Harvard Finance and Accounting questions

Which of the following ratios appears on a common-size balance sheet? 

     I. Debt to asset ratio 
     II. Net working capital to total assets 
     III. Net profit margin
  • 10.

    Analysis of a company's financial statements: Below are simplified versions of the balance sheet and income statement for Toys by Tom, Inc. Use this information to answer question 10.

    A 15% increase in inventory turns for Toys by Tom, Inc. would bring this ratio to ____, suggesting ________ in ________.

      The cash cycle measures the days required to produce finished goods or delivered services.
      • 13.
        The sustainable growth rate is the maximum growth rate achievable over an extended period of time.
          The cash conversion cycle is calculated as:
            Which of following are sources of cash in a statement of sources and uses? 

                 I. Collection of accounts receivables 
                 II. Reduction of long-term debt 
                 III. Payment of dividends 
                 IV. Reduction in the cash account
              Which of the following actions, all else being equal, will increase the sustainable growth rate?
                Biases can and should always be eliminated in financial forecasts.
                  Which of the following is commonly forecasted as a percent of sales:
                    External funding needs are computed as:
                      A perpetuity is a stream of cash flows that lasts forever.
                        The higher the opportunity cost of capital the higher the NPV.
                          A project with an internal rate of return greater than the cost of capital should always be accepted.
                            The phenomenon of compounding connotes which of the following?
                              If you invest $2,000 today for three years at 5% interest paid annually, you will earn a total of $_____ in interest. Assume you re-invest all interest.
                                Enterprise Free Cash Flows should include: 

                                     I. Capital expenditures 
                                     II. Financing costs 
                                     III. Taxes 
                                     IV. Working capital requirements
                                  You are trying to decide whether to accept or reject a one-year project. The project is estimated to generate $5,000 in incremental gross profit, which includes $200 in depreciation. Incremental SG&A expense is $400. At a 35% tax rate, the after-tax incremental cash flow is:
                                    You are saving money for a down payment on a house. Suppose you want to have total savings of $20,000 in 10 years time and you have currently $5,000. What annual interest rate do you need to earn on your initial investment, assuming you contribute no additional savings?
                                      What is the present value of a growing perpetuity that makes a payment of $100 in the first year, which thereafter grows at 3% per year? Apply a discount rate of 7%.
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