Using the Panera Bread website, https://www.panerabread.com/en-us/company/investor-relations.html
conduct a financial ratio analysis for the 2010 fiscal year using the following ratios: Current ratio, quick ratio, net profit margin, return on investment, return on equity, inventory turnover, days of inventory, asset turnover, fixed asset turnover, average collection period, debt-to-asset ratio, and debt-to-equity ratio.
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Panera Bread Financial Ratio Analysis
Current ratio for Panera Bread in 2010 was 1.6 which indicates good ability of the company to pay off its current liabilities using current assets. Quick ratio is 1.5, hence even if inventories are taken off from current assets, the company is in good position to pay off its short term obligations and be left with enough assets to continue operations.
The profit margin is little below the average profit margin of the company which is 7.65%. However it is lower than competitors which have wider variety of products and have access to greater financial resources.
The return on investment is 12.1% which is greater than industry average ...
This solution of 481 words gives a financial ratio analysis for Panera Bread in the year 2010. It also includes an Excel spreadsheet containing all the financial ratios for Panera Bread in 2010.