10 - Name Chapter 10-Forecasting Financial Statements...

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Name Chapter 10--Forecasting Financial Statements Description Instructions Modify Add Question Here Question 1 Multiple Choice 0 points Modify Remove Question The objective of forecasting is to develop Answer stand alone financial statements for future analysis. a set of realistic expectations for future value-relevant payoffs. a balance sheet and income statement that articulate. financial statements for comparison to industry averages. Add Question Here Question 2 Multiple Choice 0 points Modify Remove Question Nichols and Wahlen's 2004 study showed that superior forecasting provides the potential to earn superior security returns. Nichols and Wahlen's findings indicate Answer that an investor could earn excess returns if the investor could predict accurately the sign of the change in earnings one year ahead. that an investor could earn excess returns if the investor could predict accurately the magnitude of the change in earnings one year ahead. that an investor could earn excess returns if the investor could predict accurately the sign of the change in cash flows from operations one year ahead. that an investor could earn excess returns if the investor could predict accurately the sign of the change in working capital one year ahead. Add Question Here Question 3 Multiple Choice 0 points Modify Remove Question Financial statement forecasts rely on additivity within financial statements and articulation across financial statements. Given this information forecasts of future growth in inventory will most likely affect growth in Answer accounts receivables. accounts payable. depreciation. salary payable. Add Question Here Question 4 Multiple Choice 0 points Modify Remove Question Financial statement forecasts rely on additivity within financial statements and articulation across financial statements. Given this information sales growth
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forecasts will most likely affect growth in Answer accounts receivables. accounts payable. depreciation. salary payable. Add Question Here Question 5 Multiple Choice 0 points Modify Remove Question Projecting sales price changes depends on factors specific to the firm and its industry that might affect demand and price elasticity. Which of the following types of companies would most likely be able to increase prices? Answer A firm in a capital intensive industry that is expected to operate near capacity for the near future. A firm in a capital intensive industry in which excess capacity exists. A firm operating in an industry that is expected to experience technological improvements in its production process. A firm operating in an industry that is transitioning from the high growth to the maturity phase of its life cycle. Add Question Here
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