Industries

Topics: Asset, Balance sheet, Inventory Pages: 3 (418 words) Published: August 29, 2013
Company Number
Code
Industry
Rationale

6
A
A Airline
Airlines are highly leveraged and with assets majority invested in PPE
9
B
B Bank
It has no inventories. It ha s very high Accounts payable for customers demand deposits and slightly high other current liabilities for other types of deposits. Also, it has a very high amount of receivables for loans made to customers.

8
C
C Brewery
It has a very long inventory turnover as a result of aging of its brews.
3
D
D Department Store
Because of its size, it maintains a higher inventory than that of a discount retailer
5
E
E Discount Retailer
It has lower inventory levels because of its more targeted customers – discount hunters.
12
F
F Fast Food Retailer/Franchiser
Majority of its assets is invested in PPE for its stores and very, very fast inventory turnover – it has the shortest days inventory since its inventories are very perishable
4
G
G Food Products Manufacturer
It has the second lowest days inventory since its products are less perishable than that of a fast food retailer.
1
H
H Insurance Company
It has no inventories. It has a very high liability for its provisions on probable losses for claims and investment assets for invested premiums
11
I
I Internet Retailer
Very high receivables turnover its sales are mostly with cards; however it also maintains a very high inventory level to be able to meet its customer’s demands anytime, anywhere. It also has intangible assets for proprietary assets.

3
J
J Internet Service Provider
It has no inventories. It has majority of its assets invested in PPE for its cables, wires, and fiber optics for it to be able to meet its customer requirements.
7
K
K Oil Company (fully integrated)
It has a slight longer days in inventory for its oil and oil derivative products. Majority of its assets is invested in PPE
2
L
L Pharmaceutical Manufacturer
It has relatively slow...
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