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...BALANCE SHEET Table of Contents Table of Contents 2 Introduction 3 2.Balance Sheet Items 3 2.1Assets 4 2 1Fixed Assets 4 2 2Current Assets 6 2.2Liabilities 8 2.2.1Current Liabilities 9 2.2.2Long-term Liabilities 9 2.2.3Shareholders’ Funds 9 3.Dual Aspect of Balance Sheet 10 4.Application of Balance Sheet 10 5.Balance Sheet – A Comparison between US and UK System 11 6.Conclusion 12 References 13 1. Introduction This study entails about the balance sheet and its components....
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Balance sheet
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...Balance sheet constitutes a vital part of a company's final accounts that provides valuable information to internal and external users of financial statements. A balance sheet can be produced and presented on an annual or periodic basis. Balance sheet is not used as source of information related to day-to-day transactions. A strong balance sheet strengthens the investor's confidence in the company and motivates to invest more because investors can see huge returns for future in the form of dividends and bonus. The balance sheet further makes it easier for the financial manager to take wise decisions and know the reasons behind non-accomplishment of company's goal. It can also help... Introduction Balance ...
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Balance sheet
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...balance sheet of the company, I would like to pinpoint that the company’s total current assets recorded a cumulative increase of 13 – 15% from 2001 to 2003, whereas the total current liabilities increased by over 22% in the corresponding period. This is attributed to heavy growth in Accounts Payable as a result on greater purchases on credit. Nevertheless, the credit sales of company increased by just under 14%. Cash and cash equivalents also recorded a reasonable increment of 13% approximately from 2001 to 2003. However, the major underlying problem... ?Memo It is worth mentioning that Superior Foods is overall in a strong financial position during the mentioned fiscal year of 2003. After reviewing the...
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Off-balance sheet banking
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...balance sheet banking Table of Contents Off-balance sheet banking with examples 3 Importance of controlling Off-Balance Sheet Banking and Role of Financial Regulators 5 Ways of controlling Off-Balance Sheet Banking by Financial Regulators 6 References 9 Off-balance sheet banking with examples Off-Balance Sheet, otherwise called Incognito Leverage is described as an asset or liability of a company which has no existence in the Balance sheet of the company. There are quite a few companies who have their assets or debts but the same is not included in the Balance sheet of the respective company. Let us explain this with an example. Asset Management services are often offered by financial... ...
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Superior's balance sheet Report
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...Balance sheet highlights the financial health of the company over the last three years. The main aim of this report is to analyze the balance sheet and to concentrate on the working capital, current ration, short terms and long term debts. This will help identify the issues and concerns of the company. Working Capital: Working capital is the difference between the current assets and the current liabilities of any firm. This could also be explained as the assets that are set aside for the day – to –day operations of the business (Samuels et al, 2000). The working capitals for Superior Living for the three years are computed as follows: Year/ ($ 000s) Current Assets Current... gearing ratio...
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Apple's Balance Sheet
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...Balance Sheet Apple is undoubtedly the most sought after brand in terms of the profile that it has built over the last several years and an investor only needs to look at its balance sheet to reach at that conclusion. In terms of the brand presence and marketing functionalities, Apple has performed exemplarily and a business empire is fast emerging from such a successful market presence. Balance sheet indicators point at increased asset levels and growing equity against a fairly stabilized liability trajectory to ensure sustainability of its operations. Considering the difficulties witnessed in the financial crisis witnessed during the specified operating period, Apple’s performance leading... ?Apple’s...
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Decoding Apple's Balance Sheet
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...Balance Sheet Apple is undoubtedly the most sought after brand in terms of the profile that it has built over the last several years and an investor only needs to look at its balance sheet to reach at that conclusion. In terms of the brand presence and marketing functionalities, Apple has performed exemplarily and a business empire is fast emerging from such a successful market presence. Balance sheet indicators point at increased asset levels and growing equity against a fairly stabilized liability trajectory to ensure sustainability of its operations. Considering the difficulties witnessed in the financial crisis witnessed during the specified operating period, Apple’s performance leading... Apple’s...
