$10.05 o If the firm borrows $40 of the $100 at an interest rate of 10%, what are the firm's net earnings? $7.37 No financial leverage With financial leverage Sales $200 $1,600 Expenses $185 $185 EBIT 15 15 Interest 0 $4 EBT 15 11 Taxes 4.95 3.63 Net earnings $10.05 $7.37 o What is the return on the owners' investment in each case? Why do the returns differ? Return on equity: $10.05/$100 =10.05% $7.37/$40 = 18.425% The return for b is higher due to the financial leverage use being successful. The reduction of taxes with the financial leverage resulted in a reduction in taxes from the interest expense.
ACCT 550 Week 7 Homework Chapter 11: E11-4, E11-9, E11-11, E11-17 E11-4 (Depreciation Computations—Five Methods) Wenner Furnace Corp. purchased machinery for $279,000 on May 1, 2012. It is estimated that it will have a useful life of 10 years, salvage value of $15,000, production of 240,000 units, and working hours of 25,000. During 2013, Wenner Corp. uses the machinery for 2,650 hours, and the machinery produces 25,500 units. Instructions From the information given, compute the depreciation charge for 2013 under each of the following methods. (Round to the nearest dollar.)
GAAP? Explain in detail. (TCO C) (TCO C) Blue Corp. reports operating expenses in two categories: (1) selling and (2) general and administrative. The adjusted trial balance at December 31, 201X, included the following expense accounts. Accounting and legal fees $150,000 Advertising $125,000 Freight-out $65,000 Interest $80,000 Loss on sale of long-term investments $35,000 Officers’ salaries $200,000 Rent for office space $160,000 Sales salaries and commissions $110,000 One half of the rented premises are occupied by the sales department.
Recession- The recession is an opposite of boom stage. The unemployment increase, most of firms are losing confidence and stops invest or expand. They may change their planning and started to survive. The customers are likely to save money then spend and the percentages of loans are high and may increase. Individuals are losing jobs and the government have to spend more money of benefits.
As Sainsbury's have a hierarchical structure they are most likely to lose a lot of money because for the marketing and research and development departments to carry out their functions they would need funding from the finance department. For this information to get to the finance department a lot of time would have been wasted and also for the finance department to reply to them, all this would cost them a lot of money. Advantages of Sainsbury's is that the power they have would be successful for the business as when work is being done the communication of the workers together when given commands from the manager and having to work better for the manager to impress them in order for more work to be done and at a more well-organized rate then if there was no pressure from the manager. Disadvantages would be that the workers would start to get stressed from having to complete the workload at too fast a pace for them to work at all times that they will start to work less and dislike there job and some days may not want to work as they are stressed to do work which is too much for them to cope as they are trying too hard to impress, this could lead to employees wanting to quit their job. Advantages are that when having to complete work set out by the manager to the employees it can be done efficiently so that the manager will be able to assess the employee and they could get a promotion to a higher part of their job.
Week 5: Team Assignment Poppler’s Scenario Poppler’s management wants your team to create a proposal to implement technology upgrades to its inventory and customer management systems. Management wants to know how it can benefit from the introduction of new technology and if the investment will pay off. Review the existing business practices of Poppler’s (see Poppler’s gift shop scenario under the Materials tab) and using research, determine what technology upgrades you would recommend. Your team must provide specific information on the major components needed for the upgrade and your rationale for the
Fewer companies are willing to enter the market because of the SOX requirements that make going public too costly. Plus, the maintenance required to stay public is too expensive for smaller companies, forcing companies to look elsewhere to raise capital. Rising costs persuade large numbers of companies to exit the public markets to sidestep SEC regulation, creates two problems. First, the overall economy could suffer because corporations limit investment projects due to the higher-cost sources of capital to fund potentially new operations. Second, financially stressed companies that go dark are the very companies’ shareholders need to monitor usually and where transparency is most important.
2.2 The budget has not been accurate enough. This has caused some budgets to be over compensated for and others under compensated for leaving us with a problem of how to distribute the remaining money from budgets or raise additional capital to fund the departments which the budget hasn’t covered. 2.3 The budget has been tampered with as the year has gone on. This has caused upset and inaccuracy as money has been shifted, added and taken from different departments, leaving some departments short or over paid for without explanation why. 3.0 Recommendations 3.1 To reduce the exceeding of budgets, I recommend that more time is spent to see where money can be saved without risking health and safety.
The weakness of Kudler Fine Foods is that an IPO (Initial Public Offering) has many inherent and potential weaknesses that must be examined prior to selection as a means for expansion. An IPO is the first sale of stock by a company. There are many advantages and disadvantages for the Kudler Fine Foods to go public through the IPO. The advantages include generating more capital needed to expand their three locations The IPOs are very expensive undertaking, and a large portion of any capital acquired will be lost to this cost. Because the company must produce all financial information to the SEC many businesses find it to be very stressful and time consuming which takes time and money away from a company that is thriving like Kudler Fine Foods.
Consequences and solutions to cash flow problems Factor | Why It Causes a Cash Flow Problem | Low profits or (worse) losses | There is a direct link between low profits or losses and cash flow problems. Remember - most loss-making businesses eventually run out of cash | Over-investment in capacity | This happens when a business spends too much on production capacity. Factory equipment which is not being used does not generate revenues – so is often a waste of cash | Too much stock | Holding too much stock ties up cash and there is an increased risk that stocks become obsolete (i.e. it can’t be sold) | Allowing customers too much credit | Customers who buy on credit are called “trade debtors” Offering credit to customers is a good way to build revenue, but late payment is a common problem and slow-paying customers put a strain on cash flow