Financial Statement and Analysis

US591 – Financial Statement and Analysis

Week 1 Homework Assignment Templates

Instructions: Only enter data in the yellow boxes. The remaining areas are already completed for you.

Save the file as follows: lastnamewk1.docx

Submit to the assignment box before the due date. (Late assignments will receive a late penalty).

Grading Rubric: There are a total of 68 “questions” for you to answer (as determined by the yellow box). Each item is worth 0.06 points for a total of 4.00 points.

P1-3B, Prepare an income statement, retained earnings statement, and balance sheet; discuss results.

Instructions:
(a) Prepare an income statement and a retained earnings statement for the month of May and a balance sheet at May 31, 2014.

SHAW’S GARDEN
Income Statement
For the Month Ended May 31, 2014
Revenues
Account title Amount
Expenses
Account title Amount
Account title Amount
Account title Amount
Account title Amount
Total expenses Amount
Net income Amount

SHAW’S GARDEN
Retained Earnings Statement
For the Month Ended May 31, 2014
Retained earnings, May 1 Amount
Add: Account title Amount
Amount
Less: Account title Amount
Retained earnings, May 31 Amount

SHAW’S GARDEN
Balance Sheet
May 31, 2014
Assets
Account title Amount
Account title Amount
Account title Amount
Total assets Amount

Liabilities and Stockholders’ Equity
Liabilities
Account title Amount
Account title Amount
Total liabilities Amount
Stockholders’ equity
Account title Amount
Account title Amount
Total stockholders’ equity Amount
Total liabilities and stockholders’ equity Amount

(b) Briefly discuss whether the company’s first month of operations was a success.

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(c) Discuss the company’s decision to distribute a dividend.

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P1-4B, Determine items to be included in a statement of cash flows, prepare a cash flow statement and discuss the results.

Instructions:
(a) Determine which items should be included in a statement of cash flows and then prepare the statement for Preacher Corporation.

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PREACHER CORPORATION
Statement of Cash Flows
For the Year Ended December 31, 2014
Cash flows from operating activities
Activity Amount
Activity Amount
Net cash provided by operating activities Amount
Cash flows from investing activities
Activity Amount
Activity Amount
Net cash used by investing activities Amount
Cash flows from financing activities
Activity Amount
Activity Amount
Net cash provided by financing activities Amount
Net increase in cash Amount

(b) Comment on the adequacy of net cash provided by operating activities to fund the company’s investing activities and dividend payments.

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(Continued)
P2-7B, Compute values and ratios for the following; discuss results.

Instructions:
(a) For each company, compute these values and ratios:
be sure to show your computations!

Home Depot  Lowe’s

Working Capital Amount Amount
Current ratio (round to two decimal places) Amount Amount
Debt to total assets ratio Amount Amount
Free cash flow Amount Amount
Earnings per share Amount Amount

(b) Compare the liquidity, profitability and solvency of the two companies.

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Sample Solution

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