118-SS'08-FINAL-PROJ Q-KEY

118-SS'08-FINAL-PROJ Q-KEY - Econ 118 Financial Statement...

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Econ 118-SS’08A-FINAL EXAM-PROJ QUESTIONS-KEY p1 Econ 118 – Financial Statement Analysis – SS’08(A) Final Exam Question 5 – Based on project presentations (30 points) a. (1)(2) Apple/Dell – Compare the ratios in the profitability section for Dell for 2007 (third column on group 1’s ratio sheet and second column on group 2’s ratio sheet). Which group shows the correct profit margin? Explain using only other profitability ratios. Show your computations. b. (3)(4) Norfolk Southern/Burlington Northern – Compare the debt to equity ratio for Norfolk Southern on the ratio sheets of the two groups. Which one is correct? Explain fully using any other ratios. Show your computations. c. – The “healthy” thresholds of .40 for CFFO/CL and .20 for CFFO/TL do not really apply to utility companies. Explain why not. d. (7)(8) Pfizer/Merck – Name at least two major risks faced by large pharmaceutical companies such as Pfizer and Merck. e.
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