Subject | Business |

Due By (Pacific Time) | 11/27/2016 12:00 amAa a a m a |

#1) profibility analysis) The R.M. Smithers earned an operating profit margin of 11.7% based oSmithers total asset turnover radio? ( round to one decimal place) (b) During the coming year, the company's presisent has set a goal of attaining a total asset turnover of 3.2. How much must firm sales increase, other things being the same, for the goal to be achieved? state your answer in both dollars and the corresponding percent increase in sales. (c) what was Smithers operating return on assets last year? Assuming the firm's operating profit margin remains the same, what will the operating return on assets be next year if the total asset turnover goal is achieved?( round to one decimal place)

#2) The National Semiconductor Corporation (NSM) develops and manufactures semiconductors for electronic systems. The firm's products are used in a variety of applications, including LED lighting, high speed communication, renewable energy, and security and surveillance. The company's chief financial officer has a report prepared annually that compares the firm's performance to several key competitors. The CFO has identified identified Analog Devices and Texas Instruments as key competitors. Selected information for all three companies is found here for the twelve month period ended June 2009. data table (NSM) (ADI) (TXN)

Revenue (billions) $1.64 $2.27 $11.32

Gross margin 64.41% 58.83% 46.80 %

Operating margin 25.35 % 20.09% 17.67%

Net income 220.20m 349.78m 1.28 B

earnings per share 0.924 1.225 0.978

Price to earnings ratio 15.56 20.48 21.31

Based on this information, which of the two companies appears to be best match for a permormance benchmark and why?(a)Analog Devices seems to be the company aganist whom National Semiconductor should compare its performance. This is based on the fact that both companies have very similar earnings per share.(b) Texas Instruments seems to be the company aganist whom national semiconductor should compare its performance. This is based on the fact that both companies are more or less the same size in terms of revenues and net income. (c) Texas instruments seems to be the company aganist whom National semiconductor should compare its performance. This is based on the fact that both companies have very similar price earnings ratio. (d) Analog Devices seems tobe the company aganist whom national semiconductor should compare its performance. This is based on the fact that both companies are more or less the same size in terms of revenues and net income.

#3 You are hoping to buy a house in the future and recently received an inheritance of $22,000. You intend to use your inheritance as a down payment on your house.(a) If you put your inheritance in an account that earns 9% interest compounded annually, how many years will it be before your inheritance grows to $33,000?round to one decimal place) (b) If you let your money grow for 10 yrs. at 9%, how much will you have? round to nearest cent) (c) How long will it take your money to grow to$33,000 if you move it into an account that pays 4% compounded annually? How long will it take your money to grow to $33,000 if you move it into an account that pays 13 percent? round to one decimal place) (d) What does all this tell you about the relationship among interest rates, time, and future sums? There is a positive or negative relationship between both the interest rate used to compound a present sum and the number of yrs. for which the compounding continues and the future value of that sum.

#4( compound interest with non annual periods) Calculate the amounts of money that will be in each of the following accounts at the end of the given deposit period. (a)the amount of money in Theodore Log III's account at the end of 10 yrs. will be ----round to the nearest cent)(b) amount of money in Vernell Coles account at the end of 2 yrs will be ------ nearest cent). (c)amount of money in Tina Elliot account at the end of 5 yrs. will be ------ nearest cent) (d) amount of money in Wayne Robinson's account at the end of 5 yrs. will be -------round to nearest cent) (e) The amount of money in Eunice Chung account at end of 4 yrs. will be -------nearest cent) (f) amount of money in Kelly Cravens account at the end of 5 years will be------ round to nearest cent)

Theodore Logan III $1,000 12% 3 10

Vernell Coles 95,000 8 12 2

Tina Elliot 9,000 8 4 5

Wayne Robinson 119,000 8 6 5

Eunice Chung 29,000 12 2 4

Kelly Cravens 13,000 8 1 5

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