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Financial Ratios

FINANCIAL RATIOS Financial ratios are indicators of a company’s performance as discernable from the company’s Balance Sheet and income Statement. We will discuss some of the simple ratios of a company and talk about their significance. Liquidity Ratios: Show the company’s ability to pay of its current liabilities from its current assets. 1. Current Ratio Current assets should be significantly higher than current liabilities so that the current ratio is higher than 2:1. 2. Quick Ratio...

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Financial Ratios

GROUP 1 REPORT FINANCIAL RATIOS Financial ratios are useful indicators of a firm’s performance and financial situation. Most ratios can be calculated from information provided by the financial statements. Financial ratios can be used to analyze trends and to compare the firm’s financials to those of other firms. In some cases, ratio analysis can predict future bankruptcy. SOURCES OF DATA FOR FINANCIAL RATIOS     Balance Sheet Income Statement Statement of Cash Flows Statement of Retained...

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financial ratios

FINANCIAL RATIOS Gross Profit to Sales (Gross Profit Ratio): profitability ratio that shows the relationship between gross profit and total net sales revenue. Gross margin/Net sales The gross margin is not an exact estimate of the company's pricing strategy but it does give a good indication of financial health. Without an adequate gross margin, a company will be unable to pay its operating and other expenses and build for the future. In general, a company's gross profit margin should be stable...

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Financial Ratio & Financial Statement

QUESTION 1 i. Current Ratio = Current Assets/Current Liability = $ 14,651,000/$ 19,639,000 = 0.750 ii. Quick Ratio = (Current Assets – Inventory) / Current Liability = ($ 14,651,000 – $ 6,136,000) / $ 19,539,000 = 0.436 iii. Total Assets Turnover = Sales/Total Assets = $ 167,310,000/$ 108,615,000 = 1.540 iv. Inventory Turnover = COGS/Inventory = $ 117,910,000/$ 6,136,000 = 19.216 v. Receivable Turnover = Sales/Account Receivables = $ 167,310,000/$ 5,473...

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Financial Ratios

Interpreting Financial Results FIN/571 July 22, 2013 Interpreting Financial Results Liquidity: Current Ratio Parrino, Kidwell, & Bates (2012) detail the current ratio as current assets divided by liabilities. The current ratio identifies a firm’s potential to pay short-term liabilities; higher liquidity is a good sign for potential creditors (Parrino et al., 2012). At the same time, however, the current ratio should not greatly exceed benchmarks of other competitors (Parrino et al., 2012)...

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Itv Plc Financial Ratios

important financial ratios to give a pitcure of its financial position in the market comparing by comaparing it to its industry average. From Annual report of year 2011 of ITV Plc . Financial Performance Analysis: This section aims to reflect the financial performance of the ITV Plc by analysing a range of financial ratios from the last two years. A comprehensive evaluation is provided of the significant ratios and later it is compared with its peers and sector ratios. Liquidity Ratios Basically...

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Honda Financial Ratios Analysis

A Financial Ratio Quarterly Trend Analysis of Honda Motor Co Ltd Stock Symbol: HMC Listed on the New York Stock Exchange Prepared for: Deanne Butchey Department of Finance and Real Estate Florida International University Course: FIN 4606 By: xxxxxxxxxx   Recommendations for Investors and Lenders Would you place a personal deposit of one million dollars or more in the publicly traded stock of this company? Honda is considered to be one of the best auto makers in the world;...

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Ratio Analysis in Financial Accounting

accounting4management.com NP ratio is used to measure the overall profitability and hence it is very useful to proprietors. The ratio is very useful as if the net profit is not sufficient, the firm shall not be able to achieve a satisfactory return on its investment. This ratio also indicates the firm's capacity to face adverse economic conditions such as price competition, low demand, etc. Obviously, higher the ratio the better is the profitability. But while interpreting the ratio it should be kept in...

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Financial Ratios Comparison

The companies’ financial ratios can be compared with the ratios of other equivalent companies between business sectors at one point of time. These comparisons provide explanations on the relative financial status and performance of the company compared to the relative performance of its competitors. Comparisons are usually made with other companies in the same business sector and the benchmark is assumed to be the suitable value for a company. The assumption here is for the companies in the same...

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Financial Ratio and Costco

rival have a better strategy than the others? Does one rival have a somewhat weaker strategy than the other two? 3. Which of the three warehouse club rivals has been the strongest financial performer in recent years? Support your answer with calculations based on the data in case Exhibits 2, 6, and 7. Use the financial ratios presented in Table 4.1 of Chapter 4 to help you with the needed number crunching. 4. Does the data in case Exhibit 5 indicate that Costco’s expansion outside North America (the...

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