(a) Analysis of financial statements is considered to be an effective tool for analyzing the operating and financial performance of an organization. The analysis of financial statements is useful for taking practical economic decisions by various users. There are different types of tools available for the analysis of the performance of an organization. However, the horizontal and vertical analysis is a very widely used technique for developing a better understanding of financial strengths and weakness of an organization. For the purpose of this assignment, as a Financial Analyst for Middle East Venture Capital LLC, I have chosen Oman Fisheries Co. S.A.O.G.
This paper explains the U.S. financial system to CFO of Jagdambay Exports. I will explain the following questions. 1. Explain the components of a financial market and its relevance to Jagdambay Exports. Be explicit and explain to the CFO how financial markets differ from markets for physical assets and why that difference matters to Jagdambay Exports.
Its rapidly growing population and the government’s commitment to expanding access to essential health care were key drivers of future growth in the market. According to BMI, ABIMED, WHO, US Commercial Service, the medical device market in 2008 was $3.0 billion, and was expected to reach $5.7 billion by 2013. Brazil’s medical device market valued at $3.0 billion in 2008was the largest in Latin America. A compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 13.8% was anticipated through 2013, driven by increase in health care expenditures. With the few large-scale domestic manufactures and a large rapidly growing market, Brazil’s medical device sector offered strong potential for foreign device makers to exploit imports.
It is important that a business such as Brompton manage their resources and control their budget so that they can keep track of their financial situation. By having a business that is organized the company can run smoothly with limited problems. Controlling budgets means that business such as Brompton can make sure they do not fall into financial trouble. For Brompton to run efficiently without financial woes it must plan it financial activities in advance. Brompton will have to estimate and predict its financial income taking into account costs, this will be done using data from Brompton previous years.
The Multiples approach is usually only used to get a rough estimate how much a company could be worth. The only advantage of this method is its simplicity. Disadvantages would be that it doesn’t consider the future performance of a company and that it’s subjective because truly comparable companies rarely exist. In the case of Dollar General, the Multiple method doesn’t show an appropriate value because it doesn’t consider its special business model. All these “comparable” companies are just part of the same industry which doesn’t make them truly comparable companies.
Accrual accounting and Cash flow accounting are critical factors which contribute to judgments and decision-makings that lead to a successful business. It is debatable whether accrual accounting is preferred to cash flow accounting, while there are some financial economists are in favor of using cash flow basic to report. This chapter will first give a foundation of accrual and cash flow accounting, then discuss the advantages as well as drawbacks of both methods and give the conclusion which type of accounting is suitable to record. Accrual accounting is an accounting that revenues are recognized when sales have been made and expenses are recorded when they are incurred, even the cash receipt from the revenue or the cash payment related to
Week 8 June 1 – Accounting Statements and Cash Flow The topic that I have learnt today is on accounting statements and cash flow. The statement of cash flows contains the operating, investing and financing which are primary in business activity. Inflow is when the money are received and not necessarily earned. Whereas, outflow is when the cash is paid and not necessarily incurred. The information you get from the cash flow statement can help evaluate the company’s ability to meet its obligations.
Furthermore historical cost is more relevant for investor to make a wise decision because they are relying on the factor of “how much has already been earned rather than how much they can earn”. Mostly some of people like to use this approach because it helps to minimize the risk of manipulation of figures by the managers. However there are some disadvantage from applying historical cost approach which is we are unable to guarantee the quality of the information
It focuses on the sources and uses of cash through operating, investing and financing activities. Activities that result in the receipt of cash are cash inflows, and activities that result from the spending of cash are cash outflows. SEE APENDIX III STATEMENT OF FINANCIAL POSITION also known as the balance sheet presents the financial position of an entity at a given date. It is comprised of three main components: Assets, Liabilities, and Equity. Statement of financial position helps users of financial statements to assess the financial soundness of an entity in terms of liquidity risk, financial risk, credit risk and business risk.
What are the three basic financial statements, and what major information does each contain? Please explain in detail. A Financial Statement is a document for reporting business financial performance and resources. The basic three financial statements are: 1- Income statements: The Income Statement shows the revenue and expenses for specific year (period of time) to determine the company’s profit or loss by comparing the revenues with its expenses. The information listed on the income statement is mostly in relatively current dollars, and so represents a reasonable degree of accuracy.