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Their image rating fell above of what is expected to make up the “difference” one might think. In review of the financial summary, they are operating aspects appear to be solid, even though they are not keeping in cash on hand. Keeping no cash on hand is not always a bad idea; it can help with the overall operations of the company, even though there default risk is high. The company has an average amount of assets compared to the other companies with the industry. There currently liabilities are what put the company at a higher risk for default with no cash on hands.
It is apparent that their sales have been increasing every year; however, creating affordable apparel especially for young adults in college may add more to the bottom line. It may hurt their sales for the higher priced items, but customers with more disposable income who are more sensitive to quality over price may still purchase their expensive items. Therefore, our strategic recommendation would be to create a new brand name and product line which is tailored to be a more inexpensive option for families in a lower income bracket. The fabric we have decided to use as material for this new brand would be traditional cotton as it is both flexible and breathable yet it only costs 64 cents per
This has placed SNC in a position to take on more leverage in the future, especially with its continuously growing interest coverage ratio. At the end of phase 3, SNC has a high interest coverage ratio of 105.88 due to the low level of interest expense, which steadily decreased from phase 1 to phase 3 . The improvement in interest coverage over the three phases shows investors that SNC is a creditable investment and shows SNC that they can take on more debt if needed. SNC is satisfied with its decision to switch to AT as its financier over MDM because of the long run potential benefits. Although SNC did not over draw its credit line or utilize the additional $500,000 on their credit line over the nine years, they have generated a cash surplus and enough value to meet their debt needs, as well as built a more stable and profitable company.
Patients are satisfied with the clinical and physical dimensions of services quality but they have more preference for the clinical dimension than the physical. Noor & Phang (2008). Past studies has shown a strong relationship between loyalty, purchase intentions and patient satisfaction in the direction of the healthcare provider. (Lebarere et al, 2004; Hasin et al, 2001). The prominent end result of a satisfied patient is a positive word of mouth, lower operation costs for the health care provider resulting in a higher market share (Boshoff & Gray, 2004).
The New York Times states, “Employers do not automatically cope with a higher minimum wage by laying off workers or not hiring new ones. Instead they pay up out of savings from reduced labor turnover, by slower wage increases higher up the scale, modest price increases or other adjustments” (4). It would not make sense for businesses to raise prices for consumers because the possibility of losing sales is very real. That argument, that raising the minimum wage would hurt consumers, just furthers the negative sentiment people have towards this topic. Numerous studies have shown that employment increases from the state and federal level had an overall positive effect on employment (Whitaker et al.
Return on Equity increased from 10.98% to 15.39%, showing that the firm is more profitable than before. Earnings per Share increased as well, as there were less shares outstanding with the repurchase while net income was unaffected. EPS increased from $0.91 to $1.04, another indicator that the leverage increased profitability. With the repurchase, Blaine’s D/E ratio increased, going from not having any debt at all to a D/E ratio of 11.48%, which is more inline with industry competitors. PE ratio fell as a result of the leverage.
Williamson explains that happiness is the true key to success according to research. Happiness can also help society as a whole. Happier people tend to live longer and have better overall health, found in more than 160 studies. They even are 50% less likely to have a heart attack or simply catch a cold. Being happy makes life all around better and leads the happy people to benefit society by doing things like vote and respect laws.
It also, makes the company look bad and not stable. Finance is losing money which is due to the fact that inventory is high and the cost to store them is on the company’s dime. A production leveling strategy is when there is a continuation of producing an amount equal to the average demand. One of the advantages to this strategy is that is results in a smooth level of operation. Month 1 2 3 4 5 6 Forecasted Demand 600 750 1000 850 750 700 Month 1-6 if added equals to 4,650.
It is also more stable during industry slowdown or recessions. In addition, according to Business Insider (Ashley, 2014), Costco’s revenue percentage change is 127.8% which is significantly higher than Walmart (70.24%) and Target (60.94%)