Financial Reporting

Instructions
Your final course project consists of seven critical elements. They follow a logical flow for financial reporting. However, due to the sequencing of content for the modules, the critical elements will be prepared out of order.
For Milestone Two, complete Critical Element II: Analysis of Financial Statements.
For additional details, please refer to the Milestone Two Guidelines and Rubric PDF document and the Final Project Guidelines and Rubric PDF document.

Draft of Inventory Management and Benchmarking

Instructions
Submit a draft of the inventory management and benchmarking sections of the final project (Sections II and III, respectively), including all critical elements as listed in the Final Project Guidelines and Rubric document. Refer to the Hampshire Company Case Study Word document, as this will provide you with details on how to complete this milestone. All calculations for your quantitative analysis should be completed in the Hampshire Company Spreadsheet. You will provide a rough draft of the written portion of your qualitative analysis in a Word document.
For additional details, please refer to the Milestone Two Guidelines and Rubric PDF document and the Final Project Guidelines and Rubric PDF document.

Lands’ End Case 7-1

Analyze cash flow measures for insight into all business activities.
In this assignment, you will clearly see the connection between cash flow and the actual operation of a business. You will better understand the impact of cash management and develop the skills to understand its importance.
Locate the Lands’ End Case 7-1 on page 455 of your text. Be sure to submit thoughtful and substantial answers to the questions following each case.

Financial statements and ratio analysis for Toyota

1. Compute the following ratios based on the most current financial statement 2021 if available and show your computations. Explain what each one means and give an opinion on each one.
Gross margin
Operation margin
Net Profit margin
Current ratio
Quick ratio
Accounts receivable days
Accounts payable days
Debt equity ratio (book and market)
Debt to Capital ratio
Price earnings ratio
Asset turnover
Return on equity
2. Explain the financial statement and ratio analysis. How is the company doing overall?
References needed-at least 2

#47 Knight Capital Group

Please follow the instructions listed for the assignment:
Please submit a word document containing a paragraph clearly describing your paper topic, the company, government, or other entities involved, the derivative(s) instrument(s), and the parties (management, traders, investors) participating in the derivative transaction. Include the amount of loss that such transaction has created, and the consequences to the company.
Provide me with a topic that is regarding a specific company that suffered significant losses due to their usage of specific derivatives in a specific year.

There are numerous examples of companies suffering huge losses to their usage of derivative. Below is a wiki link of trading losses; a large number of these were due to derivative usage.
As a suggestion you can select a topic from referenced in the below link. There are many examples referenced that involve significant losses due to the usage of derivatives.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_trading_losses
Please submit a clear, concise paragraph with all the details

I want choose #47 Knight Capital Group

Campbell Soup Case 4-4

Assignment: Campbell Soup
In this assignment, you will explore the asset structure of Campbell Soup and how it measures their use effectively. This will prepare you to view any company with the same scrutiny.
Locate the Campbell Soup Case 4-4 on page 272 of your text. Be sure to submit thoughtful and substantial answers to the questions following each case.
CASE 4–4
Analysis of Investing Activities
Campbell Soup
Refer to the annual report of Campbell Soup Company in Appendix A.
a. Compute Campbell Soup’s working capital at the end of Year 11.
b. Campbell Soup reports net receivables totaling over $527 million. To whom has it extended credit and how much bad debt reserve is provided against these receivables? What percentage of total receivables is considered uncollectible?
c. What cost flow assumption does Campbell Soup use for inventories? What is its inventory write-down policy?
d. The inventory turnover ratio (cost of goods sold/average inventory) is a measure of inventory management efficiency and effectiveness. Compute the inventory turnover ratio for Campbell Soup and comment on ways that it might improve the ratio.
e. How much is the LIFO reserve for Campbell Soup? What are the total tax benefits realized by Campbell Soup as of the end of fiscal Year 11 because it chose the LIFO inventory cost flow assumption (assume a 35% tax rate)?
f. What would Campbell Soup’s pretax income have been in Year 11 if it had chosen FIFO?
g. What percentage of total assets is Campbell Soup’s investment in plant assets? What depreciation method does it use for fixed assets? What percentage of historical cost is the accumulated depreciation amount associated with these assets? What can the percentage depreciated calculation reveal to an analyst about fixed assets?
h. Campbell Soup reports intangible assets totaling about $436 million at the end of Year 11. What major transaction(s) gave rise to this amount?
CHECK
(d) Inventory turnover, 5.37
(f) $672.4 mil.

Analyzing Financial Condition

Use the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report uploaded for Walden Heights to write a 1 page paper about the following:
Write a paper in which you include the following:
• Introduction (1–2 paragraphs)
Introduce the city of Walden Heights, including its major industries/sectors and two interesting facts about its financial condition.
• Statement of Net Position Assessment (1–2 paragraphs)
Based on your assessment of the Statement of Net Position, how would you describe the city’s solvency? Include the results of your computations.
• Statement of Activities Assessment (1 paragraph)
Based on your assessment of the Statement of Activities, create a pie chart that shows each of the functions/programs as a percentage of the total government spending. (Note: Use the information in the Primary Government section only [through the “Total Primary Government” line item]). Include the pie chart you created. What conclusions can you draw about the city’s priorities?
• Conclusion (1–2 paragraphs)
Based on a synthesis of everything you reviewed about the city’s financial position in the previous year, what changes would you recommend for the upcoming budget?
Please write in APA 7 format with in-text citations and a reference page.

Walt Disney Company

In this assignment, you will dig deep into the Walt Disney Company’s financial statements to find what is most impacting to their profitability and returns. You will learn to search for the key results that are impacting change which can help the company repeat or avoid those outcomes.
Locate the Walt Disney Company Case 8-2 on page 498 of your text. Be sure to submit thoughtful and substantial answers to the questions following each case.

Risk Methodologies

Initial investment outlay of $40 million, consisting of $35 million for equipment and $5 million for net working capital (NWC) (plastic substrate and ink inventory); NWC recoverable in terminal year
Project and equipment life: 5 years
Sales: $27 million per year for five years
Assume gross margin of 50% (exclusive of depreciation)
Depreciation: Straight-line for tax purposes
Selling, general, and administrative expenses: 10% of sales
Tax rate: 35%
Assume a WACC of 10%.
Should the coffee packaging project be accepted? Why or why not? Compute the project’s IRR and NPV.
In addition, answer the following questions:
Do you believe that there was sufficient financial information to make a solid decision on what to do?
Was there further financial information that you required that was not provided to you?
What financial figure do you believe was the determinant to your decision and why?
How would you be able to apply this particular financial information to other situations?
Discuss risk methodologies used in capital budgeting.