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**BA 620 Managerial Finance**

Group Problem Set 1: This problem Set is based on materials covered in module 1/week 1. It is designed for you to demonstrate your understanding of basic financial statements, financial statement analysis, break-even concepts, financial and operating leverages. Before you start this assignment, please review weeks 1 and 2 materials thoroughly.

Finance date of Adams Stores, Inc. for the year ending 2016 and 2017.

2016 2017

$3,432,000 $5,834,400

9,000 7,282

340,000 720,000

203,768 97,632

323,432 1,000,000

2,864,000 4,980,000

18,900 116,960

48,600 20,000

491,000 1,202,950

62,500 176,000

100,000 100,000

8.50 6

351,200 632,160

145,600 324,000

715,200 1,287,360

200,000 720,000

146,200 263,160

Items

Sales

Cash

Other Expenses

Retained Earnings

Long-term debt

Cost of goods sold

Depreciation

Short-term investments

Fixed Assets

Interest Expenses

Shares outstanding (par value

= $4.60) Market Price of stock

Accounts Receivable

Accounts payable

Inventory

Notes Payable

Accumulated Depreciation

Accruals 136,000 284,960 Tax Rate 40% 40%

Instructions:

As a group, complete the following activities using the financial information above:

**Part 1: Financial Statements**

A. Prepare the income statement for 2016 and 2017. Include statement of retained earnings for 2017

B. Prepare the balance sheet for 2016 and 2017 C. Prepare Common-Size financial statements of income statement and balance

sheet. D. Prepare Statement of Cash Flows

**Part 2: Financial Statement Analysis**

A. Based on your financial statements (from Part 1), calculate the following ratios for the two years. Show all your calculations in good form. Show your formulas. If you use excel, each calculation need to show the excel formula

Current ratio Quick ratio Inventory turnover (times) Average collection period (days) Total asset turnover (times) Debt ratio Times interest earned Gross profit margin Net profit margin Return on total assets Return on equity P/E ratio Return on equity using DuPont Analysis

B. Comments on the ratios by comparing 2016 to 2017 ratios.

C. Assume Adams Stores, Inc. is a retail company similar to WalMart, Myers, or Target. Compare 2017 ratios to the industry average. Please note that Adams Stores, Inc. is not a real company. To find comparable industry ratios, you need to search for industry ratios for retail. See information on Moodle for instructions on how to find industry ratios. Based on the industry average, how is Adams Stores, Inc. doing financially?

**Part 3: Break-even, Financial and Operating Leverages**

Johnson Products, Inc.

Income Statement

For the Year Ended December 31, 2018

Sales (40,000 bags at $50 each) ……………………………. $2,000,000

Less: Variable costs (40,000 bags at $25) ……………. 1,000,000

Fixed costs …………………………………………………….. 600,000

Earnings before interest and taxes ………………………… 400,000

Interest expense ………………………………………………….. 120,000

Earnings before taxes …………………………………………. 280,000

Income tax expense (20%) …………………………………… 56,000

Net income ………………………………………………………… $ 224,000

Based on the information above, calculate (show all calculations and responses in good

form):

a. Break-even in units (in dollars and units). Explain what your numbers mean. As a manager, how would you use the numbers in financial planning?

b. What is the degree of financial leverage? Explain what your number mean. As a manager, how would you use the numbers in financial planning?

c. What is the degree of operating leverage? Explain what your number mean. As a manager, how would you use the numbers in financial planning?

Specific Instructions:

1. Complete and submit your assignment no later than the last day of Module 1/Week 1.

2. Include only the names of your group members who participated in this assignment when you submit.

3. Submit only one copy per group. 4. You may use Excel or Word. Please DO NOT use any other format such PDF,

etc. Side Note: Please note that this is not the type of assignment where the assignment is divided and each student completes the part that is assigned. Each person in your group need participate fully in the completion of each part of the assignment.