Cost-volume-profit analysis as a tool used for decision making.
The Hershey Corporation:
Review the Consolidated Statements of Income In Hershey's 2007 annual report (ignore all figures below net income, such as, per share information). Using the spreadsheet below fill in requirements 1 through 4 in the spreadsheet using the following data:
1. Units Sold
a. 2005 - 100,000,000 units
b. 2006 - 100,400,000 units
c. 2007 - 200,000,000 units
2. Variable Manufacturing Costs Percentage- 45% of Cost of Sales
3. Variable Marketing Costs Percentage- 15% of Cost of Sales
4. Fixed Costs Percentage- 40% of Cost of Sales© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 25, 2018, 4:14 am ad1c9bdddf
The blue amounts are from the Hershey financial statements. The other amounts are calculated (click on cells) or point to the blue amounts so you can see how I responded to the requirements.