FIN 370 Full Class Week 1-5 Includes All DQs, Individual, Team Assignments and Final Exam Click link below to Purchase Entire Class: http://hwguides.com/FIN-370-Full-Class-Week-1-5-Includes-AllDQs-Individual-Team-A-46.htm FIN 370 Finance For Business Individual (70%) Defining Finance Terms (Week 1) Chapter Study Questions (Week 2) Chapter Study Questions (Week 3) Reedâ€™s Clothier Case Study (Week 4) Chapter Study Questions (Week 5) Discussion Questions (2.5 pts per week for Wks 1-4) Final Exam Learning Team (30%) Ethics and Compliance Paper (Week 2) Strategic Initiative Paper (Week 3) Caledonia Products Integrative Problem (Week 4) Integrative Problem (Week 5) Virtual Organization Strategy Paper (Week 5)
FIN 370 Week 1 Individual Assignment Defining Financial Terms Define the following terms and identify their role in finance: Finance Efficient Market Primary Market Secondary Market Risk Security Stock Bond Capital Debt Yield Rate of Return Return on Investment Cash Flow Be sure to cite your sources!
FIN 370 Week 2 Individual Assignment Chapter Study Questions Prepare responses to the following chapter study questions located in Chapter 14 of Financial Management: Principles and Applications: 14-1, 14-2, 14-3, 14-4, 14-7 Be sure to cite your sources!
FIN 370 Week 2 Team Assignment Company Evaluation Paper - PepsiCo Company Evaluation Paper a. Select an organization from the following list: 1) Pepsi Co. 2) Wal-Mart 3) Lowe’s 4) Starbucks 5) Barnes and Noble 6) Amazon.com 7) Hewlett Packard 8) Dell 9) Disney 10) Microsoft b. Obtain a copy of your selected organization’s annual report c. Evaluate your selected organization’s financial performance over the past two years using financial ratios. Calculate at least two ratios from the following categories and evaluate the performance. Discuss the trend of the ratio and what that means. a) Liquidity
b) Activity c) Debt d) Profitability
FIN 370 Week 2 Team Assignment - Ethics and Compliance Paper: Lowe’s • Ethics and Compliance Paper Select an organization from the following list: PepsiCo. Wal-Mart Lowe’s Starbucks Barnes and Noble Amazon.com Hewlett Packard Dell Disney Microsoft • Be sure to obtain faculty approval of your selection prior to beginning this assignment. • Obtain a copy of your selected organization’s annual reports and SEC filings for the past two years. • Prepare a 1,400-1,750-word paper in which you analyze the data in your selected organization’s annual reports and SEC filings. In your analysis, be sure to address the following: o Assess the role of ethics and compliance in your selected organization’s financial environment. o Describe the procedures that your selected organization has put in place to ensure ethical behavior. o Identify the processes the organization uses to comply with SEC regulations. o Evaluate your selected organization’s financial performance over the past two years using financial ratios. Calculate the following ratios for each year: Current Ratio Debt Ratio ROE (Return on Equity) Days Receivable Outstanding Be sure to define how each ratio is calculated, analyze the trend for each ratio, and discuss what it tells you about the organization’s financial health. Be sure to properly cite your sources of financial information.
FIN 370 Week 3 Individual Assignment Chapter Study Questions Prepare responses to the following questions from the Financial Management: Principles and Applications text, by Keown:
Chapter 4: 4-6B (the Carmel Cash Budget, on p. 130) Chapter 5: 5-1B, 5-4B, 5-5B, and 5-6B (time value of money problems on p.175) (make sure to show how you determined your answers for Chap 5.) Chapter 15: 15-8A (make sure to show how you determined your answers for Chap 15.)
FIN 370 Week 3 Team Assignment - Strategic Initiative Paper • Strategic Initiative Paper: Using the selected organization from your Learning Team Week Two assignment, prepare a 1,050-1,400-word paper in which you describe the relationship between strategic planning and financial planning. In your paper, be sure to address the following: • Describe the strategic planning process for your selected organization and identify a strategic initiative discussed in the organization’s annual report. • Describe how this initiative will impact the organization’s financial planning. • How will the organization’s initiative impact costs? • How will the organization’s initiative impact sales? • Describe the risks associated with the initiative and the financial impact that these risks may have.
FIN 370 Week 4 Individual Assignment Reed’s Clothier Case Study Prepare a 350-700 word case study analysis of Case #16: “Reed’s Clothier” located in the Cases in Financial Management text, by Sulock and Dunkelberg. Be sure to address the following in your analysis: Briefly summarize the case. Formulate answers to questions 1 through 8. *For Question 1, calculate all the ratios as presented in Exhibit 4 in the case, and provide detailed explanations comparing Reed’s ratios to the industry. * Please note, the definition of total asset turnover provided in Exhibit 4 is incorrect; it should be: total asset turnover = sales / total assets Be sure to cite your sources!
FIN 370 Week 4 Team Assignment Caledonia Products Integrative Problem “Caledonia Products” Integrative Problem
Based on your Week Three readings, prepare a response to the Caledonia Products Integrative Problem located in Chapter 10 of the Financial Management: Principles and Applications text by Keown. In your response, be sure to address the following: • Formulate answers to questions 1 through 10. • Include a spreadsheet similar to Table 10-7. • Formulate answers to questions 12a-12e. • Describe the factors that Caledonia would have to consider if they were making a lease versus buy decision for the two projects.
