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What percentage of total assets is campbell soup’s investment in plant assets?

Assignment: Campbell Soup
In this assignment, you will explore the asset structure of Campbell Soup and how it measures their use effectively. This will prepare you to view any company with the same scrutiny.
Locate the Campbell Soup Case 4-4 on page 272 of your text. Be sure to submit thoughtful and substantial answers to the questions following each case.
CASE 4–4
Analysis of Investing Activities
Campbell Soup
Refer to the annual report of Campbell Soup Company in Appendix A.
a. Compute Campbell Soup’s working capital at the end of Year 11.
b. Campbell Soup reports net receivables totaling over $527 million. To whom has it extended credit and how much bad debt reserve is provided against these receivables? What percentage of total receivables is considered uncollectible?
c. What cost flow assumption does Campbell Soup use for inventories? What is its inventory write-down policy?
d. The inventory turnover ratio (cost of goods sold/average inventory) is a measure of inventory management efficiency and effectiveness. Compute the inventory turnover ratio for Campbell Soup and comment on ways that it might improve the ratio.
e. How much is the LIFO reserve for Campbell Soup? What are the total tax benefits realized by Campbell Soup as of the end of fiscal Year 11 because it chose the LIFO inventory cost flow assumption (assume a 35% tax rate)?
f. What would Campbell Soup’s pretax income have been in Year 11 if it had chosen FIFO?
g. What percentage of total assets is Campbell Soup’s investment in plant assets? What depreciation method does it use for fixed assets? What percentage of historical cost is the accumulated depreciation amount associated with these assets? What can the percentage depreciated calculation reveal to an analyst about fixed assets?
h. Campbell Soup reports intangible assets totaling about $436 million at the end of Year 11. What major transaction(s) gave rise to this amount?
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(d) Inventory turnover, 5.37
(f) $672.4 mil.

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There are numerous examples of companies suffering huge losses to their usage of derivative.

Please follow the instructions listed for the assignment:
Please submit a word document containing a paragraph clearly describing your paper topic, the company, government, or other entities involved, the derivative(s) instrument(s), and the parties (management, traders, investors) participating in the derivative transaction. Include the amount of loss that such transaction has created, and the consequences to the company.
Provide me with a topic that is regarding a specific company that suffered significant losses due to their usage of specific derivatives in a specific year.

There are numerous examples of companies suffering huge losses to their usage of derivative. Below is a wiki link of trading losses; a large number of these were due to derivative usage.
As a suggestion you can select a topic from referenced in the below link. There are many examples referenced that involve significant losses due to the usage of derivatives.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_trading_losses
Please submit a clear, concise paragraph with all the details

I want choose #47 Knight Capital Group

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Compute the following ratios based on the most current financial statement 2021 if available and show your computations.

1. Compute the following ratios based on the most current financial statement 2021 if available and show your computations. Explain what each one means and give an opinion on each one.
Gross margin
Operation margin
Net Profit margin
Current ratio
Quick ratio
Accounts receivable days
Accounts payable days
Debt equity ratio (book and market)
Debt to Capital ratio
Price earnings ratio
Asset turnover
Return on equity
2. Explain the financial statement and ratio analysis. How is the company doing overall?
References needed-at least 2

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In this assignment, you will clearly see the connection between cash flow and the actual operation of a business.

Analyze cash flow measures for insight into all business activities.
In this assignment, you will clearly see the connection between cash flow and the actual operation of a business. You will better understand the impact of cash management and develop the skills to understand its importance.
Locate the Lands’ End Case 7-1 on page 455 of your text. Be sure to submit thoughtful and substantial answers to the questions following each case.

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Based on a synthesis of everything you reviewed about the city’s financial position in the previous year, what changes would you recommend for the upcoming budget?

