What is the equity method? When is it used? Identify the journal entries.
1. The capital asset pricing model (CAPM) contends that there is systematic and unsystematic risk for an individual security. Which is the relevant risk variable and why is it relevant? Why is the other risk variable not relevant? 2 a. You expect an RFR of 10 percent and the market return (RM) of 14 percent. Compute the expec
ABC Enterprises follows a moderate current asset investment policy, but it is now considering whether to shift to a restricted or perhaps to a relaxed policy. The firm's annual sales are $400,000; its fixed assets are $100,000; its target capital structure calls for 50% debt and 50% equity; its EBIT is $35,000; the interest rate
2. Duke Energy has been paying dividends steadily for 20 years. During this time, dividends have grown at a compound annual rate of 7%. If Duke Energy's current stock price is $78 and the firm's plans to pay a dividend of $6.50 next year, what is Duke's cost of common stock equity?
You have been given the attached information on the Crum Company. Crum expects sales to grow by 25 percent in 2007 and operating costs should increase in proportion to sales. Fixed assets were being operated at 70 percent of capacity in 2006, but all other assets were used to full capacity. Underutilized fixed assets cannot be
Please analayze the performance of the company.
Firms HD and LD are identical except for their level of debt and the interest rates they pay on debt--HD has more debt and pays a higher interest rate on that debt. Based on the data given below, what is the difference between the two firms' ROEs? Applicable to Both Firms Firm HD's Data Firm LD's Data Assets $200 Debt ratio 50%
Instructions (a) Prepare a vertical analysis of the 2009 income statement data for Douglas Company and Maulder Company in columnar form. Net income (Douglas) 6.6%; (Maulder) 3.0% (b) Comment on the relative profitability of the companies by computing the return on assets and the return on common stockholders' equity rati
1. An analyst applies the Du Pont system of financial analysis to the following data for a company: ? Leverage ratio (assets/equity) 2.2 ? Total asset turnover 2.0 ? Net profit margin 5.5% ? Dividend payout ratio 31.8% What is the company's return on equity? ---------- I just want to confirm my answer and
How much are you willing to pay for one share of this stock if you want to earn 12% return on your equity investments?
Leslie's Unique Clothing Stores offers a common stock that pays an annual dividend of $2.00 a share. The company has promised to maintain a constant dividend. How much are you willing to pay for one share of this stock if you want to earn 12% return on your equity investments? A. $10.00 B. $13.33 C. $16.67 D. $18.88 E. $20
Utilizing the following information on the Smithwick Company,compute the firm's return on equity. Balance Sheet (000s) Current assets $1,500 Current liabilities $ 910 Fixed assets 7,000 Long-term liabilities 1,200
Evaluate Pepsi's financial performance over the past two years using financial ratios. Calculate the following ratios for each year (Return on equity) and (Days receivable) Be sure to discuss the trend for each ratio and what it tells you about the organization's financial health. Be sure to properly cite your sources of fin
See the attached file for full case. I am a bit weak understanding the Capstone case. I read through the solution that was posted online already but I am not 100% clear. For example, in question b) why is advertising disclosed separately even though carefully controlled? Or in part E how would you know the equity position did
See the attached file. 1. Millman Electronics will produce 60,000 stereos next year. Variable costs will equal 50% of sales, while fixed costs will total $120,000. At what price must each stereo be sold for the company to achieve an EBIT of $95,000? $6.57 $6.87 $7.17 $7.47 $7.77 2
For the year ended December 31, 2009, Ebanks Inc., earned a ROI of 12%. Sales for the year were $96 million and average asset turnover was 2.4. Average owners equity was $32 million. a) Calculate Ebanks Inc., margin and net income b) Calculate EbanksInc, return on equity
I am having a hard time understanding this question. I came up with 450 million but it did not match the answer in the book. What am I doing wrong? Using the corporate valuation model, the value of a company's operations is $750 million. The company's balance sheet shows $50 million in short-term investments that are unrelate
To procure the basic financial documents for the company go to Intel's 2006 Financial Statements. Then, following the instructions laid out in this presentation on financial ratios and the examples given in this summary, perform a basic financial analysis of the company by calculating the following indicators (There are multipl
The Vogel Corporation reported net income for Year 6 of $355,000. Vogel began the year with 200,000 shares of $5 par value common shares outstanding and 5,000 shares of $100 par value 8% preferred shares outstanding. On July 1, Vogel sold (issued) 20,000 shares of common stock for $12 per share. Vogel paid dividends to both t
The Phoenix Company has the following results: Net Sales $7,000,000 Net Total Assets $5,000,000 Depreciation 200,000 Net Income 500,000 Long-Term Debt 2,500,000 Equity 1,800,000 Dividends 180,000 Compute Phoenix's ROE directly. Confirm this using the three components (ratios) combined
ROE = ROIC + (ROIC - i')D/E. Assume your company has a return on invested capital of 12%. Also assume your borrowing costs will rise as you employ more debt in your capital structure. a) Calculate ROE for the following combinations of capital structure and borrowing costs. i) D/E = 0.
Use the current stock prices from Sears, Google, and Ford motor company to make up a portfolio to invest in. Investments will be made of $100,000 into each company. Based on beta of each selected company and the proportion invested in each company, compute the portfolio beta. Based on the return (ROE) on each select company and
7. The Bluebird Company has a $10,000 liability it must pay three years from today. The company is opening a savings account so that the entire amount will be available when this debt needs to be paid. The plan is to make an initial deposit today and then deposit an additional $2,500 a year for the next three years, starting one
A company sells its product on credit, it has a profit margin of 4 percent, days sales o/s equal to 60 days, receivables of $150,000 total assets of $3,000,000 and a debt ratio of .64 What is the Return on Equity (ROE)?
Answer: 3.37% due to financing; -0.07% due to change in spread; 3.44% due to change in leverage. Please show work as this is being used as a study guide. Analyzing a change in Return on Common Equity The following numbers were calculated from the financial statements for a firm for 2006 and 2005:
Please show work. The following numbers were calculated from the financial statements for a firm for 2006 and 2005: Return on common equity (ROCE) Return on net operating assets (RNOA) Net borrowing cost (NBC) Average net financial obligations (millions) Average common equity (millions) 2006 15.2% 11.28% 2.9% $
Explain why borrowing might lever up the return on common equity?
I went online to the SEC filings and pulled Disney's 10K report for 2007/2006 to get my numbers to calculate the ROE. To calculate the ROE you need the net income divided by the stockholder's equity. I see the net income line on the report but can't find the stockholder's equity line where I need to find the numbers. Can you
7. Companies generate income from their "regular" operations and from other sources like interest earned on the securities they hold, which is called non-operating income. Lindley Textiles recently reported $12,500 of sales, $7,250 of operating costs other than depreciation, and $1,000 of depreciation. The company had no amort
You know that when expanding and investing in projects overseas as Acme plans to, it is essential to understand such things as return on equity (ROE) and internal rate of return (IRR). Using Internet sources (you may want to start with the websites listed below) gather information on ROE and IRR. Post a two to three paragraph ex
Return on equity Midwest Packaging's ROE last year was only 3 percent, but its management has developed a new operating plan that calls for a total debt ratio of 60 percent,which will result in annual interest charges of $300,000. Management projects an EBIT of $1,000,000 on sales of $10,000,000, and it expects to have a total a