Cash Essay Topics

Non-cash expenditure

CASE 1 The effectiveness of the conceptual framework for the Financial Accounting Standards Board is high. Unfortunately, its effect to outsiders is limited. As already stated, the conceptual framework will aid in the setting of accounting standards. However, only internal persons of the Financial Accounting Standards Board are involved in the standard setting process. Therefore… View Article

United Metal Case

Take-aways 1. There are two ways of approaching the Case: One could EITHER look at the ‘Cash flows for Make decision’ and ‘Cash flows for Buy decision’ separately and then compare them, OR look at the ‘Incremental Cash Flows from Make rather than Buy decision’ (in one go). Note that the above approaches would be… View Article

Management of the Cash Position

Not only do these managers often have difficulty in comprehending sophisticated forecasting techniques, but the cash flows of their companies are usually dependent upon fewer customers and a smaller number of product lines than those of their larger competitors. Thus the cash flow pattern of the small firm is typically too unstable over time and… View Article

Internal Control for Outflows: Cash Disbursements and Investments

Cash Disbursements · Budgeting and Supervision The first step towards any business activity is planning and budgeting. The expenditure that is likely to be incurred for each activity or each department must be estimated and included in a budget for that activity/department. Not only the amount but also the type of expenditure that is applicable… View Article

The capital budgeting decision

How do we determine if cash flows are relevant to the capital budgeting decision? Any cash flows that are not incremental are not useful, and also are not used for decision in the capital budgeting. All investments are expected to earn a return that can be evaluated by comparing the future cash outflows and cash… View Article

The opening balance

In this cash forecast I will analyse where the Steve’s business can improve on whether they are making a profit or not. Also I need to identify where they have regular inflow and outflows and irregular inflow and outflows. I will also comment on how the fresh business can maintain more regular numbers. January and… View Article

Home Depot Inc. Case Analysis

Home Depot was founded in 1978 in Atlanta, Georgia. The company went public in 1981. Their stocks were first traded in OTC (Over-The Counter) and were subsequently listed on the New York Stock Exchange in 1984. The Chain stores were warehouses that had huge amounts of building materials and home improvement products targeting customers that… View Article

Final Project: Business Portfolio Presentation

The following is a presentation of information about “Nick’s Mexican Restaurant”. I will be going into detail about certain things that matter within a business like the organization, potential legal or ethical issues, business culture, types of motivation, human resource management, technology, and operations and materials management. Introduction to Mexican FoodAlthough the restaurant will be… View Article

Operations Management at HOLLY FARM

1. Introduction This consultancy report is prepared for Holly Farm in order to improve its future business. In the second part of this report; ‘Evaluation of Current Operations and Gillian’s Business Strategy’ and ‘Conclusion’, Holly Farm’s operations will be critically evaluated in the aspect of current and future potential capacity constraints and any other operational… View Article

Corporation and Consolidated Cash Flow

ASC 830-230-55-1: This reference shows how to format and account for cash flows when a company has subsidiaries operating in foreign countries. It gives an example of a consolidated cash flow statement from a US based company and its two subsidiary companies. The reference explains how excess cash should be disclosed. A majority of the… View Article

Net present value

This essay will discuss the net present value (NPV), payback period (PBP) and internal rate of return (IRR) approaches for a project evaluation. It is often said that NPV is the best approach investment appraisal, which I why I will compare the strengths and weaknesses of NPV as well as the two others to se… View Article

Berkshire Threaded Fasteners Case

Berkshire Threaded FastenersBerkshire Threaded Fasteners Company has recently lost their president, John Magers. The resulting appointment of his inexperienced son Joe Magers has lead to the company’s loss of confidence. Brandon Cook is the recently appointed general manger who was hired to turn the company around after a loss of $70,000 in a good business… View Article

Analyse The Cash Flow And Highlight

Analyse the cash flow and highlight any problems that are evident such as a shortage of cash and any other cash flow problems his business might experience. (M1) In P3, a cash flow forecast for John Adams was created. A cash flow forecast is a simple statement showing opening balance, cash in, cash out and… View Article

The Investment Detective

The essence of capital budgeting and resource allocation is a search for good investments in which to place the firm’s capital. The process can be simple when viewed in purely mechanical terms, but a number of subtle issues can obscure the best investment choices. The capital-budgeting analyst is necessarily, therefore, a detective who must winnow… View Article

Ocean Carriers

Iron ore and coal imports will most probably decrease the upcoming year With the increasing supply of vessels should result in a market surplus By creating this surplus, prices will be driven down, since we will have limited demand and suppliers competing Average daily rates, based on historical numbers, have a direct relationship with the… View Article

