# finance university of phoenix

This is an finance class from University of Phoenix

Instructions

**Purpose of Assignment**

Provide students with a basic understanding of financial management, goal of the firm, and the basic financial statements. Students should be able to calculate and analyze solvency, liquidity, profitability and market value ratios, and create proforma financial statements.

**Assignment Steps**

**Resources: **Tutorial help on Excel® and Word functions can be found on the Microsoft®Office website. There are also additional tutorials via the web that offer support for office products.

**Complete** the following Questions and Problems (Concepts and Critical Thinking Questions for Ch. 1 Only) from each chapter as indicated.

**Show** all work and analysis.

**Prepare** in Microsoft® Excel® or Word.

- Ch. 1: Questions 3 & 11 (Concepts Review and Critical Thinking Questions section)
- Ch. 2: Questions 4 & 9 (Questions and Problems section): Microsoft® Excel® template provided for Problem 4.
- Ch. 3: Questions 4 & 7 (Question and Problems section)
- Ch. 4: Questions 1 & 6 (Questions and Problems section): Microsoft® Excel® template provided for Problem 6.

**Format **your assignment consistent with APA guidelines if submitting in Microsoft® Word.

**Click **the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

Questions

**Ch. 1: Questions 3 & 11 (Concepts Review and Critical Thinking Questions section)**

**3. Corporations [LO3]** What is the primary disadvantage of the corporate form of organization? Name at least two advantages of corporate organization.

**11. Goal of the Firm [LO2]** Evaluate the following statement: Managers should not focus on the current stock value because doing so will lead to an overemphasis on short-term profits at the expense of long-term profits.

**Ch. 2: Questions 4 & 9 (Questions and Problems section): Microsoft® Excel® template provided for Problem 4.**

**4. Per-Share Earnings and Dividends [LO1]** Suppose the firm in Problem 3 had 90,000 shares of common stock outstanding. What is the earnings per share, or EPS, figure? What is the dividends per share figure?

**9. Calculating Additions to NWC [LO4]** The 2014 balance sheet of Steelo, Inc., showed current assets of $4,630 and current liabilities of $2,190. The 2015 balance sheet showed current assets of $5,180 and current liabilities of $2,830. What was the company’s 2015 change in net working capital, or NWC?

**Ch. 3: Questions 4 & 7 (Question and Problems section)**

**4. Calculating Inventory Turnover [LO2]** The Green Corporation has ending inventory of $417,381, and cost of goods sold for the year just ended was $4,682,715. What is the inventory turnover? The days’ sales in inventory? How long on average did a unit of inventory sit on the shelf before it was sold?

**7. DuPont Identity [LO4]** If Roten Rooters, Inc., has an equity multiplier of 1.15, total asset turnover of 2.10, and a profit margin of 6.1 percent, what is its ROE?

**Ch. 4: Questions 1 & 6 (Questions and Problems section): Microsoft® Excel®template provided for Problem 6**.

**1. Simple Interest versus Compound Interest [LO1]** First City Bank pays 8 percent simple interest on its savings account balances, whereas Second City Bank pays 8 percent interest compounded annually. If you made a deposit of $9,000 in each bank, how much more money would you earn from your Second City Bank account at the end of seven years?

6. Calculating Interest Rates [LO3] Assume the total cost of a college education will be $320,000 when your child enters college in 18 years. You presently have $67,000 to invest. What annual rate of interest must you earn on your investment to cover the cost of your child’s college education?