# Harding Company manufactures skates: compute ratios and break-even point in units

The Harding Company manufactures skates. The company's income statement for 2001 is as follows: (See attachment)

Given this income statement, compute the following:

a. Degree of operating leverage.

b. Degree of financial leverage.

c. Degree of combined leverage.

d. Break-even point in units (number of skates).

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The Harding Company manufactures skates. The company's income statement for 2001 is as follows:

Harding Company

Income Statement

For the Year Ended December 31, 2001

Sales (10,000 skates @ $50 each) $500,000

Less: Variable costs (10,000 skates at $20) 200,000

Fixed costs 150,000

Earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) 150,000

Interest expense 60,000

Earnings before taxes (EBT) 90,000

Income tax expense (40%) 36,000

Earnings after taxes (EAT)

$ 54,000

Given this income statement, compute the ...

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