GR Hotels

Introduction. The report was prepared for GR Hotels Board of Directors review. It examines current opportunities to increase profitability. Several options were examined and the most plausible solution proposed – Upgrade to upscale both hotels. This measure will increase long term profits and improve position in the core business. GR Hotels current mission and vision… View Article

New Heritage Doll Company

1. Describe and compare the business rationales for each of the two project proposals under consideration. Which do you feel is the more compelling? Project 1: Match My Doll Clothing Line Expansion Expand the successful Match My Doll Clothing Line to include matching all-season clothing for tween girls and their dolls. Pros: Current popularity will… View Article

Valuation of AirThread Connections

Given the background of ACC and AirThread, do you think the acquisition is a good idea? Briefly explain your answer. Yes. First, American Cable Communication (ACC) and AirThread could help each other compete in the industry that was moving more and more bundled service offerings. Second, the acquisition could help both companies expand into the… View Article

Capital investment

Capital investment:regardless of whether they involve a tangible or intangiable asset. The incestment creates wealth if the discounted value of the future cash flow exceeds the up front cost. The problem is what to discount- stick to these rules: 1. Only cash flow is relevant. Net present value depends on future cash flows it’s the… View Article

The Capital Structure DecisionCase Study Solution

1.Assume Hutchison Whampoa will require US$1 billion of financing in 1996. Assumethat equity can be raised at $48.80 a share and that a long-term debt issue will carry aninterest rate of HIBOR plus 70 basis points. How would an equity or debt issue impactHutchison’s financial position and performance? Hutchison Whampoa Limited (HWL) had multiple major… View Article

Midterm case instructions: bake me a cake

On January 14, 2012, Amy Bourgon, sole proprietor of Bake Me A Cake (BMAC), set out to make some decisions regarding the company’s future strategy. BMAC had grown and Bourgon was considering a move because she was unsure of how much more growth the current space could accommodate and wondered whether it was time to… View Article

Fonderia di Torino, S. p. A Case Study

In late 2000, Francesca Cerini, managing director of Fonderia di Torino, is contemplating purchasing a new automated molding machine. Fonderia di Torino is a company that specialized in the production of precision metal castings for use in products like automotive, aerospace, and construction equipment. The company, located in Italy, is known for the quality and… View Article

Finance Textbook

Growth rate: Your finance textbook sold 53,250 copies in its first year. The publishing company expects the sales to grow at a rate of 20 percent each year for the next three years and by 10 percent in the fourth year. Calculate the total number of copies that the publisher expects to sell in years… View Article

Should Nucor Adopt the CSP Process?

Cash Flow Analysis Cash flow analysis on Exhibit 1 represents net cash flow calculation using the base assumption. According to this calculation, Nucor would have net present value of $(11.99) million which is a negative value. This negative value on NPV indicates potential unprofitable consequences after implementing SMS’s compact strip production (CSP); therefore, Nucor should… View Article

M1a3 livoria sandwiches, inc.

This report examines strategic alternatives that would help owners of Livoria Sandwiches Inc. gain competitive advantage in a growing market, achieve its profitability target and maintain its strong reputation of having a high quality and unique product in the industry. This report provides an analysis of the company’s current situation, identify strategic issues and analyze… View Article

Board of Directors, Linear Technologies

Based on the financials to date and the forward looking capital investments required Linear should increase their dividend payout by $0.01 per share. Entering the fourth quarter of 2003 the market seems to show continued signs of improvement. The company has shown steady growth and revenues are forecasted to exceed 2002’s by 19%. The forecast… View Article

The Value of Hennes & Mauritz

In the last year the world economic recovery has come a long way. The Swedish economy has been at the forefront of that recovery and has showed impressive GDP growth. With still a lot of economic stress worldwide, mostly concerning national debt, it is still unclear if we have seen all that the financial crises,… View Article

Cafes Monte Case

The company located in Milan, Italy. It was found by Mario Salvetti as a manufacturer and distributor of premium finest coffees. The company faces a hard decision that may affect their future. The company wants to know whether or not they should keep working in the same investing. An important meeting was there among the… View Article

Queensland University of Technology

Consultation Times: Consultation times will be posted on the Blackboard site by the end of Week 1. As this is a 12 credit point unit, students are expected to spend 12 hours per week studying. As there are 3 hours of contact, you are expected to spend on average an extra 9 hours in your… View Article