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Decoding Apples Balance Sheet
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...Balance Sheet Affiliation: Apple has pursued a successful businessaspect since its establishment. The company has engaged vibrant business strategies, placing it at the forefront in its business operations and competition against its rivals. Today, Apple is one of the most successful technology-driven companies in the world. While its customer base and market share locally and in the global markets is significantly high, it is important to evaluate the company’s financial performance. Assets, liabilities and shareholders’ equity are critical to account for in this case. This is important in making decisions that pertain to investment in the company. Investment activities... an increase in...
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Income statement and balance sheet
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...balance sheet, statement of cash flow, and statement of stockholders... ?The business community has more accumulated wealth that the governments of the over 200 countries in the world combined. There are thousands of publicly traded companies been traded on Wall Street and international markets such as the London Stock Exchange every day. Due to the importance of these capital markets there is a need for professionals dedicated to financial reporting. Publicly traded companies have to prepare financial statements every accounting period. The normal accounting period is one year, but most companies also release quarterly financial statements. The four major financial statements are the income statement,...
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Income Statement And Balance Sheet
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...Balance Sheet Both the income ment as well as the balance sheet provides answers to two questions together. These financial statement provides insight regarding how well did an organization perform in a particular period or accounting cycle and the assets as well as the liabilities that a particular company owes or has ownership off. Both the financial statement has various elements in common that are exhibited through different headings. The answer to the question that how well a company has performed during a particular accounting cycle is exhibited under the heading of an organization’s net income within the income statement and the heading of retained earnings within the balance... Income ment And...
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ACCT SLP 4: Balance Sheet
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...Balance Sheet Nybrostrand Company Balance Sheet As on 31 December       Amount in $ Inventory 76,500 Accounts receivable 36,500 Cash 101,700 Land 400,000 Equipment (net of depreciation) 395,000 Total Assets 1,009,700     Long-term debt 127,000 Accounts payable 78,000 Notes Payable 350,000 Common stock 10,000 Paid-in capital 50,000 Additional Capital 150,000 Profit for the year 151,150 Retained Earnings 93,550 Total Equity and Liabilities 1,009,700       Balance sheet describes about the net worth or the financial position of the business... Module 4 SLP...
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Corporate Reporting and Balance Sheet Financing
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...Balance Sheet Financing, impairment on the value of non current assets and the use of accounting ratios as tool of analysis in these situations 1.0 Introduction: The Enron failure has given rise to several questions concerning the preparation and presentation of financial statements of accounts including off balance sheet financing resorted to by several corporate entities. All these questions have been cropped up due to the single factor of 'off balance sheet financing' (OBSF) techniques adopted by Enron and the consequent impact it created on the whole economy because of its failure. However there is truth in saying that no one has all relevant information and facts about... Corporate Reporting and...
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Analysis Of Ford Motor Companys Balance Sheet
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...BALANCE SHEET- FORD MOTOR COMPANY The balance sheet, currently known as a ment of financial position, refers to a financial statement that indicates the worth of business at one point in time. It shows the financial position of an enterprise at a specific moment usually at the end of the month, quarter or year (Ittelson, 2009).  Statement of the financial situation often sums up the obligations (short term liabilities, debts and other long-term liabilities), economic resources (assets) and the owners’ capital at a specified point of time. Assets refer to things that have value, for instance, cash n hand and at bank, equipment, or real estate. Liabilities are money a business owes others... ,...
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Understanding the Notes to the Balance Sheet
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...BALANCE SHEET INSTRUTOR A company’s debt structure gives a historical window into its liabilities, pointing out to potential investors the corporate debts’ maturity dates. It shows if the company has money to settle the debts and how soon it does so. Debt is an obligation that a company must settle in lump-sum payments or through periodic installments. A capital lease has an effect on both the income statement and the balance sheet. This implies that each lease payment is allocated partly to interest expense and partly to lessen the outstanding liability. Therefore, information included in the income statement may not be found in the balance sheet as far lease obligations... UNDERSTANDING THE S TO THE...
