“Analysis of Financial Statements” Please respond to the following: 67 * From the e-Activity, determine why it is sometimes misleading to compare a company bs financial ratios with those of other firms that operate within the same industry. Support your response with one (1) example from your research. 67 * From the scenario, determine two (2) strategies that TFC could utilize to reach its expansion goals. You may, for example, consider your analysis of TFCbs financial statements, as well as your knowledge of TFCbs excessive cash position. Provide a rationale for your response.
WEEK 7 Discussion Financial Planning and Agency Conflicts B7 * From the scenario, cite your forecasting conclusions that support TFCbs decision to expand to the West Coast market. Speculate as to whether or not the agency conflict discussed in the scenario could become a roadblock to your conclusions. Provide a rationale for your response. B7 * From the mini case, recommend two (2) desired characteristics of a board of directors. Provide support for your response, citing the ways in which these characteristics usually lead to effective corporate govemance.
WEEK 8 Discussion Distributions to Shareholders and Capital Structure Decisions 67 * From the e-Activity, contrast the differences between a stock dividend and a stock split. Imagine that you are a stockholder in a company. Determine whether you would prefer to see the company that you researched declare a 100% stock dividend or declare a 2-for-1 split. Provide support for your answer with one (1) real-world example of your preference. B7 * From the scenario, examine the dividend rate that TFC is paying in order to determine if the company should receive a rate adjustment. Suggest whether TFCb s dividends should either (1) stay the same; (2) be increased; (3) or go down. Provide a rationale for your response.
Week 9 Working Capital Management • Examine the key reasons why a business may not want to hold too much or too little working capital. Provide examples that illustrate the consequences of either situation. • * From the scenario, analyze TFC’s cash budget to determine key methods in which the budget may be optimized (e.g., by renegotiating terms and conditions on some of its payables, etc.). If you believe that there is room for improvement, recommend key strategies for TFC to use in order to optimize its cash budget. If you do not believe that this is the case, provide a rationale for your response.