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Abel Athletics is preparing to release its first Annual Stockholder Report since the company's recent initial public offering (IPO).

Abel Athletics is preparing to release its first Annual Stockholder Report since the company's recent initial public offering (IPO). The accounting department has already prepared and provided the financial statements and ratios (see below) for the most recent year. Now all the division managers are meeting to help create the written analysis portions for the annual report keeping in mind all the stakeholders who will be reading this information. ( i.e.,shareholders, regulators, investors, security analysts, credit rating agencies, etc.) Using what you know about Abel Athletics from the scenario above, the financial documents, and details from your previous tasks, create Abel Athletics' first Annual Stockholder Report for its' stakeholders. Provide as much detailed analysis as possible to your shareholders for each of the following areas, keeping in mind how the users of this information are likely to use it:
Summarize the nature of the firm's business and its business strategy
Assess the internal and external risk factors for the firm
Provide an analysis of the financial condition for the firm
Evaluate the firm's credit worthiness
Discuss the competitive position of the firm
Summarize the financial and accounting control procedures in place to ensure compliance with applicable regulatory agencies
Click to download the Financial Statements and Ratios for Abel Athletics.
Group Portion: Upload your final group paper to the small group files and name it Management's Discussion and Analysis.
Individual Portion: Each student is to write their own draft of the written analysis to shareholders and submit it to the small group files area under your name and labeled 'draft'.
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Points Possible: 250
Date Due: Friday, Dec 26, 2008
Objective: Use effective communication techniques.
Use financial ratio analysis to assess the stability of an organization.
Use team and problem-solving skills to collaborate on a project.
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Click to download the Financial Statements and Ratios for Abel Athletics.
FIN310 Financial Management Principles
Group Project
Phase 2 Task 1:  Ratio Anlaysis
Key Financial Data for Abel Athletics
Stock Price (as of 12/21/06) $6.25
Free Cash Flow/Share $0.36
Dividend/Share (DPS):  Dividends/shares outstanding $0.24
Book Value/Share:  Shareholders Equity/Shares Outstanding $0.18
Strident Marks, Inc.
Income Statement
For the year ending December 31, 2006
Net Sales $8,994,000
COGS (not including depreciation) $3,759,600
Gross Profit $5,234,400
SG&A $1,245,900
Depreciation Expense $350,000
Total Operating Expenses $1,595,900
Income Before Interest & Taxes $3,638,500
Interest Expense $250,000
Income Before Taxes $3,388,500
Income Tax Expense $1,016,550
Net Income $2,371,950
Shares Outstanding 10,000,000
Earnings Per Share (EPS) $0.24
Beginning RE $1,500,000
Dividends $2,400,000
Ending RE $1,471,950
Strident Marks, Inc.
Balance Sheet
As of December 31, 2006
Cash $1,336,950
Accounts Receivable $900,000
Inventories $7,500,000
Total Current Assets $9,736,950
Property, Plant & Equipment $625,000
less Accumulated Depreciation $111,000
Net Property, Plant, and Equipment $514,000
Total Assets $10,250,950
Accounts Payable $420,000
Accrued Liabilities $484,000
Interest Payable $2,500,000
Income Taxes Payable $900,000
Dividends Payable $2,400,000
Total Current Liabilities $6,704,000
Long-term debt $1,750,000
Total Liabilities $8,454,000
Common Stock at Par $425,000
Retained Earnings $1,471,950
Treasury Stock - at cost ($100,000)
Total Shareholders equity $1,796,950
Total Liabilities and shareholders equity $10,250,950
Key Ratios:
* Liquidity Ratios Industry Avg
Current Ratio:  Curent Assets/Current Liabilities 1.45 1.25
Quick Ratio:  (Current Assets-Inventory)/Current Liabilities 0.33 0.22
Net Working Capital Ratio:  Net Working Capital/Total Assets 29.6% 25.2%
* Profitability Ratios
Return on Assets:  Earnings/Total Assets 23.1% 21.50%
Return on Equity:  Earnings/Equity 132.0% 125%
Net Profit Margin:  Earnings/Sales 26.4% 25%
Operating Profit Margin:  Operating Profits/Sales 40.5% 35%
Gross Profit Margin:  Sales-COGS/Sales 58.2% 55%
* Activity Analysis Ratios
Asset Turnover Ratio:  Sales/Total Assets 0.88 0.95
Fixed Asset Turnover Ratio:  Sales/Net Fixed Assets 17.50 15.5
Equity Ratio (Proprietary Ratio):  Shareholders Equity/Total Assets 0.18 0.15
Average Collection Period:   AR/(Annual Sales/365) 36.52 40
Average Payment Period:  AP/((70%*COGS/365)) 58.25 25
Accounts Receivable Turnover Ratio:  365/Avg Collection Period 9.99 8.8
Inventory Turnover Ratio:  COGS/Inventory 0.50 0.4
Average Age of Inventory 728.14 675.2
* Capital Structure and Debt Ratios
Debt Ratio:  Total Liabilities/Total Assets 82.5% 50%
Debt to Equity Ratio:  Long Term Debt/Equity 97.4% 50%
Interest Coverage Ratio:  EBIT/Interest 14.55 25.5
* Capital Market Ratios
Price / Earnings Ratio:  Stock price/EPS 26.3 28.2
Market to Book Ratio:  Stock Price/Book Value per Share 34.78 37.5
Dividend Yield:  DPS/Stock Price 3.84% 2.50%
Dividend Payout Ratio:  DPS/EPS 101.2% 25%
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