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    11.12 Whittaker, Inc: Income statement and ratio analysis

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    See attached case study for Whittaker, IncProblem Description:

    Presented below are partially completed financial statements for Whittaker, Inc.:

    WHITTAKER, INC.
    Income Statement
    For the Year Ended December 31, 2011

    Sales $ ?
    Cost of goods sold ?
    Gross profit $ ?
    Operating expenses ?
    Income from operations $ ?
    Interest expense ?
    Income before taxes $ ?
    Income taxes (20%) ?
    Net income $ ?

    WHITTAKER, INC.
    Balance Sheet
    December 31, 2011

    Current assets:
    Cash $ ?
    Accounts receivable ?
    Merchandise inventory ?
    Total current assets $171,000
    Property, plant and equipment, net ?
    Total assets $ ?

    Current liabilities $ ?
    Bonds payable, 15% 70,000
    Total liabilities $ ?
    Owners' equity:
    Common stock, $2 par value 10,000
    Additional paid-in-capital 15,000
    Retained earnings ?
    Total owners' equity ?
    Total liabilities and owners' equity $ ?

    Additional information:
    Financial ratios computed from these financial statements include the following:
    Current ratio 1.9 to 1
    Acid-test ratio 1.3 to 1
    Debt/equity ratio 2.0 to 1
    Inventory turnover 4.0 times
    Accounts receivable turnover 6.8 times
    Times interest earned 4.45 times
    Gross profit ratio 40%
    Return on investment 12%
    Earnings per share $5.52

    All sales during the year were made on account. Cash collections during the year exceeded sales
    by $14,000, and no uncollectible accounts were written off.

    The balance of the accounts receivable account was $57,000 on January 1, 2011.

    No common stock was issued during the year.

    Dividends declared and paid during the year were $7,600.

    The balance of the inventory account was $48,000 on January 1, 2011.

    Interest expense on the income statement relates to the 15% bonds payable; $10,000 of these bonds
    were issued on May 1, 2011; the remaining amount of bonds payable were outstanding throughout
    the year. All bonds were issued at face value.

    Instructions:

    Please proceed to the "Analysis" worksheet and complete the basic problem requirements. Complete the problem
    requirements by entering appropriate amounts or formulas in shaded worksheet cells:

    a. Complete the income statement and balance sheet for Whittaker, Inc. Show how each amount was determined.
    b. After completing part a, use your answers to recompute each of the financial ratios provided as additional
    information.

    After completing the "Analysis" worksheet, please proceed to the "What the Numbers Mean" worksheet and respond
    to the additional requirements presented.

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    Your tutorial is in Excel. Click in cells to see formula. I added a few notes so you can follow the work. I interpreted the ratios with just a word or two.

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