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Pro Forma Income Statement and Balance Sheet
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...balance sheet accounts vary with sales. For that reason, the key component of this approach is the sales forecast, which is essential in the construction of pro-forma financial statement and helps in identification of a firms needs for external financing. This paper applies and discusses the percentage of sales method to financial forecasting for the financial statements of Garmin, Inc. Constructing Pro forma Statements The first step is to express the Balance Sheet and Income Statement accounts which vary directly with Sales... Finance & Accounting al Affiliation) Pro forma ments The percentage of sales approach to financial forecasting is based on the assumption that most income statement and balance...
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Profit and loss account and balance sheet
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...balance sheet and the profit and loss account are two of the important financial accounts. They are important for the management especially in decision making. All decisions regarding investments are based on the financial accounts... is a critical evaluation of the purpose of the Profit and Loss Account and Balance Sheet to the various users or stake-holders. Balance Sheet This is a critical component of an organization's financial report that provides information regarding capital, the long and short term assets as well as long and short term liabilities. This means that the owners of the business can get information...
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Analysis of balance sheet and income statement
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...Balance Sheet Task Introduction This paper presents to the reader the analyses of income ment and the statement of financial position of two rival companies (AMEC and Carillion Corporation) based on the latest available annual report (for the year 2013). The key items focused on during the financial statement analysis are Assets and revenues. Other factors included in the paper are the products offered, the key market, and the ratio analysis (ROCE and debt/equity ratio). A brief description of the companies AMEC plc, headquartered in London, United Kingdom, was established in 1982. The company offers consultancy, project management and engineering services to a wide... Analysis of Income ment and...
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Management Accounting - balance sheet and cost reduction
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...balance sheet sales have declined from the year 2003 to 2005 and this could be as a result of increased competition, on the other hand overhead factory costs have not declined and this has caused the factory to experience a decline in profits. The decline in profits is a result of the decline in sales volume; therefore the company should adopt a strategy that will increase the volume of sales so that the company can increase its profits. This can be done through charging lower prices to its customers... Management Accounting work Sidcup Furnishing LTD a) An analysis of and comments on the information contained in the extracts from the profit and loss for the years 2002 to 2005. From the extract of the bal...
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Accounting Principles: Events After the Balance Sheet Date
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...Balance Sheet 8 April Table of Contents Introduction Events after the balance sheet date, formerly known as post balance sheet events, are an important part of accounting. They are handled under IAS 10 Events after Balance Sheet Date (Ramachandran & Kakani, 2009). This area of accounting standards is related to events, both favourable and unfavourable, that occur after the financial statements are prepared and are relevant to the contents of the financial statements. This paper examines some key elements of IAS 10. It begins by identifying the background and basis for the Accounting Standard, and goes on to identify its practical application, and in so doing... ? Accounting Principles: Events After the...
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Comparison between a Balance Sheet and an Income Statement
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...Balance Sheet and an Income ment Comparison between a Balance Sheet and an Income Statement Introduction An income statement, on the other hand, shows how much money a company gained or lost during a particular period. Additionally, it enables managers to determine sources of profits or losses. A balance sheet is a reflection of a company’s assets, liabilities, and shareholders’ equity at the end of a given financial year. A balance sheet enables managers to determine the financial position of a company. Hence, a balance sheet is more useful in determining the sustainability of the business compared to an income statement. Discussion Difference A balance sheet follows... Comparison between a Balance ...
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Events after the Balance Sheet Date. SFAS 165
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...Balance Sheet Introduction The biggest dilemma that public entities generally face while reporting the financial ment is that whether the subsequent event (events after balance sheet date) should be recognized and disclosed in the financial statements or not (Deloitte, 2012). SFAS 165, “Subsequent Events” have eased out this problem of the company to a greater extent as it provides a detailed and comprehensive framework for the objective, scope, recognition and disclosure of the subsequent events (Financial Accounting Standard Board, 2009). This standard has also provided some examples of such events which should be or should not be recognized and reported in the financial... ?SFAS 165 – Events after...
