Wednesday, 21 January 2015

ACC 557 Week 3 Discussion: Researching Financial Information

From the e-Activity, analyse one company’s financial position and determine whether or not the stock potential will rise, remain stable, or decrease in value. Determine whether you would invest in it or not at this time. Provide a rationale for your response.

Assess how profitable the company has been over the past 5 years and determine how you would advise the company about its future profitability potential.

Over the past 5 years, the net income for Apple has been 14.01B, 25.92B, 41.37B, 37.04B, and 39.51B for 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014 respectively. 



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Monday, 19 January 2015

Fin 534 Homework Set 1

  1. What is the free cash flow for 2014?
  2. Suppose Congress changed the tax laws so that Berndt’s depreciation expenses doubled. No changes in operations occurred. What would happen to reported profit and to net cash flow?
  3. Calculate the 2014 current and quick ratios based on the projected balance sheet and income statement data. What can you say about the company’s liquidity position in 2013?
  4. Calculate the 2014 inventory turnover, days sales outstanding (DSO), fixed assets turnover, and total assets turnover.
  5. Calculate the 2014 debt ratio, liabilities-to-assets ratio, times-interest-earned, and EBITDA coverage ratios. What can you conclude from these ratios?
  6. Calculate the 2014 profit margin, basic earning power (BEP), return on assets (ROA), and return on equity (ROE). What can you say about these ratios?
  7. Calculate the 2014 price / earnings ratio, price / cash flow ratio, and market / book ratio. 

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BUS 519 Assignment 1: Assess Organizational Readiness

Assess Organizational Readiness Due Week 3 and worth 200 points
 Note: The assignments are a series of papers that are based on the same case, which is located in the Student Center of the course shell. ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY INTERNATIONAL IN SIWA The assignments are dependent upon one another. Review the assigned case study and complete this assignment. Write a five to seven (5-7) page paper in which you: Analyze how the Critical Success Factors (CSFs) apply to the facts of the case study. Provide examples to support your analysis. Determine the project benefits, organizational readiness, and risk culture of the company in the case study. Provide justification for your response. Develop at least three (3) project risk recommendations based on the analysis from criteria number 1 and 2 of this assignment. Identify the initial categories of risk (RBS Level 1 and 2) that you see as being present in the case study using the Example Risk Checklist (Figure A-2, Hillson & Simon text). Use at least four (4) quality resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and similar Websites do not qualify as quality resources. Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements: Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides. Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length. The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are: Analyze the critical success factors (CSFs), project benefits, and organizational readiness and risk culture of the company. Apply the results of this analysis to the development of project risk recommendations. Use technology and information resources to research issues in project risk management Write clearly and concisely about project risk management using proper writing mechanics.

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Thursday, 8 January 2015

ACC 557 Week 2 Discussion

 

ACC 557 Week 2 Discussion

Accounting for Specific Circumstance

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