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TABLE OF CONTENTS. INTRODUCTION. PROCEDURE. FINDINGS. 1.0 INVESTMENT RATIOS – MEASURES OF EFFICIENCY. 1.1 Earnings per Share. 1.2 P/E Ratio or Price / Earnings Ratio 1.3 Dividend Yield. 1.4 Dividend Cover. 2.0 PRIMARY OPERATING RATIOS – MEASURES OF EFFICIENCY. 2.1 Return on Capital Employed 2.2 Debtors Turnover Ratio 2.3 Creditors Turnover Ratio 2.4 Return on Shareholders’ Fund 3.0 PRIMARY FINANCIAL RATIOS – GEARING AND LIQUITY. 3.1 Gearing Ratio 3.2 Liquidity

THERMOFORMING Thermoforming is one of many manufacturing processes that converts plastic resin into usable everyday products. Thermoforming is greatly relied on in today's society because of the tremendous need for high volume plastic products. Thermoforming is considered to be one of the most cost-effective processes in plastics manufacturing. Thermoforming is considerably economical because of the low molding costs and fast molding cycles. Speed and cost efficiency are the highligh

1.1 Percentage Analysis 1.1.1 Trend percentages - see appendix 1.1 Profit and loss statement Net salesNet sales have increased by 5% in 1998 Cost of goods soldCost of good sold has also increased by 55 in 1998. this is an expected increase as their amount of sales has increased. Selling - General and AdministrativeThe cost of selling has increased by 4%. Once again this could be expected because the umber of sales has increased. Total ExpensesTotal expenses has increased by 5%. Operati

Although I never had a good reason to cheat on a test, I always wanted to just because I had thought of some good ways to do it. I realized that teachers were on the "look out" constantly for cheaters, which sparked my interest. How could I pull it off? The fist trick requires a special kind of pen. Usually obtained from vacations to Florida, these pens have water in a hollow chamber around the center of the tube. There is usually some kind of picture of a boat that will go from one end of th

Planning Retirement People of all ages should begin planning for retirement and managing their money well so they are ensured enough income when they do retire. Retirees estimate that people will need 71% of their pre-retirement income to maintain their current lifestyles. Stocks and 401(k) plans are recommended. Facts Nonretired Americans with household incomes that average more than $50,000 assumes they won t be able to retire until age 59. More than a third of affluent retirees with chi

The Facts About Educational and Roth IRA’s In 1997 great things came into play for the taxpayers. The Tax Reform Act of 1997, which was inacted by the IRS, allowed single taxpayers and married taxpayers a considerable amount of tax relief for the Educational and Roth IRA’s. Individual Retirement Accounts, also known as IRA’s, are accounts opened in an individual’s name only and provide tax-deferred savings for retirement. The contributions may be fully deductibl

Daoism has two strains: Daoism the philosophy, and Daoism the religion. The two are very different. Daoism the philosophy centers around the concept of living in the moment. Enjoying what one has now, and not worrying about the future or living in the past. It also involves looking to nature to show how life really works. A Daoist believes that nature is the guide to find the "Way". A philosophical Daoist looks to nature to find his way and live in the moment. The important thing to reme

Federal Express is the world’s largest package delivery company today. They have been successful mainly because of their technological advancements. Technology has allowed them to have superior customer service and quality that was unparalleled by any company. No company was able to offer overnight delivery of packages with the speed and precision that Federal Express did. Although Federal Express remains ahead of its competition today, their advantages over other firms in the ind

Accounting 6000 Financial Statement Analysis ADC Telecommunications October 29, 2000 Corporate Background ADC Telecommunications (ADCT) is a communication equipment manufacturer located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. Since 1952, the company has successfully weathered the tumultuous transformation process of technology. Today, ADC Telecommunications exclusively focuses on manufacturing computer-networking equipment. Increasing demand for fiber optic transmission systems like asyn

Unprofessional  Telling me Stacey was pregnant and she will get fired if she kept calling in  Telling me Carmen wants more time off and she exhausted all her vacation  Showing me employees time sheet  Discussing to me about what other representatives told her  Screaming and telling me you got kicked out of class so I need to come back to MC instead of saying softly, did not explain I had to inquire  Telling another employee something