Project #67671 - Managerial Finance

600 words broken down as such:

You must obtain the financials of two other companies within the same sector or Standard Industry Code as Apix Printing (i.e., commercial printing). You know that you can obtain the financials of companies within the same sector or Standard Industry Code as Apix Printing (i.e., commercial printing), and that the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Standard Industry 2012 code for Apex Printing is presently 323111. Use Hoover’s Pro to search for the sector information. Review the tutorial in the task list to find out how to use Hoover’s Pro. If you have a problem contact the Library for help. The correct use of Hoover’s Pro is an important part of this assignment. I will not walk you through each step.

 

N.B. Obtaining the financials of two other companies is essential for this assignment. Do not submit work without these 2 other companies.

 

You must calculate the Ratios for APIX and 2 other companies.

You must calculate the Ratios for 2 years.

You must provide a table.

You must provide a Summary of at least 400 words.

 

Organize your work under 3 headings: 

Part 1, Computations (200 words):

You must compute the following ratios for APIX and 2 other companies. You should do this for 2 years. 

  1. Explain and compute the Current ratios.
  2. Explain and compute the (Long-term) debt to equity ratios.
  3. Explain and compute the Gross margin percentages ratios.
  4. Explain and compute the Net profit margin percentage ratios.
  5. Explain and compute the Return on equity percentage ratios. 

Part 2, Table

Put your results for APIX and 2 other companies in a table. 

Part 3, Explanation (400 words):

 

a.Compare Apix’s 2-year trend results to that of other firms in the sector. Indicate how each of Apix’s ratios differ, and indicate which ratios are indicative of better performance. 

  1. Summarize your results. Indicate whether investors would find the financial analysis results of Apix competitive as compared to rivals in the sector. Be sure to include both positive and negative trends in your analysis. A trend analysis is simple a discussion of what changes over the 2 year period for APIX and your 2 other companies. 

You need to find 2 companies to compare to APIX. 

Go to the Hoover's Pro site. Were you able to find it?  

Click NAIC. Enter the code for Commercial Printing 32311.

 

A list of printing companies will come up. You can select from these. Look for 2 companies that provide the information you need or can use to calculate.

 

Apix Balance Sheets:

 

 

Apex Printing

Balance Sheets

As of December 31, 2013 and 2012

000$

000$

Assets

2013

2012

Cash

6,000

5,700

Accounts Receivable

2,350

2,300

Inventory

12,100

6,500

Total Current Assets

20,450

14,500

Land

25,000

20,000

Building & Equipment

300,000

300,000

Less: Accumulated Depreciation - Building & Equipment

(187,850)

(160,000)

Total Long Term Assets

137,150

160,000

Total Assets

157,600

174,500

Liabilities and Stockholders' Equity

Accounts Payable

4,600

3,500

Salaries Payable

0

2,100

Interest Payable

1,500

0

Short Term Notes Payable

12,000

0

Taxes Payable

0

5,600

Total Current Liabilities

18,100

11,200

Mortgate Payable

54,950

100,000

Total Long Term Liabilities

54,950

100,000

Common Stock

60,000

60,000

Retained Earnings

24,550

3,300

Total Stockholders' Equity

84,550

63,300

Total Liabilities and Stockholders' Equity

157,600

174,500

 

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Due By (Pacific Time) 04/20/2015 11:59 pm
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