FIN 370 Week 5 Final Exam TRUE/FALSE. Write 'T' if the statement is true and 'F' if the statement is false. (2 points total) 1. Profit maximization stresses the efficient use of timing and risks. 2. Financial assets are tangible assets such as houses, equipment, and inventories. 3. The sustainable rate of growth represents the rate at which a firm’s sales can grow if it wants to maintain its present financial ratios and does not want to resort to a sale of new equity shares. 4. Business risk refers to the relative disperses in the firm’s expected earnings after interest and taxes. 5. New capital-budgeting projects are always new products taken to market. 6. The stock of cash is a type of inventory. 7. If an asset is sold above depreciated value, it may be used to offset gains and thus result in tax savings. 8. Free cash flow is the cash flow in excess of that required to fund all projects with positive and negative net present value when discounted at the relevant cost of capital. 9. The Euro eliminated exchange costs and exchange rate fluctuations. 10. The foreign exchange market is like the New York Stock Exchange because they are both physical entities. MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. Please provide any back-up of your calculations on a separate worksheet so that credit can be assigned. (3 points total) 11. Which of the following measure an organization’s liquidity? 12. If I invest $1000 at an interest rate of 2% what would the future value be after 5 years? 13. Burns Promotions Plus has an annuity that pays $2500 at the beginning of the next 4 years what is the future value of the annuity if the interest rate is 5%? 14. Grover’s Vinyl Siding has a $2000 loan that needs to be repaid in 3 equal installments at the end of the next three years with an interest rate of 6%; what would the requested payment be? 15. Plexus Pictures collects 70% of its sales during the month of sales, 20% one month after the sales and 10% two months after the sale. The company expects sales of $15,000 in August;
$25,000 in September; $10,000 in October; and $50,000 in November How much money will they collect in October? 16. The significance of a ratio can only be truly appreciated Except when: 17. Which is not a type of ratio? 18. Burns Promotions Plus has a cost of revenue of $219,793 million for the fiscal year ended January 31, 2008. It had an inventory balance of $29,447 million at the end of this fiscal year. Based on this information what is the number of days inventory for the year 2007 (ending January 31, 2008). 19. Burns Promotions Plus has a cost of revenue of $219,793 million for the fiscal year ended January 31, 2008. It had an inventory balance of $29,447 million at the end of this fiscal year. Based on this information what is the inventory turnover for the year 2007 (ending January 31, 2008). 20. What is working capital? 21. Euro was introduced because of the following EXCEPT? PROBLEMS. Provide back-up of your work on a separate worksheet so that credit can be assigned. You may provide either a Word document or an Excel spreadsheet. (2.5 points each= 5 points total) Amy's Widgets Balance Sheet ASSETS LIABILITIES Current Assets Current Liabilities Cash $ 2,100 Notes Payable $ 5,000 Petty Cash 100 Accounts Payable 35,900 Temporary Investments 10,000 Wages Payable 8,500 Accounts Receivable - net 40,500 Interest Payable 2,900 Inventory 31,000 Taxes Payable 6,100 Supplies 3,800 Warranty Liability 1,100 Prepaid Insurance 1,500 Unearned Revenues 1,500 Total Current Assets 89,000 Total Current Liabilities 61,000 Investments 36,000 Long-term Liabilities Notes Payable 20,000 Property, Plant & Equipment Bonds Payable 400,000 Land 5,500 Total Long-term Liabilities 420,000 Land Improvements 6,500 Buildings 180,000 Equipment 201,000 Total Liabilities 481,000 Less: Accum Depreciation (56,000) Prop, Plant & Equip - net 337,000 Intangible Assets STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY Goodwill 105,000 Common Stock 110,000 Trade Names 200,000 Retained Earnings 229,000 Total Intangible Assets 305,000 Less: Treasury Stock (50,000)
Total Stockholders' Equity 289,000 Other Assets 3,000 Total Assets $770,000 Total Liabilities & Stockholders' Equity $770,000 Income Statement 2008 For Amy's Widgets Sales (all on Credit) $500,000 Cost of Good Sold $380,000 Gross Profit $120,000 Operating Expenses Selling/Admin expense $80,000 Operating Income $40,000 Interest Expense $12,000 Income before taxes $28,000 Income Tax Expense $5,000 Net Income after Taxes $23,000 22. 23.
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FIN 370 Week 5 Individual Assignment Chapter Study Questions Prepare a response to problem 3 located in Chapter 21 of the Basic Finance: An Introduction to Financial Institutions, Investments, and Management text by Mayo.
FIN 370 Week 5 Team Assignment Integrative Problem - Daily Planet Integrative Problem Review the Integrative Problem found at the end of Chapter 22 in the Keown text, Financial Management: Principles and Applications. Prepare responses to questions 1 through 9. Show All Calculations.
FIN 370 Week 5 Team Assignment - Virtual Organization Strategy Paper - Berrys Bug Blasters Virtual Organization Strategy Paper Using the link on the Materials page, access the Virtual Organizations. Select one of the Virtual Organizations. Assume that your selected organization is a privately held company and that it wants to expand its operations. The organization is faced with three options to expand its operations: They can go public through an IPO. They can acquire another company in the same industry. They can merge with another organization. Using the Internet, texts, Electronic Reserve Readings (ERR), and other resources, prepare a 1,050-1,400-word paper in which you compare and contrast the three options and make a recommendation as to which strategy the selected organization should choose. Be sure to address the following in your paper: Strengths of each approach Weaknesses of each approach Opportunities of each approach Threats of each approach