Assume that you are considering purchasing stock as an investment. You have narrowed the choice…

Assume that you are considering purchasing stock as an investment. You have narrowed the choice to and On-Line Express and have assembled the following data:

Selected income statement data for current year:

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Selected balance sheet and market price data at end of current year:

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Selected balance sheet data at beginning of current year:

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Your strategy is to invest in companies that have low price/earnings ratios but appear to be in good shape financially. Assume that you have analyzed all other factors and that your decision depends on the results of ratio analysis.

❙ Required

1. Compute the following ratios for both companies for the current year and decide which company’s stock better fits your investment strategy.

a. Acid-test ratio  pp. 701–702)

b. Inventory turnover  pp. 701–702)

c. Days’ sales in average receivables  pp. 702–703)

d. Debt ratio  p. 703)

e. Times-interest-earned ratio  p. 703)

f. Return on common stockholders’ equity  pp. 705–706)

g. Earnings per share of common stock  pp. 705–706)

h. Price/earnings ratio  pp. 706–707)

2. Compute each company’s economic-value-added  EVA ®) measure and determine whether the companies’ EVA ®s confirm or alter your investment decision. Each company’s cost of capital is 10%.  pp. 707–708)

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