Case 1: Review the requirements and apply those requirements to do an analysis of Brinker International, which is a real company. Do the analysis on the basis the figures for the most recent year. For part g, use the 2 most recent years. Download 10K financial statements for the most recent year for Brinker. A source is the company's home page. Also compare the Brinker ratios to the industry averages. You'll note that some of the company's ratios you calculate agree with those found on the web page. Ratios are calculated in different ways, however, you should use the formulas in the text. Also, you won't find all of industry averages, but you will find most of them. You'll need the company's stock price for several of the ratios, use the fiscal year end price. The stock symbol is EAT.;Use the following websites for figures to answer questions b through j;http://www.brinker.com/;http://investing.money.msn.com/investments/key-ratios?symbol=eat&page=PriceRatios;Note;? All quantitative work must be done in Excel, Word is not acceptable.;B. Calculate the 2014 current and quick ratios based on the projected balance sheet and income statement data. What can you say about the company's position in 2012, 2013 and as projected for 2014? We often think of ratios as being useful (1) to managers to help run the business, (2) to bankers analysis, and (3) to stockholders for stock valuation. Would these different types of analysts have an equal interest in the liquidity ratios?;C. Calculate the 2014 inventory turnover, days sales outstanding (DSO), fixed assets turnover, and total assets turnover. How does Brinker's utilization assets stack up against that of other firms in its industry?;D. Calculate the 2014 debt, times-interest-earned, and EBITDA coverage ratios. How does Brinker compare with the industry with respect to financial leverage What can you conclude from these ratios?;E. Calculate the 2014 profit margin, basic earning power (BEP), return on assets (ROA), and return on equity (ROE). What can you say about these ratios?;F. Calculate the 2014 price/earnings ratio, price/cash flow ratio, and market/book ratio. Do these ratios indicate that investors are expected to have a or low opinion of the company?;G. Perform a common size analysis and percentage change analysis. What do these analyses tell you about Brinker?;H. Use the extended Du Pont equation to provide a summary and overview of Brinker's financial condition as projected for 2014. What are the firm's strengths and weaknesses?;I. What are some potential problems and limitations of financial ratio analysis?;J. What are some qualitative factors that analysts should consider when evaluating a company's likely future financial performance?;Need answers in an EXCEL SPREADSHEET with all calculations. please separate answers by B, C,D.......J.
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