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    Evaluate Barnes & Noble's financial performance for 2007 and 2008 using financial ratios. Calculate the following ratios for each year:

    a) Current
    b) Debt
    c) ROE (Return on Equity)
    d) Days receivable

    Be sure to discuss the trend for each of the above ratios.

    See link for report: http://www.barnesandnobleinc.com/for_investors/annual_reports/Barnes_%26_Noble_2007_Annual_Report.pdf

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    2007: Current Ratio = = = 1.29
    2008: Current Ratio = = = 1.24
    The trend for current ratio decreases.
    2007: Debt ratio = = = 63.56%
    2008: Debt ratio = = = 66.93%
    The debt ratio trend is ...

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