Accounting and Finance

Topics: Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, Revenue, Financial statements Pages: 6 (1477 words) Published: July 2, 2013
BUACC5901 - Accounting & Finance A Comparative Financial Analysis for the Financial Years 2011 and 2010 of DIALOG GROUP BERHAD

TABLE OF CONTENTS

I. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY ......................................................................................2 II. INTRODUCTION ................................................... .............................................3 III. RATIOS CALCULATION...................................... .............................................4 IV. ANALYSIS OF FINANCIAL STATEMENTS ..... .............................................5 A. Profitability Analysis .......................................................................................6 B. Asset Efficiency Analysis ................................................................................10 C. Liquidity Analysis............................................................................................12 D. Capital Structure Analysis ...............................................................................13 E. Market Performance Analysis ..........................................................................16 V. RATIOS INTERRELATIONSHIPS ......................................................................18 VI. RECOMMENDATION.........................................................................................21 VII. CONCLUSION ....................................................................................................23 VIII. APPENDIX.........................................................................................................24 IX. REFERENCES ......................................................................................................25

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BUACC5901 - Accounting & Finance A Comparative Financial Analysis for the Financial Years 2011 and 2010 of DIALOG GROUP BERHAD

I.

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Financial statement analysis involves in careful selection of data from financial statements with the primary purpose of understanding and forecasting the financial health of the company. Managers are so seriously concerned with company’s financial ratios since those ratios provide important indicators of how well the company and its business units are performing. Through the process of analysis of key ratios performed through the company’s financial reports would help the investors get a better understanding about the company performance and therefore, strongly affects their investing decisions to the company. The purpose of this assignment is to analyze the data and some key financial ratios in order to acquire an overall performance assessment about Dialog Group Berhad based on its financial reports in FY2010 and FY2011. The analysis will be much focused on the calculation in ratios of profitability, liquidity, asset efficiency, capital structure and market performance. Then, also an interpretation will be presented to provide general evaluation and comparison of the financial performances of Dialog Group between two said financial years to identify if this company has archived any improvements. Ending the assignment will be some of our positive recommendations to the company for its better performance in future.

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BUACC5901 - Accounting & Finance A Comparative Financial Analysis for the Financial Years 2011 and 2010 of DIALOG GROUP BERHAD

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INTRODUCTION

Founded in 1984, Dialog Group Berhad has currently been positioned as an leading integrated multi-discipline technical service provider to the Oil and Gas and Petrochemical Industry in Malaysia. With the head office based in Kuala Lumpur, Dialog Group currently operate its suboffices in 12 countries worldwide with total employees up to 2400 persons. The company was first listed on 6 May 1996 on the second Board of the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange (KLSE) under the sector of Trading/Services and listed in Bursa Malaysia with a Market Capitalisation up to...
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