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Problem 3 Below are ratios for two companies which operate in the same industry. P/E Gross profit margin Profit Margin Quick Current Debt-to-equity...

Problem 3
Below are ratios for two companies which operate in the same industry.

Company A Company B
P/E 27.8 63.0
Gross profit margin 59.1 66.2
Profit Margin 8.6 13.1
Quick .8 0.5
Current 1.2 0.65
Debt-to-equity .45 0.78
Return on equity 29.0 26.9
Return on assets 16.8 28.2
Dividend yield 1.7 1.2
Dividend payout 44.0 67.0

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Evaluate the companies as a potential investment based on the given ratios.

Problem 3 Below are ratios for two companies which operate in the same industry. Company A Company B P/E 27.8 63.0 Gross profit margin 59.1 66.2 Profit Margin 8.6 13.1 Quick .8 0.5 Current 1.2 0.65 Debt-to-equity .45 0.78 Return on equity 29.0 26.9 Return on assets 16.8 28.2 Dividend yield 1.7 1.2 Dividend payout 44.0 67.0 Required: Evaluate the companies as a potential investment based on the given ratios.
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Problem 3
Below are ratios for two companies which operate in the same industry.
P/E
Gross profit margin
Profit Margin
Quick
Current
Debt-to-equity
Return on equity
Return on assets
Dividend yield...

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