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Fin 254
Faculty: RyA
Topic: Ratio analysis Company name: Berger Paints Bangladesh Ltd. (BPBL)

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Dipanyta Datta…………………………1110030030 HriDi raHman………………………………1110032030 mD.aHsanuzzaman……………............1030625530 maHajabeen mostafa promie…….1110118030

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Table of Content
Page number Summary ………………………………………………………………………..3 Introduction ……………………………………………………………………..4 Performance analysis…………………………………………………………….5  Liquidity ratio…………………………………………………………...5  Asset-management ratio…………………………………………………7  Debt-management ratio…………………………………………………11  Profitability ratio…………………………………………………….......13  Stock-market ratio……………………………………………………….17 Extended Du-pont equation………………………………………………………20 Conclusion………………………………………………………………………...21 Appendix………………………………………………………………………….23

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Summary:
We have analyzed various ratios of Berger Paints Bangladesh Limited (BPBL) for the years from 2007 to 2010. Summary of the ratio analysis is presented below— Liquidity Ratio- The current ratio shows a fluctuating trend where as the quick ratio shows that the company is not well off to pay all of their debts. Asset- management ratio- Asset management ratios of the years reviewed indicates a sound and sustainable position. Debt-management ratio- Debt management ratio also improved during the years reviewed. Profitability ratio- In this ratio we see some ups and downs during the years reviewed but overall situation indicates stability and improvement in last year Stock market ratio- Stock market ratio shows continued growth during the years reviewed. Du-pont equation- the results of the equation shows sound financial position of the company.

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Introduction:
Berger is one of the oldest names in the paint industry. The name came from a German national, Louis Berger who founded dye and pigments making business in England. Production of dyes and pigments evolved into productions of paints and coatings. The company grew rapidly by establishing branches all over the world and has started their business in this part of the world since 1950. In 1970 Berger Paints Bangladesh Limited (BPBL), erstwhile Jenson and Nicholson had set up its paint factory in Chittagong. Later in 1980, Jan 1 the name of the company was changed from J & N (Bangladesh) limited to Berger Paints Bangladesh Limited. Over the decades, Berger has evolved to become the leading paint solution provides in this country. It has diversified into every sphere of the industry from Decorative paints to Industrial, Marine and Powder Coatings. With its strong distribution network, Berger has reached almost every corner of Bangladesh. Their primary product range includes specialized outdoor paints to protect against adverse weather conditions. Color Bank, superior Marine Paints, Textured Coatings, Heat Resistant Paints, Roofing compounds, Epoxies and Powder Coatings. In each of these product categories, Berger has been the pioneer. Berger also provides customer support connecting consumers to technology through specialized Home Décor service by giving free technical advice on surface preparation, color consultancy, special color schemes etc. Berger has invested more in technology and Research and Development (R& D) than any other manufactures in the market. The superior quality of Berger products has been possible because of its advanced plants and strict quality controls equal to best international standards. Their mission is strong and clear that they want to remain in the number one/two in all categories in which they operate. And for this their strategy is to build long term partnership with their customers by adding value to life, to outperform the peers in terms of longevity, customer service, revenue growth, earning and cash generation .With their customers’ support they aim to maximize the potential of their business by – through a combination of product, service, creative marketing, competitive pricing and cost efficiency. Apart from...
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