Also, an applicant with a score of 680 range is an individual that is thriving to improve their FICO score. I believe his FICO score could have been somewhat higher for the amount that he wanted to borrow but his score is not considered a high risk or does it represents an individual that will default on the loan. Mr. Blankenship was late in the past twelve months and has been late in past six months with the mortgage. I believe that other obligations may have been a little high considering his annual income (TDS); therefore, will affect his payments (GDS) but overall he has the ability and the willingness to make the payments without experiencing default on the loan. Are you concerned about the payments that have
This make it lucrative for companies to finance with internally generated cash, which is the most liquid asset. A drawback is that Apple earned a mere 0.77% on its cash and investments in fiscal year of 2011 . The disadvantage is that the rate of return is close to the inflation rate. Apple has not debt and therefore no apparent reason to pile up cash, if they cannot invest it at a higher return than their current interest rate allows. Though another way of looking at it is that Apple is only waiting for the really good investments, and that opportunity offset the lost revenue of hoarding cash at a low interest rate.
The larger expenses coming along with high quality and services render salespeople a disadvantage when talking to their clients for business. The standards of performance (SOP) set for extra compensation seem unrealistic, with 75% of salespeople earning no commission in the first half of 1992, and so conceivably, fail to motivate them. This makes the result control less effective as they failed to evoke the desired behaviors – achieving sales targets. Together with other offers by competitors, this resulted in high turnover rate. Profit Sharing - Result controls may serve well with congruence between employees’ and company’s objectives, but employees take for granted the law-required 10% profit sharing of the company’s income and so their motivational effect seems little.
A strong credit rating will not be quite as critical for leasing as it would be for buying. This may be a big concern for start-ups and small businesses. · Tax deductions. Your monthly lease payment is tax deductible because it's a business expense. The business can usually deduct the full cost of lease rentals from taxable income · Freedom.
Bitcoin has grown throughout the years extensively at such fast growing pace that some countries have banned the use of Bitcoin. I mean who can blame them, who wouldn’t be a little scared of a currency that has appreciated in the range of 2-400 percent per annum. With that being said, the dollar is slowly dying with time so yes, eventually it will have to be replaced but it’s more likely to be replaced with euros than a currency created online overnight. Bitcoin could have the potential to be like a PayPal 2.0 but it will never be the dollar 2.0. Not when prices would have to fall over 90 percent if they’ve been set in terms of Bitcoin.
First problem we encountered were the current and quick ratios were unusually high due to the amount of cash, receivables and short term investments that Krispy Kreme held. This is an indication that the company was not investing in other projects and remained conservative with regards to the treatment of current assets from 2001 to 2004. The net sales, receivables and inventory turnover were much lower compared to the industry, but ultimately the profit margin and return on equity remained consistent which we considered questionable. The leverage ratios were lower than the industry; the company used debt to make payments and took a line of credit. Although cash reserves were high and debt was very low, the cash ratio was lower
negative 2500 $.The company needs to raise about 40,000 $ as the ending cash balance for the month of July is negative 40,000 $. The Company can get a short term loan for 40,000 $ which can be repaid in October. 2. Even though the Company started with a Capital of 250,000 $ it still ends up with a zero bank balance. This is because the increase in the collections of Accounts Receivable from customers is not sufficient to recover the total disbursements (variable production cost and the fixed cost).
The company’s proforma statements did not take into account any external factors such as a retail recession taking place. The amount of money invested in inventory is almost double what was forecasted for the nine-month period. Profit margin was only 10%, which was much lower than the forecasted 15-30%. By October of 1995 it should have been obvious to SureCut Shears that sales were not keeping up with what was forecasted causing inventory to build up. Conclusion: If Fischer wants to be able to repay his loan he needs to be more accurate
The basic answer is that share repurchases are great when the share price is undervalued, and not-so-great when the share price is overvalued. To put it into a more useful context, if you would otherwise reinvest your dividends or invest new capital into the company at current stock prices, then share repurchases are useful to you because the company basically does it for you. The alternative is that the company could pay you a higher dividend, but you’d be taxed on that dividend and reinvest it into the company anyway. On the other hand, if you would not reinvest dividends or invest new capital into the company at current prices, then share repurchases are not in alignment with your current outlook, and it would be better for you to receive a higher dividend. Something else to be considered is that when a company uses money for share repurchases when it could be paying a higher dividend instead, the company’s management is limiting your control and increasing theirs.
An interesting thing to remember is shareholders of a company cannot pay them first before, employees, suppliers, creditors, the government, and stakeholders they will receive nothing. Shareholders take on many risks when running a firm and if the firm is not managed properly to maximize the shareholders wealth, the investors will have no desire to accept the risks for that business to succeed. Does the firm appear to have an agency problem? Reading the case study, yes the firm does appear to have an agency problem. The firms stock has declined $2 per share over the last nine months but the firms profits have been rising.