Use the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report uploaded for Walden Heights to write a 1 page paper about the following:
Write a paper in which you include the following:
• Introduction (1–2 paragraphs)
Introduce the city of Walden Heights, including its major industries/sectors and two interesting facts about its financial condition.
• Statement of Net Position Assessment (1–2 paragraphs)
Based on your assessment of the Statement of Net Position, how would you describe the city’s solvency? Include the results of your computations.
• Statement of Activities Assessment (1 paragraph)
Based on your assessment of the Statement of Activities, create a pie chart that shows each of the functions/programs as a percentage of the total government spending. (Note: Use the information in the Primary Government section only [through the “Total Primary Government” line item]). Include the pie chart you created. What conclusions can you draw about the city’s priorities?
• Conclusion (1–2 paragraphs)
Based on a synthesis of everything you reviewed about the city’s financial position in the previous year, what changes would you recommend for the upcoming budget?
Please write in APA 7 format with in-text citations and a reference page.

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Locate the walt disney company case 8-2 on page 498 of your text.

In this assignment, you will dig deep into the Walt Disney Company’s financial statements to find what is most impacting to their profitability and returns. You will learn to search for the key results that are impacting change which can help the company repeat or avoid those outcomes.
Locate the Walt Disney Company Case 8-2 on page 498 of your text. Be sure to submit thoughtful and substantial answers to the questions following each case.

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Think of this discussion thread as our classroom.

Think of this discussion thread as our Classroom. Here, together, we will explore our weekly topics, do some research, and discuss current event issues related to Banking.
Go the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) website at https://www.fdic.gov/bank/historical/bank/index.html and look up recent bank failures. Print out the information about one of the banks. Given the alternatives discussed in the text, how did the FDIC handle the failure?
Visit the website for the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) at https://occ.gov/publications-and-resources/publications/economics-working-papers/index-economics-working-papers.html select one of the research paper in their working paper series, and write a one-page abstract of the article.
The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) routinely publishes a quarterly review.
Go to their website at https://www.bis.org/quarterlyreviews/index.htm?m=5%7C25 and provide a brief summary of the latest review.

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Word count is flexible.

Some calculations necessary in addition to essay component: see attached brief for full details. Topics include: Absorption and marginal costing methods, advantages and disadvantages of various business structures in small business, fixed and variable costs, average cost, marginal cost, and total cost, pricing strategies and non-pricing strategies. Word count is flexible.

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Answer each question using the information i gave you

These are multiple choice and fill in the blank questions. Answer each question using the information I gave you

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No more than 15 pages, including charts, figures, etc. should be submitted.

to review the following journal article:
 
Koutmos, D., Bozos, K., Dionysiou, D. and Lambertides, N., 2018. The timing of new corporate debt issues and the risk-return tradeoff. Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, 50(4), pp.943-978.
 
The assignment is a critical review of the above research paper and should include the following:
 
− Focus of paper
− Data issues
− Empirical approach
− Main findings
 
More specifically, the critical review should cover the key issues in the paper: It should place the paper in its context and state clearly what it is about, and discuss the motivations, objectives and hypotheses set out by the authors, in addition to discussing the data and methodology employed to test these hypotheses. The review should also assess the efficacy of the methods employed, and indicate whether the paper succeeds in its objectives and whether it was able to come to satisfactory conclusions. In your review you must also place the findings of the paper in the context of existing literature and assess whether it has added to our knowledge/understanding in the research area, and if so, was it a useful addition. Overall, you should state whether you feel the paper constituted good research by pointing out any strengths and weaknesses.
 
The formal submission of the article review will be on Thursday 29th September 2022, 12 noon.
 
No more than 15 pages, including charts, figures, etc. should be submitted. Include all such tables and charts in the main body of your review. All submissions MUST be typed in MS Word using Calibri 11 point font and double line spacing. Page margins should be set to ‘normal’ on MS Word (2.54cm for A4 paper). All pages should be numbered consecutively. Should you require a word limit: the restrictions will impart a max word count of circa 3000 words.
 
A full reference list should be submitted at the end of the report following the Harvard Referencing System This reference list is not included in the page limit for the assignment. Penalties will be applied at the discretion of the class lecturer to anyone that fails to follow these guidelines.