ACC 230 Week 2 Assignment Lucent Technologies Case Assignment: Lucent Technologies Case Resource:Ch. 2 of Understanding Financial Statements Read Case 2. 1: Lucent Technologies on pp. 79-80 (Ch. 2) of the text. Compose a 500- to 750-word paper that includes your answers to questions 2-4 on p. 79 (Ch. 2). Format your paper according to APA standards. ACC 230 Week 2 CheckPoint Differentiating Depreciation Methods Post your paper as an attachment. 2/7 UOPHOMEWORKS http://www. uophomeworks. com CheckPoint: Differentiating Depreciation Methods Resource:Ch. 2 of Understanding Financial Statements Compose a 200- to 300-word response to Question 2.4 on p. 74 (Ch. 2). In addition, include a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of using different depreciation methods, such as straightline versus accelerated. ACC 230 Week 3 CheckPoint Preparing an Income Statement CheckPoint: Preparing an Income Statement Resources:Ch. 3 of Understanding Financial Statements, andmultistep_template. xls Complete Problem 3. 10 on p. 109 (Ch. 3). Use multistep_template. xls to prepare a multiple-step income statement. Write a 200- to 300-word summary analyzing the implications of profitability and the net income of the company. ACC 230 Week 3 DQ 1 and DQ 2
Discussion Questions Postyour answer to Problem 3. 5 on p. 109 (Ch. 3). How might the information contained within the stockholder equity statement be used for management and investor decision-making? Provide specific examples of situations in which the stockholder equity information might be used. Provide an example from the text or the Internet that demonstrates a situation in which a company’s net profits appeared good in the statements, but the gross or operating profits presented a different picture. Discuss how this might have occurred. Respond to the following question, addressed in Problem 3. 6 on p. 109 (Ch.3): “Why is the bottom-line figure, net income, not necessarily a good indicator of a firm’s financial success? ” Look for indicators like liquidity or solvency to answer this discussion question. ACC 230 Week 4 Assignment Web Sites Search Assignment: Web Sites Search Resource:Ch. 3 of Understanding Financial Statements Research Web sites that contain examples of stock dividends, stock splits, and reverse splits. Yahoo! Finance at http://finance. yahoo. com is a helpful starting point for locating these Web sites. 3/7 UOPHOMEWORKS http://www. uophomeworks. com Write a 750- to 1,050-word paper based on your findings.
Include the following in your paper: A description of the Web site examples you found, including the location, or URL, of the Web sites Definitions of stock dividends, stock splits, reverse splits, and effects on per-share calculations An analysis of the reasons for stock dividends, stock splits, and reverse splits An explanation of how stock dividends, stock splits, and reverse splits affect the firm and the investor Format your paper according to APA standards. Post your paper as an attachment. ACC 230 Week 4 CheckPoint Analyzing an Income Statement CheckPoint: Analyzing an Income Statement Resource:Ch.3 of Understanding Financial Statements Complete Problem 3. 16b on p. 111 (Ch. 3). Analyze the income statement of Eastman Kodak, located at http://wps. prenhall. com/bp_fraser_financial_8. Select Chapter 1 from the top menu, then selectInternet Links in the left-hand menu to access the income statement. Write a 200- to 300-word response to the problem. In addition, include your analysis of indicators such as earnings per share, operating income, and comprehensive income. ACC 230 Week 5 CheckPoint Preparing a Statement of Cash Flows CheckPoint: Preparing a Statement of Cash Flows Resource:Ch.4 of Understanding Financial Statements CompleteProblem 4. 5 on p. 141 (Ch. 4). Refer to Exhibit 4. 1 on p. 118 (Ch. 4) to create your statement of cash flows. Submit your completed statement of cash flows and a 200- to 300-word analysis of the statement. ACC 230 Week 5 DQ 1 and DQ 2 Discussion Questions 4/7 UOPHOMEWORKS http://www. uophomeworks. com In what ways does the statement of cash flows relate to the balance sheet and income statement? Discuss how the statement of cash flows is utilized by investors. If you were an investor reviewing a statement of cash flows, what section might interest you most? Why?
