What is more, a company may choose to pay dividend as the consideration for their investment, because high dividend payout is important for investors as dividends provide certainty about the company's financial well-being. Dividends are also attractive for investors looking to secure current income. In addition, some analysts indicate that how the decrease and increase of a dividend distributions from Champion can affect the price of its security. Companies like Champion that have a long-standing history of stable dividend payouts would be negatively affected by lowering or omitting dividend distributions. So it would be positively affected by increasing dividend payouts or making additional payouts of the same dividends.
Assignment #1 – Brandywine Homecare Destyne Quarles Dr. James W. Coon, Jr. HSA525 – Health Financial Management January 22, 2012 Introduction It is without question that in order to understand an organization, you must know and understand the numbers. This assumption in essence is why proper and ethical accounting is so important to all businesses both big and small. Accounting consists of three basic activities which include identification, recording and communication of the economic events of an organization to interested users. To identify economic events, a company must first determine the economic events relevant to its business. Once a company identifies the economic events, it records those events in order to provide a history of its financial activities.
In addition, an inherent conflict of interest exists when management, which has the responsibility for preparing financial reports, cannot impartially report on its own achievements. In this case study, we consider the possibility that a Publicly Traded Company’s (PTC) auditor discovered in the firm’s financial statements activities that were masking economic realities through active manipulation of earnings. We will discuss current income-smoothing strategies and tackle the issue of whether they are ethical. Data included in our research will provide the Board points to consider when determining the standards to follow regarding policies of income smoothing at PTC. It should also be considered that managers in the financial reporting department may feel their positions are contingent on positive earnings results.
Choosing a financial planner C. Implementing a plan for achieving goals D. Developing short-term and long-term financial goals 6) Which of the following would be considered a transaction account? A. certificate of deposit B. savings account C. mutual fund account D. checking account 7) Which of the following is included in a typical financial plan? A. Photographs of your family B. A copy of your latest checking account reconciliation C. A copy of your driver’s license D. An estate plan, including a will 8) Which of the following is an advantage of using a debit card?
Accounting Overview Week 1 U01A1 Financial Accounting Assignment U01A1 Questions 1-14 1. What is the primary objective of financial reporting for external users? The primary objective of financial reporting for external users is to provide useful information for decision making for primarily investors and various external parties in making sound financial decisions in review of provided useful economic information. 2. Define the following: a.
The cost to the government and the taxpayer of keeping the business’ running and making sure they efficiently pursue their desired function can have high opportunity costs.This is especially prominent in a time of recession/economic downturn when the money could be spent in other ways to increase growth the economy,such as macroeconomic policies including fiscal and monetary policy. On the other hand public ownership does have some positives. The main benefit is that of public interest, this includes the fact that the business is not there to operate for profit, it is there to serve the consumers. This point could also be tied in with the fact that any profit made by the business’ if government owned will go back into society. This is obviously beneficial if the business’ are making profit, but it could be argued that a business should not be making profit, but instead charging lower prices to consumers initially.
Additional disclosures, internal controls, legal counsel, higher audit fees, and other costs are now part of how publicly traded companies must function. Although there will be additional work on both designing, testing and auditing of controls if LBJ decides to go public, but the control system may result in money and time saved in the long-term regardless. We have to foresee the importance and understand thr advantages when the company goes public; 1. Broader access to raising capital leading to increased financial stability. By going public, you tap into the single biggest source of capital in the United States.
A good business plan will allow the company to deal with adverse market conditions and allow the potential investors to see where the company is headed in the future. Third, the company should also be experiencing high growth. Investors will expect the company to have long term sustainability since most investors will be looking to hold the stock long term. Fourth, the company should be in a stable industry that is on the rise and not in an industry that is becoming obsolete. TRX seems to be a mixed candidate for an IPO with both good and bad aspects.
If the share is fairly priced, market could also interpret the repurchase behavior as a positive signal that the board has confidence in the company’s future performance. 2. Should Dubinski recommend a large share repurchase to the board? What are the primary advantages/disadvantages of such a move? Yes, Dubinski should recommend a large share repurchase to the board.There are
ACS belief was the company is based on rapid revenue growth by following these three corporate strategies: 1. The clients consisted of larger corporation which had several manufacturing sites. 2. In order to create more value for the company the founder wanted to create meaningful relationship with clients in the early stages of the markets development to ensure client exit barrier. 3.