Company issued $1,000,000, 10 year bonds and agreed to make annual sinking fund deposits of $80,000. The deposits are made at the end of each year into an account paying 5% annual interest. What amount will be in the sinking fund at the end of 10 years? How do I set this up to calculate?


Using the following financial information, calculate the current ratio and inventory turnover ratio for Wal-Mart and Target. What does it tell you? Discuss. Wal-Mart Balance Sheet Wal-Mart Get Balance Sheet for: View: Annual Data | Quarterly Data All numbers in thousands PERIOD ENDING 31-Jan-05 31-Jan-04 31-J

15-2. Recording the Issuance of Common and Preferred Stock

2. (Recording the Issuance of Common and Preferred Stock) Kathleen Battle Corporation was organized on January 1, 2003. It is authorized to issue 10,000 shares of 8%, $100 par value preferred stock, and 500,000 shares of no par common stock with a stated value of $1 per share. The following stock transactions were completed duri

Value of a perpetual stream of payments

Given an interest rate of 10% per year, what is the value at the end of 5 years of a perpetual stream of 120$ annual payments starting at the end of year 9? I dont understand the time fator in this question - i.e how do you encorporate year 9 and year 5 into the appropriate formula Please provide the formula, solution and

Calculating ROA and ROE for finance.

Lily Cosmetics has annual sales of $500,000,000 $5,000,000 maintains a net after tax profit margin of 5% and has a sales-to-assets ratio of 4 a. What is its return on assets? b. If its debt/equity ratio is 0.5, what is the return on equity?


Why can taking a riskier route be more effective than taking a conservative route when investing? (Example: A company looking to expand)

Finance - three different $1,000 maturity corporate bonds to buy

You are evaluating three different $1,000 maturity corporate bonds to buy. The ABC Company bond has a 7 percent annual coupon with 7 years remaining while the XYZ Company bond has a 10 percent annual coupon with 5 years remaining. You could also buy a newly issued 10-year bond from Widget Company of America that has a 12 perc

Finance - three different capital projects

A company is considering three different capital projects. Each project will require the same amount of capital outflow. As the CFO you instruct your financial analyst to discount project A's cash stream at 14 percent, project B's cash stream at 12 percent, and project C's cash stream at 17 percent. In doing so, which project

Mortgage Lenders

On a very general and high level view what are some of the strengths and weaknesses that a bank's mortgage loan area can have? What are some of the changes that can be made to improve a bank's position as a mortgage lender? What recommendations can be made?

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Go to this sponsored by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. You will see that this site offers summary data on financial institutions. Click on the link that says "Quarterly Banking Profile." From the dropdown menu that says "Report Date," select the most recent date. Then click on "Complete Q

Allowance for Doubtful Accounts; Finance Charges; Sales of Receivables

E1-2 The ledger of Salizer Company at the end of the current year shows Accounts Receivable 110,000 , Sales 840,000, and sales Returns and Allowances 40,000. Instructions : A) If Allowances for Doubtful Accounts has a credit balance of 2,500 in the trial balance, journalize the adjusting entry at December 31, assuming bad

Financial Services Industry Report

I need help with the questions below to get me started. Thank you. ----------------------------------- 1. Explain the roles of financial institutions in the global economy. 2. Discuss how the financial services industry is likely to change over the next decade. 3. Discuss how these changes might impact stakeholder