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Woolworths Financial Ratio Report Analysis - Accounting Report
Woolworths Financial Ratio Report
Liquidity, Solvency and Profitability

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This report consists of ratio calculation and analysis of Woolworths’ liquidity, solvency as well as profitability. Liquidity ratios include current ratio, quick asset ratio and inventory turnover. Solvency ratios include debt to total asset and interest coverage. Profitability ratios include return on owners’ equity, payout ratio, return on assets, return on sales, asset turnover, cash return on sales and operating expense ratio.

Ratio Calculation | Formula | Calculation $M | Results | | | 2012 | 2011 | 2012 | 2011 | Current Ratio | Current AssetsCurrent Liabilities | 5,802.16,766.2 | 6,326.98.022.2 | 0.86 : 1 | 0.79 : 1 | Quick Asset Ratio | current assets-inventorycurrent liabilities | 5,802.1-(376.7+3,698.3)6,766.2 | 6,326.9-(93.9+3,736.6)8,022.2 | 0.26 : 1 | 0.31 : 1 | Inventory Turnover | cost of salesaverage inventory | 40,792.43,698.3+3,736.52 | 39,050.03,736.5+3,438.82 | 10.97 x | 10.88 x | Debt to Total Assets | total debtstotal assets | 13,134.821,581.1 × 100% | 12,982.620,828.4 × 100% | 59.61% | 62.33% | Interest Coverage | EBITinterest expense | 3,352.1408.0 | 3,254.4355.7 | 8.22 x | 9.15 x | Return on Owners’ Equity | profitaverage owners'equity | 1,816.78,466.3+7,845.82 × 100% | 2,124.07,845.8+7,817.72 × 100% | 22.73% | 27.12% | Payout Ratio | drawings (dividends)profit | 126148.67 × 100%cents per share | 122174.64 × 100%cents per share | 84.73% | 69.85% | Return on Assets | profitaverage assets | 1,816.721,581.1+20,828.42 × 100% | 2,124.020,828.4+18,487.32 × 100% | 8.57% | 10.80% | Return on Sales | profitnet sales | 1,816.755,268.7 ×100% | 2,124.052,745.7 × 100% | 3.29% | 4.03% | Assets Turnover | net salesaverage assets | 55,268.721,581.1+20,828.42 | 52,745.720,828.4+18,487.32 | 2.61 x | 2.68 x | Operating Expense Ratio | operating expensesnet sales | 45,43355,268.7 × 100% | 43,33352,745.7 × 100% | 82.2% | 82.15% | Cash



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