2009-02-06_225052_LucentTechnologies

2009-02-06_225052_LucentTechnologies - Lucent Technologies...

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Lucent Technologies (Your Name Here) February 6, 2008 Name of School Name of Class Name of Professor
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2. Evaluate the asset, debt, and equity structure of Lucent Technologies, as well as trends and changes found on the common-size balance sheet. As seen above in Case 2.1, the configuration of Lucent’s assets had an extremely large decline between the years of 2003 and 2004. According to Case 2.1, the current assets of the company during 2003 made up exactly 49.4% of their total assets. You can also see that during 2004, this situation worsened and it had gone down all the way to 48.5%. Inventories, however, did come up from 4.0% in 2003 all the way to 4.8% in 2004 (this is about a 20 percent increase in their total inventory holdings). Lucent Technologies’ cash and cash equivalents went down from 24% of their entire assets in 2003 to almost 20% in 2004. The debt structure of Lucent Technologies had a significant drop between 2003 and 2004. Even though their current liability arrangement went down from 25.6% in 2003 to 24.3% in 2004, it has become apparent that they have allocated it as
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