One needs money to make money. Finance is the life-blood of business and there must be a continuous flow of funds in and out of a business enterprise. Money makes the wheels of business run smoothly. Sound plans, efficient production system and excellent marketing network are all hampered in the absence of an adequate and timely supply of funds. Sound financial management is as important in business as production and marketing. A business firm requires finance to commence its operations, to continue operations and for expansion or growth. Finance is, therefore, an important operative function of business.
1.Select a small merchandizing company.
2.Give a brief explanation on the business and financial environment of the company selected.
3.Down load the selected company’s Income statements and Balance sheet with clear inclusion of Total Assets and Total liabilities.
4.Identify the Gross working capital and Net working capital of the selected company.
Determine the selected companies working capital, if the Inventory is having 3 months holding periods and Receivable 4 month holding period and account payable 3 month lag period.
Analyze the above financial statements with basic Financial Ratios
Prepare a capital budget of the company. It wants to invest to an extended project which required an investment of $1,000,000. The company is expecting a cash inflow for next 6 years as $200,000, $300,000, $ 400,000 $ $450,000, $500,000 and $400, 000, respectively. If the company has a cost capital as 11%, determine the simple payback period, discounted payback period, Accounting rate of return, Net present value, Internal rate of return and profitability Index