Revenue grew with the developing markets leading the race in each of the geographies with an increase in revenue of 24%. This was followed by an increase of 11.3% in Europe and 4.4% in North America. As on December 31, 2010, Kraft Foods had $2.09 million of cash and cash equivalents compared with $2.48 million at the end of year 2010.
The long term debt to capital shows that the company has an unfavorable decrease over the past years with a 13% of the debt to capital ratio. Tire City has a current ratio of 2 which shows that the company can cover its debt. In addition, the company is doing well by converting its investment into a profit with a 13.25% ROA. The company is earning more money on its’ investments which is very good for the future of the company. In 1993, the company had a19.92% on return on total capital and by 1994 it had increased to 21.36%.
The Home Depot Company wants to expand their business in a global arrange. Actually, this situation is not able to happening every year; therefore, I considered it as a extraordinary item. 2. As we know from the fiscal 2007, the value of treasury stock was negative $16,383 million, but when it comes in the fiscal the value of treasury stock was negative $314 million, which means The Home Depot Company may sell their treasury stock for some money, the factor is that the sales of Home Depot Company decreased $13,488 million, therefore, they need money to run the company, so they sell some of the treasury stock for some money. This is the second extraordinary item.
As you can see Sainsbury is a large organisation has about 1,063 Sainsbury stores in the UK as from 29th September 2012. And within all these stores divided up there are about 150,000 employees working nationally in the UK This is Sainsbury’s financial performance and highlights of 2012. The financial reports and statements show that overall Sainsbury’s as an organisation is succeeding. As we can tell from the sales figures that it has risen by 6.8% including VAT and fuel, which show that sales have increased over the year. Sainsbury’s making an underlying profit before tax of £712 million pounds show the progress and performance financially of the business.
They have a strong financial growth potential which is indicated by all three profit ratio figures shown below. | Profit ratios | | PM (%) | ROA (%) | ROE (%) | Dillard’s | 2.87% | 4.72% | 8.18% | J.C. Penny | 2.19% | 4.06% | 7.38% | Kohl’s | 6.06% | 8.95% | 13.96% | Macy’s | 3.39% | 5.72% | 16.56% | REI | 1.82% | 2.85% | 5.66% | Sears Holding Corp. | 0.31% | 1.43% | 1.66% | Tanglewood | 3.54% | 5.36% | 14.97% | Target | 4.33% | 7.44% | 18.94% | WalMart | 3.89% | 9.09% | 22.03% | The table provides the net income for the past year showing revenue as profit margin (PM), average assets as return on assets (ROA), and shareholder equity as return on equity (ROE). The niche of the company focuses on providing quality products, customer service, and a more designer appearance that appeals to middle – and upper-income consumer.
Net used in investing activities 2006: ($14,183) million When comparing the $13,063 million to the ($14,183) million, it appears that there is an increase in Wal-Mart’s investments in its operations. Q3: How well is the company doing in its operations? Ans3: net income 2004, 2005, 2006 (in millions): 9054, 10267, 11231 Cash flow from operating activities for 2004, 2005, 2006 (in millions): 15996, 15044, 17633. Despite the drop in cash flow from operating activities in 2005, the overall difference when comparing the three years is 1637 million from 2004 to 2006. Considering this increase in cash flow from operating activities along with the increase of net income from 2004 through 2006, it is observed that Wal-Mart’s operations are doing well.
The capital raised from initial public stock offerings had an estimated amount around $13 billion in the 4th quarter of the year 1995: an almost $7 billion dollar increase from the 4th quarter of the previous year (1994). With the knowledge that underwriters tend to underprice IPO’s, it is safe to say that with the increase in offerings in 1995, the price per share rage should be above $10 to $15. The company gained 2.2 million at 11.5% in debt to the Massachusetts Industrial Finance Authority to finance engineering and design improvements. Repayment of the debt consisted of principle payments of $50,000 in 1995, $75,000 in 1996-1998, $100,000 in both 1999 and 2000, and after that it was required that the balance be paid off. Boston Beer also entered into a $14 million line of credit with Fleet Bank, allowing borrowing at an interest rate equal to 8.75%.
With 142,000 employees and more than 500 branches worldwide, Costco focus on providing inexpensive product in big box. Many of its products are up to 50% cheaper compared to other stores such as Wal-mart and BJ Wholesale Ralphs. In 2008 Costco was ranked as the 14th most admired company in the United States (CNNMoney, 2008) Costco’s financial strength and diversification enables the company to maintain its strong market position in the industry. According to OneSource (2009), the company reported revenues of $72 billion in 2008, which was a 2% increase compared with $62 billion the previous year. According to the Costco Wholesale Corporation Company Profile (Datamonitor, 2009), 78.5% of total revenue comes from the United States, the company’s largest geographical market, it is an increase of 10.4% from 2007.
It continued to appreciate throughout the first nine months of 2007, hitting a 10-year high against the dollar in October 2007. By late 2007, it is recorded as $1=₩918 only. The dollar had fallen in value against the won, making Hyundai and Kia vehicles, more expensive in the United States. This means that vehicles sold in the U.S. for dollars are recorded at a lower value when translated back into won, which has hurt the financial performance of both companies. For Hyundai, the annual net profit of the company in 2005 was about ₩2349billion, but in 2006, despite
Page 50, annual report 2010 c) Gildan Activewear presents complete cash flow statements in its latest annual reports for the years ending October 5th 2008, October 4th 2009, and October 3rd 2010. Page 52, annual report 2010 1.4 Gildan Activewear's financial statements are audited both by internal and independent auditors. The company that does the independent auditing is KPMG LLP. Page 46, annual report 2010 1.5 The company's total assets increased over the last year by $246,694. Page 49, annual report 2010 1.6 The company's net income increased over the last year by $102,916.