Management even brought their quick ratio to 1.08. Thus, they are in a position to cover any debt obligations that may come up quickly. Their inventory turnover has been relatively steady over the five years of data. In year 7 their inventory turnover reached 3.2 which means inventory is moving through to customers at an increased rate over the year which correlates with their increased sales. This statement is supported by the fact that the days inventory held for stoves has dropped over the past five years from 146 days in year 3 to 114 days in year 7.
However it is important to note that this is the best time for Microsoft to purchase LinkedIn (as the market cap is 60% of what it was compared to last year and it reached lowest in February 2016).There are half a billion users whose professional data and behavior is up for sale and Microsoft gets it in the right time. The growth is number of LinkedIn users is close to 19% annually and additional 9% growth in new users every year. Experts also project higher mobile usage (up to 60%, which grows by 49%). There are almost 45 billion quarterly member page reviews and more than 100% growth in active job listings. There can be many financial models for valuing LinkedIn with each approach yielding another value, Microsoft however deemed $26 Billion as
For example, Shermer discusses “The Progress Paradox” by Gregg Easterbook which claims that “over the last 50 years, standards of living have risen dramatically”. This is also followed by a warrant in which Shermer states that in “The 1950[‘s] gross domestic product per capita,computed in 1996 dollars, was only $11,087, compared with the 2000 figure of $34,365. And more people are moving up the economic hierarchy. Way up. In 2000, 1 in 4 Americans earned at least $75,000 a year, putting them in the upper middle class, compared with 1890, when only 1% earned the equivalent of that figure.
Over the years, the United States military has grown profoundly, with its beginning in colonial America as a small militia, to the largest in the world today. Defense spending has been up and down, with less than 1 percent of GDP in 1929, all the way up to 43 percent in 1944. After WWII, in 1952, the budget was at a high at 15 percent, and then it had decreased down to a low of 3.7 percent just before the September 11th terrorist attacks; an increase then again came (Walker). This shows that the allocation of taxes can differ
The walls affect is still seen on the different living conditions in the east versus the west; the “Gross domestic product per head in the east in 2013 was still only 66 percent of that in western Germany”(Wagstyl). Though the balance achieved over the years has been very successful this proves that there is much more to be done. Unemployment rates are also suffering more in the east to this day. A study found that “East German unemployment last year averaged 10.3 percent versus 6 percent in West Germany”(Wagstyl). Unemployment rates are still averaging out and decreasing due to the German education system which combines college with real-world on the job training.
Considering all of labor, the FHR pattern was category I in 77.9 percent of the time, category II 22.1 percent of the time, and category III 0.004 percent of the time. In the two hours before delivery, category I tracings were less commonly observed (60.9%) and both category II and category III tracings became more common (39.1% and 0.006%, respectively). They concluded that category I and II fetal heart rate patterns are more common in labour than category III. Increasing time in labour with a category II tracing in last 2 hours of labour is associated with increased short term newborn morbidity as seen by a low 5-minute Apgar score and increased NICU
Every job pays differently, but it mostly depends on what you like. The minimum wage for Connecticut as of 2017 is $10.10 an hour. The last 2 years it has gone up, from being $9.15 in 2015 and $9.60 in 2016. As of October 2017, the unemployment rate is 4.1 which has been decreasing over the years. Most dream jobs people would want would be something that will support the family in financial costs and that might include being a nurse/doctor, in the military, or even owning a business.
Women working full-time, year-round earn a median salary of $41,554 compared to men 's median salary of $51,640 (Semega). The disparity is $10,086 per year and when calculating over the course of their career the difference is almost half a million dollars. This reduces women’s lifetime earnings and affects their pension, retirement, and social security. Although the wage gap has existed since the 1800’s, the increased participation of women in the labor force correlates with the decrease of the wage gap. The wage gap has dwindled over the years; however, the progress has slowed down in the past two decades.
In 1980, the percentage of obese children from ages 6-11 was 7 percent and in 2012, the number went up to 18 percent. “The big headlines you see in this paper are that we predicted by 2030, obesity rates will increase 42%, which is significantly than the 50 plus percent” (“CDC Weight…”). The map shows the percentages of children within the state that have had many cases on child obesity. Louisiana, South Carolina, Tennessee, Mississippi and Washington D.C. are the top states with the most cases. According to the National Conference of State Legislature, in 2011, a study showed that Mississippi has the most obese children with a staggering percentage of 21.7%.
Then again, they review and survey on the household data and methods of achieving this is found from this database as well. Data presented here comprises of analytically analyzed poverty and inequality measures, from various agencies that monitor the poverty level in the society compared from a global
This could mean that Big 5 did not buy much of their inventory on credit. As for the Overall Accounts Payable Turnover Ratio, it increased gradually and saw a 32.68% total change over the 10 year period. It started off with an average of 1.42x in 2005 and finished off 2014 with an average of 1.68x. As for its Days Payable Outstanding Ratio it saw a decrease of -30.39%. It had an average of 66 DPO (Days Payable Outstanding) in 2005 and an average of 55 DSO in 2014.
Every year, I must forecast the dollar volume of mortgage originations that I believe we will be able to close. In addition to that forecast, I must also forecast the gain on sale of loans that we will receive. This income is forecasted on a monthly basis. I take into consideration a number of fluctuations for the different months. This year I forecasted a low volume for January and to my surprise the gain on sale of loans was much higher, that helped carry me through the first quarter.
While describing the World Food Bank, he mentions that between 1960 and 1970 the US alone spent $7.9 billion through taxes to help other countries have food. He later mentions the speed of the poor population multiplying versus the wealthy. Noticing that the rich only increase by 0.8% every year and the poor increase by 3.3% every year, can create a concern. Hardin says that “the doubling time for this aggregate population is twenty-one years, compared to eighty-seven years for the US” (Hardin 735). This shows that the poor population would have doubled four times before the US doubled once.
In the fifty years since Medicare has been passed, the rate of poverty in geriatrics has steadily decreased as the rate of poverty in those from 18-64 steadily increases. The data, as reported by the Bureau of Census in 2012, is in agreement with the trend stated above. According to the study, roughly 9.1% of geriatrics live in poverty, whereas 21.8% of 18-64 year olds live in poverty (2012 census figure 5). In the past five decades, the rate of poverty in those 65+ has decreased a massive 26.1%. The favorable consequences of Medicare are undeniable and amidst the concern for the elderly, there was a growing awareness regarding civil rights issues of the
Evidence from 2013 and 2014 minimum wage increase shows that an average minimum wage worker brings home more than a moiety of his or her family 's weekly earnings. In 2013 one million single mothers with children under 18 would have benefited from a minimum wage increase to $10.15. Single mothers are 10% of workers affected by an incrementation but they make up only 5.7 of the overall work force. More than two million espoused men and women with children under age 18 would additionally benefit from an