Financial ratios Essay Examples

The Australian Wine Industry

The Mcguigan interest in the Australian Wine Industry goes back four generations. Owner Patrick McGuigan the first of four generations to enter the wine industry was a dairy farmer by trade. Percy McGuigan’s career was spent at Penfolds. Prior to retirement in 1968 Percy purchased Dalwood estate and renamed it Wyndham Estate. Two years later… View Article

Ratio Analysis to Determine Corporate Health

One must consider many factors before deciding whether or not to invest in a company. The following is an analysis and comparison of the health of two well known companies, Exxon and Wal-Mart. Some of the factors that were analyzed include current ration, inventory turnover, accounts receivable turnover, and days’ sales in inventory. Most of… View Article


The DuPont system is a way to determine how well firm has executed its business strategy as measured by the overall return generated for its owners. There are three key ratios that are subdivided from the DuPont system: the profit margin, asset utilization, and financial leverage. From the financial reports the return on equity (annual… View Article

Financial ratio analysis

Financial ratio analysis is conducted by managers, equity investors, long-term creditors and short-term creditors. What is the primary emphasis of each of these groups in evaluating ratios? Managers deal with all types of ratios. It is important for them to judge and improve the overall financial position of the company. Financial ratios are one of… View Article

Ratio Analysis

The aims and objectives of this report are to compare the two companies, Kingfisher Plc. and Home Retail Group Plc., using their annual report published for the year 2011. With the help of the financial statements, it will be possible to calculate different ratios that are relevant to the comparison between the two businesses. Through… View Article

CanGo’s Financial Analysis

Following up with our initial analysis last week, NewGen had the opportunity to review CanGo’s financial statement. The success of a business depends on its ability to remain profitable over the long term, while being able to pay all its financial obligations and earning above average returns. NewGen leveraged our knowledge of Investment rations, breaking… View Article

Financial Ratios and Stock Return: Evidence on selected Plantation Companies in Malaysia

UNIVERSITI MALAYSIA SARAWAK (UNIMAS) SEMESTER 2 2012/2013 FACULTY OF ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS (FEB) EBF 3183 FINANCE SEMINAR (Group ASSIGNMENT) Financial Ratios and Stock Return: Evidence on selected Plantation Companies in Malaysia NAME:VICTORIA AK JUTI 28578 VENOSHNI A/P MANOGARAN 28577 PHUA WEE WEE 27952 TEOH CHIEN NI 28513 LING LING26752 GROUP:1 PROGRAMME:FINANCE Financial Ratio and Stock… View Article

Portfolio Construction Using Technical and Fundamental Analysis

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the Organization Smart Equity Brokers Pvt. Ltd. & Smart Commodity Brokers Pvt. Ltd. was established on 1st May 2006 as Smart Equity Brokers Pvt. Ltd., by a young Chartered Accountant, Mr. Arun Khera, supported by Mr. Ravi Raj Jain, both having a rich experience & exposure to capital, derivative… View Article

Similarities and Difference Bluenile.Com, Diamond.Com and Jewerlyexchange

CHAPTER 3 WORKING WITH FINANCIAL STATEMENTS Financial statement information is often our ONLY source of information. Consequently, we use the information we have and make adjustments where appropriate. 1. Ratio Analysis ♦ Short-Term Solvency or Liquidity Ratios – Measures the ability of the firm to meet its current (short-term, < 1 year) obligations. • Liquidity… View Article


4. Is Dell’s strategy working? What is your assessment of the financial performance that Dell’s strategy has delivered during fiscal years 2000-2008? Use the financial ratios presented in the Appendix of the text (pages 240-241) as a basis for doing your calculations and drawing conclusions about Dell’s performance. Selected Financial Statement Data for Dell Inc.,… View Article

ALPES case anlysis

CONTENT Part One 1. Key Issue Charles Rivers Laboratories (CRL) is evaluating a joint venture proposal that a Mexican company creates a state-of-the-art specific pathogen-free (SPF) egg for the vaccine. If the proposal is approved, CRL is going to invest 2 million dollars to the Mexican company. However, CRL must consider the potential risks of… View Article