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FIN 534 – Homework Set #1

Directions: Answer the following questions on a separate document. Explain how you reached the answer or show your work if a mathematical calculation is needed, or both. Submit your assignment using the assignment link in the course shell. This homework assignment is worth 100 points.

Use the following information for Questions 1 through 4: Assume that you recently graduated and have just reported to work as an investment advisor at the one of the firms on Wall Street. You have been presented and asked to review the following Income Statement and Balance Sheets of one of the firm’s clients. Your boss has developed the following set of questions you must answer. 

Income Statements and Balance Sheet

Balance Sheet 2012 2013 2014    Cash $9,000  $7,282  $14,000    Short -term investments 48,600 20,000  71,632    Accounts receivable 351,200 632,160  878,000    Inventories 715,200 1,287,360  1,716,480    Total current assets $1,124,000  $1,946,802  $2,680,112    Gross fixed assets 491,000 1,202,950  1,220,000    Less: Accumulated depreciation 146,200 263,160  383,160    Net fixed assets $344,800  $939,790  $836,840    Total assets $1,468,800  $2,886,592  $3,516,952              Liabilities and Equity         Accounts payable $145,600  $324,000  $359,800    Notes payable 200,000 720,000  300,000    Accruals 136,000 284,960  380,000    Total current liabilities $481,600  $1,328,960  $1,039,800    Long -term debt 323,432 1,000,000  500,000    Common stock (100,000 shares) 460,000 460,000 1,680,936    R etained earnings 203,768 97,632 296,216    Total equity $663,768  $557,632  $1,977,152    Total liabilities and equity $1,468,800  $2,886,592  $3,516,952   .. 

 

Income Statements 2012 2013 2014 Sales $3,432,000  $5,834,400  $7,035,600 Cost of goods sold except depr. 2,864,000 4,980,000 5,800,000 Depreciation and amortization 18,900 116,960  120,000 Other expenses 340,000 720,000  612,960 Total operating costs $3,222,900  $5,816,960  $6,532,960 EBIT $209,100  $17,440  $502,640 Interest expense 62,500 176,000  80,000 EBT $146,600  ($158,560) $422,640 Taxes (40%) 58,640 -63,424  169,056 Net income $87,960  ($95,136) $253,584    

 

 Other Data 2012 2013 2014 Stock price $8.50  $6.00  $12.17 Shares outstanding 100,000 100,000 250,000 EPS $0.88  ($0.95) $1.104 DPS $0.22  0.11 0.22 Tax rate 40% 40% 40% Book value per share $6.64  $5.58  $7.909 Lease payments $40,000  $40,000  $40,000 

Ratio Analysis 2012 2013

Industry Average Current 2.3 1.5 2.7  Quick 0.8 0.5 1.0  Inventory turnover 4 4 6.1  Days sales outstanding 37.3 39.6            32.0  Fixed assets turnover 10 6.2              7.0  Total assets turnover 2.3 2              2.5  Debt ratio 35.60% 59.60% 32.0% Liabilities-to-assets ratio 54.80% 80.70% 50.0% TIE 3.3 0.1 6.2 EBITDA coverage 2.6 0.8 8.0 Profit margin 2.60% −1.6% 3.6% Basic earning power 14.20% 0.60% 17.8% ROA 6.00% −3.3% 9.0% ROE 13.30% −17.1% 17.9% Price/Earnings (P/E) 9.7 −6.3 16.2 Price/Cash flow 8 27.5 7.6 Market/Book 1.3 1.1 2.9 

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. Use the extended DuPont equation to provide a summary and overview of company’s financial condition as projected for 2014. What are the firm’s major strengths and weaknesses?

 

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