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# Financial Ratios

### Important Information about Trend Analysis on A/R and A/R Turnover Ratio

Question was:Please complete a trend analysis (at least 2 consecutive years) on A/R and the A/R turnover ratio for at least 2 years for company Multimedia Games (Nasdaq: MGAM). Also, discuss what these results may indicate about the company. http://quotes.nasdaq.com/asp/SummaryQuote.asp?symbol=MGAM&selected=MGAM Thanks

### Risk preferences, Risk analysis, Portfolio analysis, Expected Return, Sensitivity analysis, Case Study: Assessing the Goal of Sports Products, Inc

P5-3 Risk preferences: Sharon Smith, the financial manager for Barnett Corporation, wishes to evaluate three prospective investments: X, Y, and Z. Currently, the firm earns 12% on its investments, which have a risk index of 6%. The expected return and expected risk of the investments are as follows: Investment Expected retur

### Leverage and Capital Costs

A firm currently has a debt-equity ratio of 1/2. The debt, which is virtually riskless, pays an interest rate of 6 percent. The expected rate of return on the equity is 12 percent. What would happen to the expected rate of return on equity if the firm reduced its debt-equity ratio to 1/3? Assume the firm pays no taxes.

### Rate of return, WACC, & equity value of Hyatt Corporation

Need help with the following questions. Reuth Corporation is interested in acquiring Hyatt Corporation. Hyatt has 5 million shares outstanding and a target capital structure consisting of 35 percent debt. Reuth's debt interest rate is 10 percent. Assume that the risk-free rate of interest is 2 percent and the market risk

### Maxson Products break-even using equation method

Maxson Products distributes a single product, a woven basket whose selling price is \$8 and whose variable cost is \$6 per unit. The company's monthly fixed expense is \$5,500. Required: Solve for the company's break-even point in unit sales using the equation method. Solve for the company's break-even point in sales dollars

### Mustang Company: Compute 14 common ratios

See attached file. The comparative statements of Mustang Company are shown below. Mustang Company Income Statements For the years ended Dec 31 2005 2004 Net Sales \$780,000 \$624,000 Cost of good sold 440,000 405,600 Gross profit 340,000 218,400 Selling and administrative expense 146,880

### Mgmt 201: nature of costs, target income, CVP, break-even, contribution margin ratio

Please answer part one and explain in detail for part two. 1. A cost that changes in proportion to changes in volume of activity is a(n): A. Differential cost. B. Fixed cost. C. Incremental cost. D. Variable cost. E. Product cost. 2. A target income refers to: A. Income at the break-even point. B. Incom

### Calculate break even point for gasoline at a gas station

It would be interesting to see how gas stations and convenience store have the price of gasoline calculated into their break-even point. Explain

### Invest in Bank of America stock or not: state reasons, factors, ratios, trends, cash flow

Please help to indicating whether invest or not in the Bank of America Corp. Please check this site for : http://caps.fool.com/Ticker/BAC/Statements.aspx Please include ANY major factors that support the decision (financial ratio of company, company's historical trends, as well as the cash flow, the income statement, and oth

### Identify four financial ratios and why it's important to understand what ratios mean

Financial ratios are important to the understanding of the financial health of a company. You and your colleagues work for a financial services firm. Your are discussing the merits of the various financial ratios. Identify four financial ratios and state what they tell you about a firm and why it's important to understand wh

### Cartier Custom Products: Enhancing Return on Investments and Ethical Considerations

Cartier Custom Products has three operating divisions, which are appropriately treated as investment centers. Each of the investment centers is run by a divisional manager. The managers are evaluated on the basis of ROI performance. Those managers with the best ROI figures are most likely to be promoted to higher-level corporate

### 12-44, 12-45, 12-48: Calculate return on investment, computing residual income

Please see attachment. There are several pages attached but this posting is only for 12-44, 12-45 and 12-48. Please leave detailed answers. 12-44 Return on investment measurement issues Green Company has prepared the following information for three of its divisions: a. Compute each division's return on investment a

### Axel Telecommunications-Residual dividend model

Axel Telecommunications has a target capital structure that consists of 70 percent debt and 30 percent equity. The company anticipates that its capital budget for the upcoming year will be \$3,000,000. If Axel reports net income of \$2,000,000 and it follows a residual distribution model with all distributions as dividends, what w

### Compare P/E Ratios

One of the more closely watched ratios by investors is the price/earnings or P/E ratio. By dividing price per share, analysts get insight into the value the market attaches to a company's earnings. More specifically, a high P/E ratio (in comprasion to companies in the same industry) may suggest the stock is overpriced. Also, the

### Pro's and Con's of Financial Management

Pro's and Con's of Financial Management

### Financial ratio analysis for BC Corporation

In the attached files are a listing of ratios to be prepared, and financial statement information for BC Corporation.

