   Chapter 15, Problem 4SEA

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FINANCIAL RATIOS Based on the financial statements for Jackson Enterprises (income statement, statement of owner’s equity, and balance sheet) shown on pages 596–597, prepare the following financial ratios. All sales are credit sales. The Accounts Receivable balance on January 1, 20--, was $21,600. 1. Working capital 2. Current ratio 3. Quick ratio 4. Return on owner’s equity 5. Accounts receivable turnover and average number of days required to collect receivables 6. Inventory turnover and average number of days required to sell inventory    To determine Compute the following financial ratios: 1. 1. Working capital 2. 2. Current ratio 3. 3. Quick ratio 4. 4. Return on owner’s equity 5. 5. Accounts receivable turnover and average number of days require to collect receivables. 6. 6. Inventory turnover and average number of days required to sell inventory Explanation Ratio analysis: The analysis of a company using the financial ratios and comparing its trends and measure its performance within the company and the companies of the industry is known as ratio analysis. The main categories of ratio analyses are liquidity ratios, profitability ratios, activity ratios, and leverage ratios. 1. Compute working capital. Working capital =Current assets Current liabilites=$70,100 $15,100=$55,000

2.

Compute current ratio.

Current ratio =Current assetsCurrent liabilities=$70,100$15,100=4.64to1

3.

Compute quick ratio.

Quick ratio =Quick assetsCurrent liabilites=($20,800+18,900)$15,100=2.63to 1

4.

Compute return on owners’ equity.

Return on owners' equity=Net incomeAverage owners' equity=$27,800($88,000+$104,200)2=$27,800\$96,100=28.9%

5.

Compute accounts receivable turnover

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