Investing in a company has certainly changed over the years. Financial information is literally at one's fingertips via the internet. In today's fast paced corporate environment companies are under tremendous scrutiny to maintain their edge. The company I am evaluating is NIKE. This Financial analysis will consist of the following: Ratios from the Income Statement, Statement of Owner's Equity, and Balance Sheet. This information is designed to assist a potential investor.
In the last couple of years Nike’s sales have decreased which were targeted at 15-19 year olds. This problem has caused Nike to lose customers which means a loss in sales/ profits. Over the past few months competitors have been raising their strategies to bring in customers in which increases their profits. This is having a negative effect on Nike, if Nike carry on the way
As of 2005, Value Trust had outperformed its benchmark index, the S&P 500, for 14 years consecutively. Given that the next longest period of sustained performance was only half as long, 14 consecutive years of excellent performance set a record as the longest streak of success for any manager in the mutual-fund industry. The average annual total return for the past 15 years was 14.6%, which was higher than the S&P’s 500 by 3.67%. Value Trust had 36 holdings, 10 of which accounted for nearly 50% of the fund’s assets. Morningstar gave Value Trust a five-star rating.
Nike’s organizational Form reflects a conglomeration of resources, processes and people around the activities most critical to their target customers in terms of its Value Proposition. It decided therefore to concentrate in depth on the critical activities and competencies rather than increasing the breadth of its
Apparently, the issue of Nike’s case is to control and check the calculation cost of capital done by Joanna Cohen who is the assistant of a portfolio manager at NorthPoint Group. But I am willing to tell you that it can be a complex case in which we can doubt about sensitivity analysis done by Kimi Ford (portfolio manager) too. Because her assumptions such as Revenue Growth Rate, COGS / Sales,
sale of Nike’s high-margin products to high-end customers. Regardless of the low cost of the World Shoes, they
clear assessment of the financial health of the company: NIKE International. Just knowing that this company chose a symbol that references the winged goddess of victory seems to have been a premonition for the designer of the ‘swoosh’ as well as the founder, Phil Knight, of NIKE. (Hinker,)
Expanding globally is a very serious decision for any corporation. Before making this decision, management should take into consideration the health of the corporation and identify the long term financial goals. In this assignment, I will discuss the importance for the financial managers of Nike Inc. to use economic variables in identifying long term financial goals and the major techniques/tools that the financial managers of Nike Inc. can use for forecasting future directions in the stock market and in the economy as a whole.
Similarities & Differences: Within the financial statement of Nike, Inc. there are tremendous similarities due to the consistency as well efficiency of the conduction of business. However, with these similarities is a fair deal of differences due to economic stability as well as the adoption product ideas and innovative methods that aid Nike to continue for the better of the company: by reaching new levels of sustainability as they enhance product performance, by developing, more meaningful connections with consumers, and by presenting their products in compelling experiences at retail. The annual reports of 2010 to 2014 clearly distinguish the letter to shareholders in the same placement but the content with each year are not similar by any means; within 2010, they created six new strategic geographies to focus their effort where passion and culture of sport are strongest. Nike pushed forward an aggressive retail agenda in store and online. Revenue at $19 billion the previous year went down 1 percent under EPS and future orders. Their income from other operation contributed more than $2.5 billion in revenue and generated $2.8 billion in free cash flow from operations and had $5 billion in cash and short-term investments on their balance sheet. Revenue from direct to consumer increased 12% to near $2.5 billion. Gross margins came in at 46.3 percent for the year. That was the year of the World cup, whereby they showed tremendous acceleration they generated in the back of
Her forecast showed that, at a discount rate of 12%, Nike was overvalued at its current share price of $42.09 (Exhibit 2). However, she had done a quick sensitivity analysis that revealed Nike was undervalued at discount rates below 11.17%. Because she was
Kimi Ford is a portfolio manager at NorthPoint Group, a mutual-fund management firm. She is evaluating Nike, Inc. (“Nike”) to potentially buy shares of their stock for the fund she manages, the NorthPoint Large-Cap Fund. This fund mostly invests in Fortune 500 companies, with an emphasis on value investing. This Fund has performed well over the last 18 months despite the decline in the stock market.
is not this kind of companies. If we want to use the data of dividends, we need to consider the growth rate and future potential changes of dividend. In a word, we don’t think DDM is fit for Nike’s case.