### A Residual Earnings Valuation

An analyst presents you with the following pro forma (in millions) that gives her forecast of earnings and dividends for 2007-2011. She ask you to value the 1,380 million shares outstanding at the end of 2006 when common shareholders equity stood at 4310 million use a required return for equity of 10 percent in calculating.

### Ratios/Pro-forma income

Calculate a few ratios and compare Reed's results with industry averages. What do these ratios indicate? Assuming that Reed's can improve its operations to be in line with the industry averages, construct a 1995 pro forma income statement. Assume that net sales will be reduced 5 percent to \$1,938,000 but that depreciation a

### Ratio Calculations for Reed's Clothier

For question 1 of the attached file, I need ratio calculations for everything in Exhibit 4 for Reed's Clothier versus the industry. Can you also explain how you did this? Also having trouble with question 3. Can you help me with this question, as well? Thank you in advance. ** See ATTACHED file for complete details **

### Financial Analysis by Ratios

Can you help me get started with this assignment? Using the 2007 GE Annual Report (http://www.ge.com/ar2007/index.jsp) perform a financial analysis on the selected organization to include liquidity, efficiency, and profitability ratios, asset management, debt management, and market returns. Based on your analysis, prepare a r

### Analysis of Annual Report-Harley-Davidson

Harley-Davidson http://www.harley-davidson.com/wcm/Content/Pages/Investor_Relations/2007_annual_report_launch.jsp?locale=en_US Prepare a paper that includes performance ratios based on the company's last two annual reports and data available on the company's Web site. o Compute the eight ratios listed below for two con

### Financial Accounting practice problems

Please see the attached and complete the 2 practice problems in excel. Please complete these 2 practice problems in excel. 1. P13-1A Here are comparative statement data for East Company and West Company, two competitors. All balance sheet data are as of December 31, 2007, and December 31, 20

### Jack Frost Company: compute 14 financial ratios for 2007

See attached file. Computing Ratios JACK FROST COMPANY Income Statements For the Years Ended December 31 The comparative statements of Jack Frost Company are presented here. 2007 2006 Net sales \$1,890,540 \$1,750.500 Costs of goods sold 1,058,540 996,000 Gross profit 832,000 754,500 Selling and administrative

### ABC Fitness: computation of asset activity ratios

Use the annual information found in the attachment. Calculate the following asset activity ratios for the end of 2005: Average Collection Period Inventory Turnover Total Asset Turnover To receive full credit on this assignment, please show all work, including formulae and calculations used to arrive at financial v

### Return on investment from a short sale of stock

You short sell 100 shares of a stock at \$60 per share and there is 50% initial margin requirement. The price drops to \$55 per share, what is the value of your account equity on the account balance sheet? What is your percentage margin? What is your return on the investment?

### Higher debt-to-equity ratio

At first glance assessment one might think that a trending higher debt-to-equity ratio is a bad sign for the company. What if a restaurant higher dept ratio was an indicator of increase stockholder financing to expand the business resulting in additional revenues. So its useful to know the different aspect of reading the ratios

### Ratio analysis: Is it becoming easier for Acelicom to pay its bills as they come due?

See the attached file. Shannon Michaels is interested in the stock of Acelicom, a company that sells building materials to the construction industry. Before purchasing the stock, Shannon would like your help in analyzing the following data: Year 3 Year 2 Year 1 Sales trend 135 122 110 Current ratio 2.5 2.4 2.2 A

### Financial Analysis (key strengths and weaknesses) of Home Depot

Here are the requirements of the assignment. "Select a publicly traded organization. Locate the financial section of the organization's most recent annual report. Perform a financial analysis on your selected organization to include liquidity, efficiency, and profitability ratios, asset management, debt management, and market re

### MCQ: Contribution Margin Ratio, operating income changes, unit selling price increases

4. The contribution margin ratio is _________. the same as the variable cost ratio the same as profit the portion of equity contributed by the stockholders the same as the profit-volume ratio 5. Halter Inc.'s unit selling price is \$70, the unit variable costs are \$45, fixed costs are \$

### Return on Investment

Please see attachment. ASSIGNMENT - DuPONT SYSTEM OF RETURN ON INVESTMENT Instructions to record the ratios for return on investment (assets) using the DuPont system. Instructions. You will need a small calculator to complete the assignment. 1) Enter the correct figures from the Income Statement and Bala