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Should All Intangible Assets Be Shown in the Balance Sheet
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...Balance Sheet Author: Target Degree: PhD Contents Contents 2 Introduction 3 Statement of the Problem 4 Literature Review 5 Research Design 8 Sampling 9 Data Collection 9 Data Analysis 10 References 10 Introduction The changes which have been taking place since 1978, in global economic as well as financial systems have been unique as well as gradual in nature. There is also a gradual shift towards an economy which is mostly based on the knowledge and service rather than relying on the industrial and manufacturing base alone. Accounting, as a profession, also grew in importance as the complications... Draft Research Proposal On Should All Intangible Assets Be Shown in the Balance ...
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Analysis of Jet Blue Airline company's Balance sheet
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...Balance Sheet This report analyses the balance sheet of the Jet Blue Airline for the year 2009, 2010 and 2011 and explores the reasons for the changes in the balance sheet figures. Considering the assets side of the balance sheet of the Jet Blue Airlines (See Appendix 1), the total assets of the company increased slightly in the year 2010 as compared to 2009, i.e. increased by $ 44 million. However, the total assets increased considerably in the year 2011 as compared to the figures in 2010, i.e. $ 6,593 million in 2010 to $ 7,071 million in the year 2011. This significant increase took place due to significant increase in the current assets of the company... Analysis of Jet Blue Airline Companys Balance ...
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JB HIFI LTD BALANCE SHEET AS AT JUNE 2009
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...balance as mentioned in the balance sheet of the company. The formula calculates the number of times the debtors are turned over during a year. The higher the value the more efficient the management is or it could also mean that the debts are more liquid. This particular ratio has represented inclining trend over the period. This fact can also be corroborated due to the fact that the sales have gradually inclined from the financial year 2008. One reason... ?Contents 2 Financial Analysis 3 Profitability Ratios 3 Liquidity and efficiency Ratios 4 Gearing Ratios 6 Conclusion 7 References 8 Ratio analysis is a very accurate and reliable tool when it comes to analyzing the financial outlook of an entity....
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Personal Budget, Balance Sheet, and Cash Flow Statement
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...balance is mainly a list of individual assets, liabilities and the network of the individual. The balance sheet indicates the financial position of the individual at a particular time. It contains the assets, the liabilities and network of the individual. The assets should be equivalent to the liabilities of the individual. Some examples of assets... that are included in the balance sheet include the real estate, the checking accounts, savings accounts, cash value of life insurance, vehicles, money market investments and jewelry. Liabilities represent the obligations of the individual such as consumer debts, student loan debts, car loans and outstanding...
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Operating (income) statement, statement of cash flow and balance sheet
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...balance sheet MEMORANDUM Lawrence Higgins, President of the Board of Trustees RE: Course of Action for Van Buren Community Hospital DATE: I have seen the auditors’ report and accompanying financial statements for the hospital. In anticipation of the April meeting of the board, I would like to bring to your attention the following three concerns: 1. (Regarding the hospitals revenues and expenses): The hospitals revenues are not enough to meet the expenses and therefore it is incurring losses of $(411,522) in 2004 and $(630,399) in 2003. The efficiency ratio calculated comes to 1.29 in 2004 and 1.65 in 2003. The efficiency ratio measures efficiency... Operating (income) ment, ment of cash flow and...
