Asked by maddy 2 years ago

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*CheckPoint: Ratio, Vertical, and Horizontal Analyses*

The calculations you perform for this CheckPoint form the basis of your analysis of your capstone

project.

• Write in 100 to 200 words an explanation of the three tools of financial statement analysis

and the function of each.

• Examine PepsiCo, Inc.’s Consolidated Balance Sheet on p. A6 in Appendix A of Financial

Accounting, especially its Current Assets, Current Liabilities, and Total Assets for years 2005

and 2004.

• Calculate the following for PepsiCo, Inc. and show your work:

o The Current Ratio for 2005

o The Current Ratio for 2004

o Two measures of vertical analysis—for example, compute the current assets divided by

total assets for each year, and express your result as a percentage

o Two measures of horizontal analysis—for example, compute the total change in assets

by percentage, by dividing current assets in 2005 by current assets in 2004. Compute a

similar percentage for current liabilities

• Examine The Coca-Cola Company’s Consolidated Balance sheet on p. B2 in Appendix B of

Financial Accounting, especially its Current Assets, Current Liabilities, and Total Assets for

years 2005 and 2004.

• Calculate the following for Coca-Cola and show your work:

o The Current Ratio for 2005

o The Current Ratio for 2004

o Two measures of vertical analysis—for example, compute the current assets divided by

total assets for each year, and express your result as a percentage

o Two measures of horizontal analysis—for example, compute the total change in assets

by percentage, by dividing current assets in 2005 by current assets in 2004. Compute a

similar percentage for current liabilities

• Post your explanation and calculations.

Answered by DVick 2 years ago

20.4 billion brain cells

`*italics*`

or `**bold**`

, to write a math equation use, for example, `$x^2+2x+1=0$`

or `$$\beta^2-1=0$$`

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