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The financial statements for Armstrong and Blair companies are summarized here Armstrong Company Blair Company Balance Sheet Cash Accounts Receivable, Net Inventory Equipment, Net Other Assets $ 42,000 29,000 37,000 54,000 314,000 415,000 47,000 114,000 194,000 52,000 Total Assets $449,000 $849,000 Current Liabilities Note Payable (long-term) $114,000 64,000 384,000 74,000 Total Liabilities Common Stock (par $10) Additional Paid-in Capital Retained Earnings 188,000 157,000 37,000 67,000 448,000 207,000 117,000 77,000 Total Liabilities and Stockholders Equity $449,000 $849,000 Income Statement Sales Revenue Cost of Goods Sold Other Expenses $471,000 $831,000 412,000 322,000 252,000 167,000 Net Income $ 52,000$ 97,000 Other Data Estimated value of each share at end of year Selected Data from Previous Year Accounts Receivable, Net Inventory Equipment, Net Note Payable (long-term) Total Stockholders Equity $19$26 $ 27,000 99,000 194,000 74,000 238,000 $ 45,000 52,000 314,000 77,000 447,000The companies are in the same line of business and are direct competitors in a large metropolitan area Both have been in business approximately 10 years and each has had steady growth. Despite these similarities, the management of each has a different viewpoint in many respects. Blair is more conservative, and as its president said, We avoid what we consider to be undue risk. Both companies use straight-line depreciation, but Blair estimates slightly shorter useful lives than Armstrong. No shares were issued in the current year and neither company is publicly held. Blair Company has an annual audit by a CPA, but Armstrong Company does not. Assume the end-of-year total assets and net equipment balances approximate the years average and all sales are on account. Required: 1. Calculate the following ratios TIP: To calculate EPS, use the balance in Common Stock to determine the number of shares outstanding. Common Stock equals the par value per share times the number of shares. (Use 365 days in a year. Round your intermediate calculations and your final answers to 2 decimal places.) Armstrong Company Blair Company Ratio Tests of Profitability 1. Net Profit Margin 2. Gross Profit Percentage 3. Fixed Asset Turnover 4. Return on Equity 5. Earnings per Share 6.Price/Earnings Ratio 0 0 0 Tests of Liquidity /. TReceivables Turnover Days to Collect 8. Inventory Turnover Days to Sell 9.Current Ratio Tests of Solvency: 10. Debt-to-AssetsThe companies are in the same line of business and are direct competitors in a large metropolitan area. Both have been in business approximately 10 years and each has had steady growth. Despite these similarities, the management of each has a different viewpoint in many respects. Blair is more conservative, and as its president said, “We avoid what we consider to be undue risk.” Both companies use straight-line depreciation, but Blair estimates slightly shorter useful lives than Armstrong. No shares were issued in the current year and neither company is publicly held. Blair Company has an annual audit by a CPA, but Armstrong Company does not. Assume the end-of-year total assets and net equipment balances approximate the year’s average and all sales are on account. Required: 1. Calculate the following ratios. TIP: To calculate EPS, use the balance in Common Stock to determine the number of shares outstanding. Common Stock equals the par value per share times the number of shares. (Use 365 days in a year. Round your intermediate calculations and your final answers to 2 decimal places.)

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