Current assets investments in short term noncurrent

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Unformatted text preview: y to pay for these needs • Return - the equity investors share of company earnings in the form of either earnings distribution or earnings reinvestment • Earnings distribution - the payment of dividends to shareholders • Dividend payout - refers to the proprotion of earnings distributed • Earnings reinvestment - retained earnings within the company for use in its business • Earnings retention ratio - reflecting the proportion of earnings retained Investing Activities- refers to a company's acquisition and maintenance of investments for purposes of selling products and providing services, and for the purpose of investing excess cash. • Operating assets - assets for the purpose of conducting business operations • Financial assets - securities such as equity stock, corporate bonds, and money market funds. • Current Assets - Investments in short term • noncurrent assets - investments in long-...
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This document was uploaded on 02/24/2014 for the course FMIS 3619 at University of Minnesota Duluth.

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