Financial Management: Google and Microsoft.

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Strayer University
Doral, Florida Campus
MBA Program

Assignment for Course:| BUS508-Contemporary Business|
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Date of Submission: June 16th, 2012
Title of Assignment 5: Financial Management: Google and Microsoft.

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1.-Calculate or identify from each company’s most recent annual report the six (6) specific financial ratios listed and provide as an appendix to the paper. GOOGLE FINANCIAL RATIOS:
1. - Liquidity Measurement Ratio
The current ratio compares current
Liquidity Measurement Ratio= Current Assets / Current Liabilities 52,758/8,913 = 5.92 2.-Profitability Ratio:
-Return on Assets= Net Income/Total Assets
= 9,737 / 72,574 = 0.134 = 13.42%
-Return on Equity = Net Income / Average Equity
= 9,737 / 52,193
= 0.186
= 18.66%
3.-Debt Ratio (using 2011 data)
Debt Ratio = Total Liabilities / Total Assets
= 14,429 / 72,574
= 0.198
= 19.88%
4.-Fixed Asset Turnover Ratio:
Fixed Asset Turnover Ratio = Net Sales or Net Income / Net Property, plant & equipment = 37,862 / 9,603 = 3.94

5.-Cash Flow Indicator ration:
Dividend payout ratio = Dividends per common share / earnings per share = zero (according to Internet website they don’t pay dividends) 6.-Investment valuation ratio =Price per Share/Earnings per share 566.69/30.17 = 18.78

MICROSOFT FINANCIAL RATIOS:
1.-Liquidity Measurement Ratio= Current Assets / Current Liabilities 74,917/28,774 = 2.60 2.-Profitability Ratio:
-Return on Assets= Net Income/Total Assets
=23,150/108,704 = 21.30 %
-Return on Equity = Net Income / Average Equity
=23,150/51,629 = 44.84 %
3.-Debt Ratio (using 2011 data)
Debt Ratio = Total Liabilities / Total Assets
= 51,621/ 108,704
= 0.4749
= 47.49%
4.-Fixed Asset Turnover Ratio:
Fixed Asset Turnover Ratio = Net Sales or Net Income / Net Property, plant & equipment = 69,950 / 8,162 = 8.57

5.-Cash Flow Indicator ration:
Dividend payout ratio = Dividends per common share / earnings per share = 0.64 / 2.73
= 0.234 = 23.44% 6.-Investment valuation ratio
Price per share/Earnings per share
=28.12/2.73 = 10.30
2.-Compare and contrast each company’s business model: (1) core business, (2) leading products and/or services (3) management/leadership style, and (4) innovation track record. Google is an American multinational corporation which provides Internet-related products and services, including Internet search, cloud computing, software and advertising technologies. Advertising revenues from AdWords generate almost all of the company's profits. The company was founded by Larry Page and Sergey...
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