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How Impairment Testing and Off-Balance Sheet Liabilities Affect the Reliability of Financial Statements
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...Balance Sheet Liabilities Affect the Reliability of Financial Statements. By: November, 2008 TABLE OF CONTENTS 1.0 Introduction 1.1.1 How impairment testing and off balance sheet Liabilities affect the Reliability of Financial Statements 1.1.2 Conclusion 1.1.3 References 1.0 Introduction The main problems facing the international accounting standard board IASB are appropriately determining the fair value of an asset or liability. The IASB requires companies to estimate the fair value by either making reference to an active market for the instrument... Supervisor ACCOUNTING 500A FALL 2008 A critical analysis of How Impairment Testing and Off-Balance...
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Distinguish between accounts that are presented in the income statement and balance sheet
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...balance sheet and an income statement. Balance sheet is a statement of account that describe the overall position of a business within a specified period of time, but it can also describe the overall position of the business from start of business to the that present time, while an income statement describes the current year performance, it details the current year profit margin. Income statement is also known as profit and loss account it shows end year income, expenses and the profit. The accounts used in income statement representation or preparation are, revenue, expenses... Finance and Accounting Finance and Accounting To answer the question it’s good first to understand the difference between a...
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Example of an asset that is NOT recorded on a Balance Sheet
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...balance sheet being a major financial ment of a business draws a firm’s financial standing at a specific point in time. Therefore, it is a snapshot of what is owned by a company and to whom does it owes. Items in a balance sheet are reported into three components which are: assets, liabilities and equity. Balance sheet also sums up the popular accounting equation that is: Assets = Liabilities + Equity. Thus, balance sheet should always have the value of assets equal to the value of the sum of liabilities and equity of a business. While scrutinizing a business and assessing its worth it is of almost importance to get a thorough... ...
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An analysis of the idea of measuring and reporting human capital in the balance sheet
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...balance sheet irrelevant (Kaplan & Norton 2004,pg. 67). The Impact on the Reliability of the Financial Statement because of the Issues of Measuring Human Capital The issues of measuring human capital tend to make the balance sheet irrelevant due to the complexity and inaccuracy involved... productivity of his employees but in actual sense, the employees are more innovative and talented than the boss. This makes the value imposed to a particular employee vague since bosses are highly valued in comparison to other employees (Stewart 1997, pg. 120). These errors in the valuation of human capital makes it hard for the inclusion of human capital in the financial statement since its inclusion will...
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General Journal Entries, Ledger Accounts, Trial Balance, Income Statement, Statement of Owners Equity and Balance Sheet (Case of Amal Translation)
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...Balance, Income ment, ment of Owners Equity and Balance Sheet (Case of Amal Translation) Insert name Course code Instructor’s name Name of the university General Journal Entries, Ledger Accounts, Trial Balance, Income Statement, Statement of Owners Equity and Balance Sheet 1. Preparing General Journal Entries To Record The Transactions General journal entries is the initial point of reporting various transactions of the business into the accounting system. It provide a chronological method of recording all the business transactions. In the same note, it gives explanations of the transactions and the affected accounts by showing decrease and increase... ? General Journal Entries, Ledger Accounts, Trial...
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Describe three methods that have been proposed for valuing minority interest and goodwill in the consolidated balance sheet of a parent company and it's partially owned subsidiary
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...balance sheet of the parent company as a means of reflecting the claim of assets to the company and other non-controlling shareholders (Chaney, Mead & Schermann, 2002). Because of the place of these two in the consolidated balance sheet of the parent company and the subsidiary, the methods that go into the valuation of these two have often... METHODS FOR VALUING MINORITY INTEREST AND GOODWILL Lecturer: Introduction By the norm of business practice, there may be portions of the subsidiary’s stock that may not be owned by the parent company and thus not part of the controlling interest of the parent corporation. Such non-controlling interests are referred to as minority interest of the parent company,...
