Topics: Financial ratios, Financial ratio, Balance sheet Pages: 17 (4775 words) Published: January 21, 2013
Short history3
Type of industry3
Operating segments4
Nature of the product and services4
Various committees7
Financial Ratios10
Firm liquidity10
1. Current ratio10
2. Acid-Test Ratio11
3. Account Receivable Turnover11
4. Average Collection Period12
Operating Profitability13
1. Operating Return on Assets13
2. Operating Profit Margin14
3. Inventory Turnover14
4. Total Asset Turnover15
5. Fixed Asset Turnover16
Financing Decisions17
1. Debt Ratio17
2. Times Interest Earned Ratio18
Return on Equity18
Performance based on computed financial ratios20
Firm liquidity20
Operating Profitability21
Financing Decisions22
Return on Equity22
The performance of the company24
Internal and external factors24
Financial performance24
The Explanations of granting credit to the company27

Short history
ECS ICT Berhad (“ECSB”), a public limited liability company, incorporated and domiciled in Malaysia, is an information and communication technology (ICT) products distributor. It was awarded MSC status by the Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) in 2004. ECSB consists of four subsidiaries. They are ECS KU Sdn. Bhd, ECS Astar Sdn. Bhd, ECS Pericomp Sdn. Bhd and ECS Kush Sdn. Bhd. ECS KU Sdn. Bhd was established in 1985 which represented ECSB group started. Today, the Group is a leading distribution hub for “ICT” products in Malaysia via ECS Astar Sdn. Bhd. and ECS Pericomp Sdn. Bhd. On 15 April 2010, ECSB was listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad. Besides that, ECSB is associated with ECS Holdings Limited, a Singapore Exchange Mainboard company which is one of the leading ICT distributors in Asia Pacific, accessing to a network of more than 23,000 channel partners across China, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and the Philippines

Type of industry
ECSB is specialized in the industry of information and communication technology (ICT) products. Its core businesses are in retail and distribution of information and communication technology (ICT) products. It is a leading distribution hub for “ICT” products in Malaysia.

The industry classification of ECSB is as follows:
Industry Class | Industry Group| Industry | Sub industry| Main Industry| Services| Retail and Distribution| information and communication technology (ICT) products|

Operating segments
Nature of the product and services
ECSB distributes a comprehensive range of ICT products comprising notebooks, desktop computers, printers, software, network and communication infrastructure, servers, and enterprise software from more than 30 leading principals like Hewlett Packard, IBM, Cisco, Microsoft, Apple, Oracle, Dell, Epson, Samsung, Buffalo, Adobe, Juniper, Blue Coat, VMware and Google. ECSB divides ICT market into three business segments including distribution of ICT products, provision of Enterprise Systems and ICT Services. ICT products are engaged in providing notebooks, personal computers, printers, software and LCD monitors to customers. It is carried out by ECS Astar Sdn. Bhd., which serves a network of approximately 2,000 resellers in Malaysia. The main business activity of the comopany is the distribution of Hewlett-Packard products, Microsoft, Canon, Apple, Epson, Adobe, Symantec, Dell, Samsung, Autodesk, Buffalo, Philips, Extreme Networks, Linksys, Asus Notebooks, Force10, Huawei Symantec, BakBone, Belkin, APC, YTL 4G Devices and other leading brands of peripherals and software to dealers Enterprise Systems comprise servers, network systems, data centers and enterprise soft wares. ECS Pericomp is the authorized distributor in Malaysia for Printronix, IBM Software, Lexmark, Cisco, Oracle, RedHat, Juniper, Panduit, BlueCoat, EMC, Intermec, Google, Aruba, APC, Fujitsu and VMware. The main business activity of the Company is the marketing of computer...
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