Problem Set 2

# Problem Set 2 - million. Braintrees assets total \$16,392...

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BusM 401 Problem Set #2 Evaluating Financial Performance Instructions: Complete all questions. This problem set is worth 10 points. Problems sets are graded on effort and completeness; you must show your work in order to get full credit. Short answers (“checkpoints”) are available for some questions on Blackboard so that you can check your answers. Full solutions are available on Blackboard after the problem set is due. (Some full answers are found in the back of Higgins; it’s best not to look at these until you have tried your best to answer the question.) Let the learning begin. 1. Do Higgins, Chapter 1, #6. 2. a. In 2009, Braintree Corporation had net income of \$409 million on sales of \$52,378

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Unformatted text preview: million. Braintrees assets total \$16,392 million. Show how Braintrees ROA can be expressed as function of profit margin and asset turnover. b. If Braintree has equity of \$8,196 million, what is Braintrees ROE? 3. Do Higgins, Chapter 2, #5. 4. Look up the financial statements for each of the following companies: Delta, Oracle, Alcoa, and Yahoo. Calculate the Sales to Net PPE ratio for each of the companies for fiscal 2009. (Note that if the balance sheet only says Property, Plant, & Equipment, you can assume that it's Net PPE.) a. What does this ratio tell you about these companies? b. How can you explain the wide differences you observe in the ratio? 2...
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