# Vertical analysis of balance sheet Balance sheet data for Alvarez Company on December 31, the end of two recent fiscal years, follow: Current Year Previous Year Current assets $2,500,000 51.840,000 Property, plant, and equipment 5,600,000 6,072,000 Intangible assets 1,900,000 1,288,000 Current liabilities 2,000,000 1,380,000 Long-term liabilities 3,400,000 3,680,000 Common stock 920,000 920,000 Retained earnings 3,680,000 3,220,000 Prepare a comparative balance sheet for both years, stating each asset as a percent of total assets and each liability and stockholders’ equity item as a percent of the total liabilities and stockholders’ equity. Round percentages to one decimal place. BuyFind ### Accounting 27th Edition WARREN + 5 others Publisher: Cengage Learning, ISBN: 9781337272094 BuyFind ### Accounting 27th Edition WARREN + 5 others Publisher: Cengage Learning, ISBN: 9781337272094 #### Solutions Chapter Section Chapter 17, Problem 17.4EX Textbook Problem ## Vertical analysis of balance sheetBalance sheet data for Alvarez Company on December 31, the end of two recent fiscal years, follow: Current Year Previous Year Current assets$2,500,000 51.840,000 Property, plant, and equipment 5,600,000 6,072,000 Intangible assets 1,900,000 1,288,000 Current liabilities 2,000,000 1,380,000 Long-term liabilities 3,400,000 3,680,000 Common stock 920,000 920,000 Retained earnings 3,680,000 3,220,000 Prepare a comparative balance sheet for both years, stating each asset as a percent of total assets and each liability and stockholders’ equity item as a percent of the total liabilities and stockholders’ equity. Round percentages to one decimal place.

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Vertical Analysis

Vertical analysis is prepared to analyze the relationship among various financial statements with a particular base amount.

Formula:

Vertical analysis percentage =(Specific itemBaseamount)×100

This analysis is otherwise called as common-size statement.

To prepare: Comparative balance sheet for the two-year period.

Given info: Balance sheet for the two year period.

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Vertical analysis for income statement is performed by setting the Total assets and total liabilities as 1...

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