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...?Finance and Accounting Contents Contents 2 References 6 Introduction **Ratio** analysis is a useful tool for analyzing a company, to predict about its future, but the result might get wrong if the factors of the variables are not taken in consideration. LEV and Sunder (1979) raised some basic questions like the structural relationship of the analyzed firms, the size of the firm; these factors are taken in consideration or not. The paper is an attempt to analyze the accuracy of the statement of Lev and Sunder using some evidences taken from real world, especially by doing the cross sectional analysis of **financial** **ratios**. Use of **Financial** **Ratios**...

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...?Methodological Issues with **Financial** ments Contents Methodological Issues with **Financial** ments Contents 2 Introduction 3 Use of **Financial** **Ratios** 3 Critical Analysis 4 Conclusion 6 Reference: 7 Introduction **Ratio** analysis is an important tool to analyze the performance of a company, to predict about the future and doing the comparable analysis of two firms, in the same industry or different industry. In the year 1979 in their research paper Lev and Sunder raised the issue that the **ratio** analysis done by the researcher is often motivated by the tradition and convenience, they generally not consider the theoretical background of the...

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...?Deep Water Experts **Financial** **Ratios** Analysis and Interpretation The task on hand is to compute for the company’s **financial** **ratios** for and Following the computation, an interpretation of the **ratios** obtained was done to analyze the **financial** position of the company, and to determine the overall performance with regard to its **financial** management. The company’s short-term and long-term liquidity, its asset management **ratios**, and profitability **ratios** were computed and analyzed. After obtaining and analyzing the company’s **financial** **ratios**, these were then...

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...**Financial** **Ratios** **Financial** **ratios** outline the performance of a firm as compared to its previous years’ performance as well as making a comparison between the firm and the industry. (Shim & Siegel, 2000) These two types of analysis are performed either through performing the trend analysis wherein year on year performance of the firm is compared with each other to know whether firm has performed better or not. Industry comparison is another method wherein the firm’s **ratios** are compared with the average **ratios** of the industry to explore what is the standing of the firm in terms of its performance with respect to other players in the...

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...Operation Performance The hotel is located in Costa Mesa, California and has the capa of 310 rooms. The operation results have been presented asfollows:
a. Occupancy percentage: This is defined as a **ratio** of rooms sold to rooms available. Total number of rooms sold is 7555. Given this, the occupancy percentage works out as 24.4. Normally, 60 to 70 is the average occupancy rate and hence the hotel has not performed well. This calls for aggressive marketing of rooms’ services.
b. Cost of labor percentage: This is payroll related expenses as percentage of total revenue. This is in the order of 16.3%, which is somewhat lower than the industry average of 18-22%.
c. Cost of food sold percentage: This is expressed as cost of...

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.... Value realization and closure of loss-making business was also a part of the business strategy in the new millennium. Improving the capital structure was another part of the strategy (Press Release, 2001).
The figures from the **financial** highlights & chairman’s statement
The current **financial** year has been pretty good for the company, according to the chairman. The clothing market share of the company increased to 11% from 10.7%, where food has seen a 6th consecutive year of growth. Unadjusted profits have been up to £713.4 million, which is a 17.5% increase from 2009.
KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS
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2009
Liquidity **Ratios**
Current **Ratio**
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...shows the ability of a company to make its interest payments using its earnings before interest and tax. This **ratio** fluctuates in Target as it decreases slightly in Wal-Mart. However, the **ratio** in Wal-Mart is still higher.
A willing investor should invest in Wal-Mart rather than Target due to several reasons. First Wal-Mart is more liquid than Target showing its going concern. Wal-Mart is also more profitable than Wal-Mart as seen from the analyses above. This means that its management is more efficient. Finally, Wal-Mart is more solvent than Target. This implies that it meets its short term and long-term cash needs easier.
References
Marketwatch.com. (2015). Target Corp. Retrieved 1 April 2015, from...

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