FIN/571 – 46335444 / Assignment: Week 2 Practice Quiz
Multiple Choice Question 53
Which one of the following statements about trend analysis is NOT correct?
This benchmark is based on a firm’s historical performance.
The Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) System is used to identify benchmark firms.
All of these are true statements.
It allows management to examine each ratio over time and determine whether the trend is good or bad for the firm.
Multiple Choice Question 68
Coverage ratios: Sectors, Inc., has an EBIT of $7,221,643 and interest expense of $611,800. Its depreciation for the year is $1,434,500. What is its cash coverage ratio?
None of these
Multiple Choice Question 68
Multiples analysis: Turner Corp. has debt of $230 million and generated a net income of $121 million in the last fiscal year. In attempting to determine the total value of the firm, an investor identified a similar firm in Jacobs, Inc., an all-equity firm. This firm had 150 million shares outstanding, a share price of $14.25, and net income of $182 million. What is the total value of Turner Corp.? Round to the nearest million dollars.
Multiple Choice Question 46
Coverage ratios, like times interest earned and cash coverage ratio, allow
a firm’s creditors to assess how well the firm will meet its interest obligations.
a firm’s creditors to assess how well the firm will meet its short-term liabilities other than interest expense.
a firm’s management to assess how well they meet short-term liabilities.
a firm’s shareholders to assess how well the firm will meet its short-term liabilities.
Multiple Choice Question 54
Peer group analysis can be performed by
a) management choosing a set of firms that are similar in size or sales, or who compete in the same market.
b) using the average ratios of this peer group, which would then be used as the benchmark.
c) identifying firms in the same industry that are grouped by size, sales, and product lines, in order to establish benchmark ratios.
d) Only a and b relate to peer group analysis.
Multiple Choice Question 61
Efficiency ratio: If Viera, Inc., has an accounts receivable turnover of 3.9 times and net sales of $3,436,812, what is its level of receivables?
ResultsExplain what benchmarks are, describe how they are prepared, and discuss why they are important in financial statement analysis.0.00/2.0 (0%)Multiple Choice Question 53-Multiple Choice Question 54- Discuss how financial ratios facilitate financial analysis and be able to compute and use them to analyze a firm’s performance.0.00/3.0 (0%)Multiple Choice Question 68-Multiple Choice Question 46-Multiple Choice Question 61- Explain the three general approaches to valuation and value a business using common business valuation approaches.0.00/1.0 (0%)Multiple Choice Question 68-