Tyson Foods Projected Revenues, Current Assets, and Liabilities From 2012 to 2013

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Tyson Foods In the last few quarters, Tyson Foods has been facing tremendous pressures from rising food prices and slumping demand for their products. However, in spite of these issues, Wall Street analysts are optimistic that the company will realize strong annual growth in the next two years. To fully understand what is taking place requires carefully examining how current assets and liabilities are impacting executives' strategies. ("Tyson Foods," 2012) ("Tyson Foods," 2013) (Graham, 1976) This will be accomplished by looking at: next year's revenues forecast (based upon a 20% increase), working capital recommendations that can be utilized to increase the bottom line results, the effects of this rise on the firm's working capital policy and lessons learned / areas for further development in the future. Together, these elements will highlight the underlying strengths and weaknesses of the company in the long term. It is at this point when specific recommendations can be provided to help managers effectively deal with these issues. ("Tyson Foods," 2012) ("Tyson Foods," 2013) (Graham, 1976) Assume next year's forecasted revenues increase by 20%. If the company is able to see an increase in revenues by 20%, it means that Tyson Foods will see an improvement in the current assets and liabilities by similar amounts. This will help the firm to have a stronger balance sheet from increased demand for their products. These changes will create higher costs for feed, chicken,

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