Essays Tagged: "Current ratio"

An assessment of the Telstra Corporation’s profitability, and short-term and long-term Liquidity.

its short-term financial commitments. Short-term liquidity ratios measure the relationship between current liabilities and current assets. This helps us measure the Telstra Corporation's ability to s ... s us measure the Telstra Corporation's ability to sell inventory, to collect receivables and to pay current liabilities. Following is the Current Ratio, the Quick Asset Ratio, the Stock Turnover Rate ...

(5 pages) 355 2 4.1 Apr/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Accounting Evaluation of Ford Motor Company

Working Capital................................................................................... 1Current Ratio & Quick Ratio.................................................................... ... atements, liquidity of Ford Motor Company is measured by analyzing factors such as working capitol, current ratio, quick ratio, receivable turnover, average days' sales uncollected, inventory turnover ...

(9 pages) 691 4 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Annual Report of a company - Toronto Dominion Bank

he company's solvency. It measures Canadian Tire's ability to pay their debts as they come due. The current ratio is a measurement of the company's ability to pay short-term debts. At the beginning of ... of the company's ability to pay short-term debts. At the beginning of the year 2000 Canadian Tire's current ratio was 1.32 to 1. At the end of the year the current ratio was 1.36 to 1. The current rat ...

(4 pages) 83 0 3.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Compaq , case study finanial analysis

pany is strong or weak in the four areas.Strong/Weak? Reason (standards indicated)Liquidity Strong (Current Ratio = 1.5 ) Liquidity was decreased from 2.3 in 1997 to 1.4 in 1998 below the industry ave ... oration which mean it will carry due to this merger its assets and its liabilities. As a result the current liabilities increased by 106% in 1998 in compare to the current assets which increased by 26 ...

(5 pages) 78 0 3.5 Sep/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Computer and Electronics Companies

Business studies

FINANCIAL PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT ASSESSMENT 3[A]i) Current Ratio = $ 200 000100 000= 2:1ii) Quick Liquidity Ratio = $ 200 000 - 10 000100 000 - ... $15391mii) Total assets have increased overall by $612 million, from 1997 to 1998.Although current assets decreased $599 million, non current assets increased $1 211 million.Total liabilities ... $1141 million. Retained profits were the most significant contributor to this increase.iii) Current Ratio (1998) = $ 4510m8546m= 0.53:1iv) Debt to Equity Ratio (1997) = 15920m9938m= 1. ...

(1 pages) 448 4 1.8 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Ratio Analysis and Statement of Cash Flows for Ford and GM

se financial statements, each company can be measured by analyzing factors such as return on sales, current ratio, earnings per share (EPS) debt ratio, and their price-earning ratio.LiquidityLiquidity ... gram the company also added gyms and health care seminars to some of their manufacturing plants.FORDCurrent Ratio = Current Assets/Current Liabilities $292,654.0 / $276,609.0 = 1.058Return on Sales = ...

(4 pages) 396 0 4.4 May/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Financial Reporting and Analysis Macy's and May Company.

. Each company is recognized as a clothing retailer. We shall examine each company's profit margin, current ratio and debt-to-equity ratio. From our analysis we hope to gather enough data that allows ... ysis we hope to gather enough data that allows us to get a thorough understanding of each company's current financial position and whether or not each would be a wise investment.Test Of Profitability: ...

(9 pages) 395 0 4.8 Jan/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Dunham Cosmetics - Financial Evaluation

1.Calculate Dunham's 1995 financial rations. (See Exhibits 1,2, and 3).Current Ratio = (current assets/current liabilities) = (16,268/7,600) = 2.1405%Inventory Turnover = ... Dunham. Do you think that CBG had a responsibility to express concern in 1994, especially since the current ratio was close to 1.85, the number that could trigger a call of the loan? Explain.GCB had t ... ll of the loan? Explain.GCB had the responsibility to express concern in 1994, especially since the current ratio was close to 1.85. The current ratio is calculated dividing current assets by current ...

(4 pages) 164 0 4.1 Aug/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Clothing, Footwear and Cosmetics

Financial Case Analysis - Ratio Analysis

re ratio information from the mining industry as a whole but a small snapshot is provided below.The current ratio is low. Bethesda Mining's current ratios over the two years given indicate negative ne ... nses is not an attractive position in any industry. One factor in particular that is decreasing the current ratio is accounts payable. This item is rather high and is affecting the company's short-ter ...

(3 pages) 154 0 4.7 Nov/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Riordan Financial status and analysis

ompany is in a precarious financial state. While Riordan has some working capital and an acceptable current ratio, its quick ratio (which is a better indicator of a company's health) falls below accep ... problems regarding profitability.Financial analysisRiordan does not have enough cash to pay off its current liabilities and long-term debt. This may mean that Riordan is having problems converting ass ...