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Nstructional Objectives for this activity: Distinguish between accounts that are presented in the income statement and balance sheet. Differentiate between permanent and temporary accounts for the purposes of closing procedures
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...balance sheet 100 Cash balance sheet... The of the business is ABC Corporation. ABC Corporation is a merchandising company. The chart of accounts of the company is listed below: Assets100 Cash 110 Account receivables 120 Inventories 130 Advertising supplies 140 Prepaid insurance 150 Office equipment 160 Accumulated Depreciation – Office equipment Liabilities 200 Notes payables 201 Accounts payables 210 Salaries payables Capital 300 Common stock Revenues 400 Revenues Expenses 500 Advertising supplies expense 510 Depreciation expense 520 Insurance expense 530 Salaries expense 540 Rent expense The list below differentiates between accounts that affect the income statement and accounts that affect the b...
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A controversial issue is defined as one that can cause excessive volatility or scope for alternative impressions e.g. Capitalisation of Brands;Impairment e.g. goodwill;Revenue recognition;Off balance sheet finance e.g. equity accounti
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...balance sheets, income statements, and cash flows of the top selling diverse cars in the UK. These were Mercedes, Nissan, Volkswagen, Porsche, Peugeot SA, Volvo, and Renault. In addition, multiple regressions to reveal relationships among variables used Microsoft Excel program. The results revealed that financial credit on capitalization of brands does not cause volatility. D E D I C A T I O N This dissertation is dedicated to my _________________________ ______Name________________. Your Name initials here A C K N O W L E D G M E N T The writer conveys... Order#236721 FINANCIAL CREDIT ON CAPITALIZATION OF BRAND’S: A ...
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An Evaluation of Sun Microsystems Consolidated Balance Sheet
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...Financial Analysis of Sun Microsystems 5) Analysis of Financial Ratios Trend Analysis Performance Area Year 2001 Year 2000 Trend Leverage: Debt to Total Assets 41.77% 48.35% Drop in Leverage during 2001 Interest Coverage 3.36 14.95 Very low coverage during 2001 Liquidity: Current Ratio 1.54 1.51 Higher liquidity in the year 2001 Quick Ratio 1.34 1.39 Lower liquidity in the year 2001 Profitability: Profit Margin 5.08% 11.79% Lower profit margin in the year 2001 Return on Assets 5.10% 13.10% Lower ROA in the year 2001 Return on Equity 8.76% 25.37% Lower ROE in the year 2001 Efficiency: Receivables Turnover 6.17 5.84 Increased efficiency during 2001 Inventory Turnover 17.40 28.22 Efficiency... Analysis of ...
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Cash vs. Accrual Accounting and Balance Sheets
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...Balance Sheets Table of Contents Table of Contents 2 Assignment 3 Q Cash vs. Accrual Accounting 3 Q2. 4 Assignment 2 5 Q1. 5 The Value to the Audience 5 Q2. Financial Statements of Microsoft 6 Work Cited 7 Assignment 1 Q.1 Cash vs. Accrual Accounting Cash basis accounting is one of the most important accounting methods, which is generally used for the reporting and recording of the expenses and incomes of small business organisations. In the ‘cash accounting method’ the expenses and the incomes are recorded or reported only after the funds are distributed or received. With the help of the cash accounting method any organization can identify its exact cash flow... transaction. Cash accounting...
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Cash vs. Accrual Accounting and Balance Sheets
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...Balance Sheets Table of Contents Table of Contents 2 Assignment 3 Q Cash vs. Accrual Accounting 3 Q2. 4 Assignment2 5 Q1. 5 The Value to the Audience 5 Q2. Financial Statements of Microsoft 6 Work Cited 7 Assignment 1 Q.1 Cash vs. Accrual Accounting Cash basis accounting is one of the most important accounting methods, which is generally used for the reporting and recording of the expenses and incomes of small business organisations. In the ‘cash accounting method’ the expenses and the incomes are recorded or reported only after the funds are distributed or received. With the help of the cash accounting method any organization can identify its exact cash flow, provided... Cash Vs Accrual Accounting and...
