Wonga Group Limited Annual Report 2012
Wonga is growing fast thanks to slick
technology and clever algorithms that analyse
masses of data, including how much time
customers spend on its website.
The Economist, August 2013
Highlights of 2012
Markets and Products
the financial system
the main players
Impact of deregulation in 1980s
Difference between investment banking and retail banking
Interpretation of accounts
Purpose of interpretation
Ratios and their meaning
PURPOSE OF INTERPRETATION
Comparisons over time
Comparisons with other businesses
Comparisons with budget
Lecture Week 6: The Income Statement
What is the Income Statement?
What does it show?
How does it link to the Balance Sheet
(Statement of Financial Position)?
By the end of this class you will be able to:
Clarify the nature of the in
4BUS1066 Principles of Finance Seminar w/c 10 th November
Have a look at the 2012 Annual Report for Wonga Group Ltd and try to answer the
What form of organisation is Wonga (sole trader, partnership etc)?
4BUS1066 Principles of Finance
To understand what investment bankers do
To investigate the 2013 Royal Mail IPO
1. Investment Banking
Read the article found at the link below and write half a page of A4 on
what you think investment banks do
4BUS1066 Principles of Finance Seminar w/c 1st December
Please do this question BEFORE the seminar
1. With reference to the Wonga Group Annual Report:
a. Looking at the Consolidated Balance Sheet on p15 what were the
respective cash/equivalent figures for
Interpretation of ratios Example
Baggins Ltd is considering investing in Shire plc and wishes to know whether Shire plc is financially
sound and likely to be a good investment. The financial statements of Shire plc are set out below.
Share price was 427.9p.
Bought 7800 shares totalling 33,376.00
Share price was 428.8p.
Sold 1900 shares totalling 8,147.20.
Stocks were sold are a higher price that they were bought.
Share price was 438.25p.
Sold 900 shares totalli
Market Efficiency and
This session should enable students to appreciate:
The range of sources of finance for a company
The significance of capital markets to a company
Importance of E
Haslam, Colin; Andersson, Tord; Tsitsianis, Nicholas; Yin, Ya Ping, May 07, 2013, Redefining Business Models : Strategies for a Financialized World
Taylor and Francis, Florence, ISBN: 9781136282553
Accounting for the firm as a business model
Mathematics for Scientists
Extended Degrees in Science
Provided and taught at
North Hertfordshire College, Stevenage Campus
In partnership with
University of Hertfordshire
Module Guide 2015/16
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