# Project #67671 - Managerial Finance

600 words broken down as such:

You must obtain the financials of two other companies within the same sector or Standard Industry Code as Apix Printing (i.e., commercial printing). You know that you can obtain the financials of companies within the same sector or Standard Industry Code as Apix Printing (i.e., commercial printing), and that the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Standard Industry 2012 code for Apex Printing is presently 323111. Use Hoover’s Pro to search for the sector information. Review the tutorial in the task list to find out how to use Hoover’s Pro. If you have a problem contact the Library for help. The correct use of Hoover’s Pro is an important part of this assignment. I will not walk you through each step.

N.B. Obtaining the financials of two other companies is essential for this assignment. Do not submit work without these 2 other companies.

You must calculate the Ratios for APIX and 2 other companies.

You must calculate the Ratios for 2 years.

You must provide a table.

You must provide a Summary of at least 400 words.

Part 1, Computations (200 words):

You must compute the following ratios for APIX and 2 other companies. You should do this for 2 years.

1. Explain and compute the Current ratios.
2. Explain and compute the (Long-term) debt to equity ratios.
3. Explain and compute the Gross margin percentages ratios.
4. Explain and compute the Net profit margin percentage ratios.
5. Explain and compute the Return on equity percentage ratios.

Part 2, Table

Put your results for APIX and 2 other companies in a table.

Part 3, Explanation (400 words):

a.Compare Apix’s 2-year trend results to that of other firms in the sector. Indicate how each of Apix’s ratios differ, and indicate which ratios are indicative of better performance.

1. Summarize your results. Indicate whether investors would find the financial analysis results of Apix competitive as compared to rivals in the sector. Be sure to include both positive and negative trends in your analysis. A trend analysis is simple a discussion of what changes over the 2 year period for APIX and your 2 other companies.

You need to find 2 companies to compare to APIX.

Go to the Hoover's Pro site. Were you able to find it?

Click NAIC. Enter the code for Commercial Printing 32311.

A list of printing companies will come up. You can select from these. Look for 2 companies that provide the information you need or can use to calculate.

Apix Balance Sheets:

 Apex Printing Balance Sheets As of December 31, 2013 and 2012 000\$ 000\$ Assets 2013 2012 Cash 6,000 5,700 Accounts Receivable 2,350 2,300 Inventory 12,100 6,500 Total Current Assets 20,450 14,500 Land 25,000 20,000 Building & Equipment 300,000 300,000 Less: Accumulated Depreciation - Building & Equipment (187,850) (160,000) Total Long Term Assets 137,150 160,000 Total Assets 157,600 174,500 Liabilities and Stockholders' Equity Accounts Payable 4,600 3,500 Salaries Payable 0 2,100 Interest Payable 1,500 0 Short Term Notes Payable 12,000 0 Taxes Payable 0 5,600 Total Current Liabilities 18,100 11,200 Mortgate Payable 54,950 100,000 Total Long Term Liabilities 54,950 100,000 Common Stock 60,000 60,000 Retained Earnings 24,550 3,300 Total Stockholders' Equity 84,550 63,300 Total Liabilities and Stockholders' Equity 157,600 174,500

 Subject Mathematics Due By (Pacific Time) 04/20/2015 11:59 pm
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