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Cousin Vinnies Pizza - Business Plan
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...balance sheet Logo & Slogan...The food products will be sold to the general public, schools and college students and other public gatherings. Cousin Vinnie’s pizza food and fire truck’s purpose is to offer the best quality Pizza to the South Bend locals. The customers will be satisfied through the provision of a different variety of Pizza at fair prices. The company’s main strength is the ability to provide better products at strategic locations. The challenge includes the unfavorable economic climate as a result of competition that includes Pizza-4 U and John’s Foods. The business will differentiate itself from the competitors through lower prices and qu...
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Discussion 1: Formall Financial Statement and Disscussion 2: Standaard Classifications
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...balance sheet, the statement of retained earnings and the statement of cash flow. The balance sheet is considered a statement of position because the information reflected in the statement is the actual account balances at that specific point in time. The main components of the balance sheet are assets, liabilities, and equity. The balance sheet follows the logic of the basic accounting equation. The basic accounting equation states that assets = liabilities + stockholder’s equity (Moneyinstructor... ?Formal Financial ments The financial ments are the most important financial reports that are prepared for users of financial information. The four basic accounting statements are the income statement, the...
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Response to Comments on DQ1 C and DQ2 KSmith,Wk3
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...balance sheet is prepared in order to let the users distinguish among the different accounts. The statement of cash flow is very important as well. The main components of the statement of cash flow are operating, financing, and investing activities (Weygand & Kieso, Kimmel, 2003). You mentioned that the annual report is the most important report prepared by corporations for the shareholders and other stakeholders. I... ?DQ1 I agree with you about the importance of the financial ments. The financial ments are prepared in a standardized format in order to create consistency within the statements. The statement of different corporations will have different numbers, but the same basic format. The classified...
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CURRENT ISSUES IN FINANCIAL REPORTING
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...BALANCE-SHEET ITEMS By Date (Number of words 1304) Introduction Off-balance sheet activities are part of an intriguing part of financial statements. Presented as footnotes to the financial statements, these contingent items have a vital economic impact on the future rather than the present financial prospects of a business. However, this economic impact is not easy to interpret or discover at a glance of the financial statements. Off-balance-sheet-items are financial obligations or rights a company does not report on its balance sheet even though they have a substantial effect on the financial activities of a company such as the case of Enron (Bauman, 2003). Off...
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Debt in the firms balance sheets
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...balance sheets. This paper will critically appraise root causes of varying levels of debt in the firm’s balance sheets. Debts and debt levels Organisations and businesses across the world use debt to finance their day to day operations and other particular projects. The levels of debt are fundamental macroeconomic data and it they largely vary from company to company. Generally, levels and flows of public debt are given central importance while levels and flows of private debt are not considered as a major cause... ?Strategic Financial Management Introduction Ordinary shares can be simply defined as shares which are not preferred shares and which do not offer fixed dividend amounts. As Nevin (1973, p....
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Stephenson Real Estate Recapitalization
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...Balance sheet Balance sheet Assets $340,200,000 Liabilities and capital $340,200,000 3. Balance sheet Balance sheet Buildings... School Affiliation Stephenson Real E Recapitalization QUESTION If a debt is issued; Market value= (Value of equity + Annual post tax value of land investment – Bond coupon rate paid to lenders) ($37.80 * 9million) + (60% * $18.75 million) + (6% * $95 million) $357,150,000 If it finances the project from equity, market value = (Value of equity + Annual post tax value of land- Cost of capital) = ($37.80 * 9million) + (60% * $18.75 million) – (10.2% * $95million) = $341,760,000 Verdict: Stephenson should issue a debt since it maximizes the company’s value. 2. Ba...
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Income and balance
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...Balance Sheet. Retrieved September 25, 2013 from http://finance.yahoo.com/q/bs?s=DELL+Balance+Sheet&annual... DELL INC. DUPONT ANALYSIS FORMULA The formula for calculating ROE using the DuPont Formula is elaborated below CALCULATING RETURN ON EQUITY (ROE) The information extracted from the financials of Dell Inc. provided on Yahoo Finance has been used for the calculation of ratios. The details have been shown in the figure below. With these details the ratios will be calculated. Details required for calculating the Ratios 2013 2012 2011         Net Profit 2,372,000 3,492,000 2,635,000 Revenue 5,6940,000 62,071,000 6,1494,000 Total Assets 47,540,000 44,533,000 38,599,000 Equity 10,680,000 8,917,000 7,7...
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GABELLI COMPANY:Balance Sheet
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...Balance Sheet December 31, 2007 ASSETS $ LIABILITIES $ Current Assets: Current Liabilities: Cash 18,500 Accounts payable 16,000 Accounts Receivable 12,000 Total Current Liabilities 16,000 Supplies 9,500 Stockholder's Equity: Dividends 10,000 Common Stock 40,000 Total Current Assets 50,000 Retained Earnings 34,000 Property, Plant & Equipment: 74,000 Equipment... E1-3 (a) (b) Accounts Payable and Accrued Liabilities L A liability balance by itself does not affect the cash flow. Only an increase or decrease in the balance would be part of operating cash flow Accounts Receivable A An asset balance by it itself does not affect the cash flow. Only an increase or decrease in the balance would be part of Op...
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Assingment
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...balance sheet are some of the tools that are used to communicate the financial information. This paper develops statement of income and a balance sheet for a case scenario. The income statement determines and communicates the relationship between generated revenues in an enterprise’s ventures and the incurred costs towards generation of such revenues. Its major components include revenues, cost of revenues, gross profit, net profit and net income. The balance sheet however illustrates... an enterprise’s financial position by identifying its resources, in assets, and the sources of finance for the resources. It relies on the balance sheet equation Total...
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Describe key financial statements, including balance sheets and cash flow statements
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...Balance Sheet A balance sheet gives information on the business’ ability to pay bills on time; its capacity to give dividends to the owners, and its financial flexibility to acquire money. A balance sheet displays the shareholder’s equity, liabilities, and assets of the business. In addition, data on a balance sheet can be employed to calculate vital signs that highlight the structure of a business and its capacity to meet its responsibilities (Longenecker, Petty, Palich, & Hoy, 2012). These may comprise quick ratio, working capital, or current ratio. Income Statement An income statement gives information on business profitability and earnings... . The income statement is usually valid for a...
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Econ 4020 reaction paper 10-11
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...Balance Sheet Recession al Affiliation) Balance sheet recession An American-Taiwanese economist Richard Koo referred to the balance sheet recession to also mean financial unsteadiness. It is brought about by economic agents give much significance to decrease debt than increasing of profit. In this case, the main economic principles are present. These principles include short-run, medium-run and long-run. Balance sheet recession is characterized by two phases. In the first phase, companies aim at improving their profit while people absorb much of their pay increment. In the other phase, economic agents give much importance to lessening debt rather than maximizing their profit. It means... that...
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Stephenson Real Estate Recapitalization
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...balance sheet before it announces the purchase. Market value of equity = $35.20(15,000,000) = $528,000,000 Market value balance sheet Assets $528,000,000  Equity... Stephenson Real E Recapitalization Chapter 14 Closing case Stephenson Real E Recapitalization If Stephenson wishes to maximize its total market value, would you recommend that it issue debt or equity to finance the land purchase? Explain To maximise its total market value, it should use debt to finance the $110 million purchase. As interest payments are tax deductable, Taxable income will decrease with debt in the capital structure, creating a tax shield to increase the overall value of the firm. 2. Construct Stephenson’s market value bala...
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...balance sheet, but recently it was commented that it should be treated as liabilities in our balance sheet as we do not owe those assets for several years. Leased assets’ accounting treatment has been subjected for many discussions by accounting specialists and hence there are different views among them. Even though, leased assets are not legally owned by lessee, he has the right over... REPORT ON ACCOUNTING TREATMENT OF LEASED ASSETS Introduction This report sets out the basic rules for the treatment of leased assets for the lessee. It represents the financial characteristics of leasing transactions and proves its best accounting treatment. We had been following the treatment of entering assets in our...
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