(4 pages) 281 0 4.5 Dec/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > E-commerce

Riordan Manufacturing's Financial State

nancial ratios suggest that the company is in a precarious financial state. On a positive note, its current ratio is close to the ideal, which signals that Riordan's management is efficient in managin ... any stands a postive outlook for its own future.Learning Team A will provide its perspective on the current financial standing of Riordan Manufacturing. The company is a global leader in the manufactu ...

(14 pages) 384 0 5.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Company vs. Industry Financial Analysis

leverage.Riordan Manufacturing and Kudler Fine Foods analysis will show comparison to its industry current ratio, debt ratio and profit margin.Current ratios consists of current assets which is cash ... iabilities which is short financial obligations such as accounts payable and notes payable. Riordan current ratio is 2.09 and its industry ratios is 2.04. Its current ratio is above industry average w ...

(3 pages) 336 0 5.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Riordan Financial Analysis

etitor in the company's chosen field. Three points were reviewed when doing this industry analysis, current ratio, return on assets, and collection period.The results of the analysis have been placed ... lts of the analysis have been placed on a bar chart to show where Riordan falls on the median scale.Current RatioThe current ratio shows that Riordan during the years of 2003 and 2004 fell below the i ...

(4 pages) 205 0 4.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Financial Performance Paper: Clorox Corporation and Ecolab Incorporated

5). Individuals in the above positions need to not only know about ratios but how to interpret them.Current RatioCurrent ratio falls under the liquidity ratio category and identifies an organizations ... s "ability to pay off short-term obligations as they come due". (p.54).The higher the organizations current ratio is the better as this signifies there ability to pay there obligations along with the ...

(19 pages) 78 1 5.0 May/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Accounting principles apply to business (case study)

ting a very reliable return for shareholders. . Investigation process 1. What is the total value of current assets owned by the company? What is the total amount owed to accounts payables? One of the ... ent is making sure that there will be sufficient cash to meet outgoing expenses and liabilities. By currents assets minus current liabilities or current assets over current liabilities, the working ca ...

(6 pages) 122 0 4.8 Sep/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Working Capital Management - Hewlett Packard

g to consider is the liquidity which should determine if the company could pay back its debt. Their current ratio is 0.94, though this number is low and such a number less than 2 represented liquidity ... led companies to be much more effective in minimizing the need to hold cash, inventories, and other current assets. As a result, current ratios for successful companies these days are frequently less ...

(2 pages) 92 1 5.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Financial Analysis E-bay

% Return on Equity (Net Profit as % of Equity) N/A 695.7% 7.2% 1.3% Current Ratio N/A 4.42 3.96 5.17 Debt to Asset Ratio N/A ... ponentially since 1996, due to the issuance of public shares for eBay in both 1998 and 1999. EBay's current ratio in 1999 gives the company the financial strength to maintain their market leader statu ...

(2 pages) 62 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Financial Statement Analysis

0, 2005. How this transaction plays out remains to be seen.Looking at liquidity ratios, JC Penney's current ratio was 1.9 for 2006 and 2.4 for 2005 compared to Macy's 1.2 and 1.3. JCPenney had working ... y's had $1 billion for 2006 versus $2.5 billion for 2005. JCPenney is in the top of the industry in current ratio while Macy's is in the medium range. With a much higher current ratio and working capi ...

(5 pages) 300 0 4.2 Jun/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Financial Statements for J C Penny

mpany, Inc, 2008).Key ratios for J.C. Penny, Sears, and Wall Mart.Key RatiosJ.C. PennySearsWall MartCurrent Ratio2.191.320.82Inventory Turnover3.463.698.14Asset Turnover1.391.852.29Total Debt to Equit ... 396.9820.27Gross Profit Margin36.48%25.67%23.50%(yahoo finance, 2008).Analysis for the CompaniesThe current ratio for J.C. Penny indicated that the company should be able to meet their short term fina ...

(3 pages) 33 0 0.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Ratio analysis and types of ratios

Gross Profit Margin - 66.5%* Net Profit - 11.3%* Direct Wages - 20%* Debtor payment days - 28 days* Current Ratio - 1.54:1* Acid Test - 1.1:1* Gearing - 52%Profitability RatiosThese ratios help us to ... usiness should avoid a situation where a lot of cash or capital is tied up in high levels of stock. Current asset and Acid Test ratio shows that the business has more than enough assets to cover its l ...

(5 pages) 184 1 5.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting