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Unformatted text preview: Term Project Part 1: Calculate the ratios Earnings per share $0.94 $0.87 Current Ratio 3.45 0.88 Gross Profit Rate 33.50% 9.20% Profit Margin Ratio 10.48% 4.80% 5.39 5.49 Days in Inventory 67.72 66.48 Tootsie Rool Industries Ratios The Hershey Company Ratio Inventory Turnover Ratio obviously, the hershey company's earning's per share is lower than Tootsie Rool industry. The Tootsie Rool has better Gross profit Rate, that means Tootsie is more profitable than The Hershey Company Interpretation and comparison between the two companies' ratios The hershey company has better current ratio than Tootsie Rool. It will take less than a year for Hershey to pay off t current debt However, it will take a little more than 3 years for Tootsie Rool to pay off their current debt. Tootsie Rool's shows that their gross profit rate is higher than They Hershey Company. That means The Hershey Tootsie Rool's shows that their gross profit rate is higher than They Hershey Company....
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