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Comparing Financial Ratios

Presented below are selected ratios for four firms. Tweeter is a distiller. Clinton is a jewelry retailer, Smith is an airline, and Orlando is a hotel chain.

Chapter 12, Problem 91PSB, Comparing Financial Ratios Presented below are selected ratios for four firms. Tweeter is a

Required:

1. CONCEPTUAL CONNECTION Explain why the long-term debt to equity ratio is so much higher for the airline and hotel chain than it is for the distiller and jewelry retailer.

2. CONCEPTUAL CONNECTION Explain why the turnover ratios vary so much among the four firms.

3. CONCEPTUAL CONNECTION Explain why the return on equity for the airline and hotel chain is higher than for the distiller and jewelry retailer when their operating income and net income percentages are considerably smaller.

To determine

(a)

Lon-term debt to equity: The proportion is determined by taking the organization’s long-term debt and isolating it by the book estimation of normal value. The more prominent an organization’s influence, the higher the proportion. A high proportion as a rule shows a higher degree of business hazard in light of the fact that the organization must meet important and enthusiasm on its commitments.

To discuss:

Discuss why the long-term debt to equity ratio so much higher for the airline and hotel chain than it is for the distiller and jewelry retailer.

Explanation

In the event that financial specialists need to assess an organization’s momentary influence and its ca...

To determine

(b)

Accounts receivable turnover ratio. Accounts receivable turnover is the times each year that a business gathers its normal accounts receivable.

The ratio is utilized to assess the capacity of an organization to efficiently issue credit to its clients and gather assets from them in a convenient way.

To explain:

Discuss why the turnover ratio vary so much among the four firms has.

To determine

(c)

Return of equity means net earnings by the company for the only shareholder, then after company distributed in the shareholder.

To discuss:

How can return on equity for the airline and hotel chain is higher than for the distiller and jewelry retailer when their operating income and net income percentages are considerably smaller?

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