Analysis of Financial Statements

Analysis of Financial Statements 1. The income statement measures the flow of funds into (i.e. revenue) and out of (i.e. expenses) the firm over a certain time period. It is always based on accounting data. a. True b. False ANSWER: True 2. The balance sheet is a financial statement measuring the flow of funds into [...]

Basic Cost Management Concepts

Basic Cost Management Concepts The cost management information system is primarily concerned with producing outputs for internal users using inputs and processes needed to satisfy management objectives. True False ANSWER: True The Financial accounting information system provides information for three broad objectives: costing services and products, planning and control, and decision making. True False ANSWER: [...]

Ch03 Budgeting Process

Corporate Finance – Semester 2 BUDGETING PROCESS The following topics will be discussed in this lecture. Budgeting process Purpose / functions of budgets Cash budgets – Preparation & interpretation The Budget Process The Budget process allows the company to: set its fiscal objectives in respect of revenue, expenditure, debt repayment and investment; maintain an effective [...]

Ch02 Time Value of Money

TIME VALUE OF MONEY Time Value of Money offers an overview of the information required to calculate the future and present values of individual cash flows, ordinary annuities, due perpetuities and investments with uneven cash flows. TVM is based on the concept that a dollar that you have today is worth more than the promise [...]


Corporate Finance – Semester 2 DIVIDEND POLICY & FINANCIAL PLANNING PROCESS AND CONTROL The following topics will be discussed in this lecture. Dividend and value of firm Dividend relevance Residual dividend policy Financial planning process and control Dividend and Value of Firm Dividend A taxable payment declared by a company's board of directors and given [...]

Corporate Finance – Problems associated with High gearing and dividend policies

Corporate Finance Semester 2 PROBLEMS ASSOCIATED WITH HIGH GEARING & DIVIDEND POLICIES The following topics will be discussed in this lecture. Problems associated with high gearing Bankruptcy costs Optimal capital structure Dividend policy Types of dividends and important dates Dividend policies Factors influencing dividend policy Irrelevance of dividend policy Problems associated with high gearing A [...]

FINC 421 Discussion Board Post 5

1. Prepare a critical analysis of the statement of cash flows in the Form 10K report for the company that you selected for the Company Analysis Project.  Using actual financial data, explain the strengths and weaknesses of the company's cash flows over the past (most recent) 3 years? 2. Calculate the most important cash flow [...]

Corporate Finance: Ch01 Introduction

Corporate finance INTRODUCTION Corporate finance is the study of planning, evaluating and drawing decisions in the course of business. Let’s take a simple example to determine the scope of our subject. This would cover around 85% to 90% of scheme of studies of corporate finance. Suppose you intend to kick start a business. Three up-front [...]

Do my Research Argument Essay

Researched Argument EssayOBJECTIVE: Write an argument essay that accurately portrays your side of an argument andattempts to persuade a neutral audience to side one way. The goal is to create an ethicaland compelling argument with detailed appeals to Logos, Pathos, and Ethos andsupport from research and sources.TOPIC OF RESEARCH ARGUMENT ESSAY: Select a controversial topic [...]

Coursework Assignment Brief

Coursework Assignment Brief  Semester:C16 Summer 2016Module Code:  POG 360Module Title:Oil and Gas Management ProjectProgramme BSc (Honours) Level:Level 6Awarding Body: Plymouth UniversityModule LeaderPaul BoothFormat: ReportPresentation: No Any special requirements: All work should be submitted as two hard copies with an acceptable Turnitin Report Word Limit: 10,000 words for report and maximum 500 words for personal statement.  [...]