Discuss the circumstances in which other sections of the statement might be important to an investor. ACC 230 Week 6 Assignment Candela Corporation Case Assignment: Candela Corporation Case Resource:Ch. 4 of Understanding Financial Statements Compose a 500- to 750-word paper responding to questions 1 and 2 of the Candela Corporation Case on p. 146 (Ch. 4). Format your paper according to APA standards. Postyour paper as an attachment. ACC 230 Week 6 CheckPoint Analyzing Statements of Cash Flows CheckPoint: Analyzing Statements of Cash Flows Resource:Ch. 4 of Understanding Financial Statements Complete Research Problem 4.8a on p. 142 (Ch. 4); however, choose three companies to compare instead of five. Post your table in a Microsoft® Excel or Word document. ACC 230 Week 7 CheckPoint Findwhat. com Case CheckPoint: Findwhat. com Case Resources:Ch. 5 of Understanding Financial Statements, and Exhibit 5. 1: A Checklist for Earnings Quality on p. 153 (Ch. 5) Compose a 200- to 300-word response to the Findwhat. com Case on p. 188 (Ch. 5). Refer to the checklist, Exhibit 1, on p. 153 (Ch. 5) for assistance with identifying quality issues. ACC 230 Week 7 DQ 1 and DQ 2 Discussion Questions 5/7 UOPHOMEWORKS http://www. uophomeworks. com
Post your answer to Study Question 5. 2 on p. 180 (Ch. 5). As you read your classmates’ responses, consider the following scenario: If you compared two different companies that utilized two different valuation methods, how might the quality of the results differ? Also, comment on the difficulty of making comparisons between two firms that use different valuation methods. Post your answer to Study Question 5. 6 on p. 180 (Ch. 5). Discuss the consequences of poorquality reporting. What has the U. S. government done to improve the quality of reporting after recent financial scandals such as Enron? ACC 230 Week 8 Analyzing Financial Data
CheckPoint: Analyzing Financial Data Resource:Ch. 6 of Understanding Financial Statements Complete Problem 6. 6 on p. 232 (Ch. 6). Submit your answers to questions A and B. ACC 230 Week 8 Assignment Presenting to Stakeholders Assignment: Presenting to Stakeholders Resource:pp. 192-193 (Ch. 6) of Understanding Financial Statements Read the scenario in Problem 6. 9 on p. 234 (Ch. 6). Compose a 350- to 500-word response that includes a paragraph about the main ideas of the annual report and an explanation of how you might present these ideas to stakeholders. Refer to the questions in the Objectives of Analysis section on pp.192-193 (Ch. 6) for guidance on tailoring ideas to present to stakeholders. ACC 230 Week 8 CheckPoint Interpreting Financial Ratios CheckPoint: Interpreting Financial Ratios Resource:Ch. 6 of Understanding Financial Statements Complete Problem 6. 2 on p. 230 (Ch. 6). Submit your answer in 200 to 300words ACC 230 Week 9 Final Project Evaluating Financial Health 6/7 UOPHOMEWORKS http://www. uophomeworks. com Final Project: Evaluating Financial Health Resources: Appendix A, Ch. 1 PowerPoint®, and Ch. 6 of Understanding Financial Statements Write a 750- to 1,050-word paper evaluating the financial health of a company.
Highlight the importance of industry comparisons and trends. Conduct an industry comparison. In your paper, discuss how your company’s financial performance compares with others in your company’s industry. Cite all of your sources, and provide Web site URLs. Format your paper according to APA standards. Post your paper as a Microsoft® Word attachment. Submit a 3- to 5-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation that highlights the financial data of your company and illustrates the comparisons you wrote about in your paper. http://www. uophomeworks. com/downloads/acc-230-entire-course/ 7/7 Powered by TCPDF (www. tcpdf. org)