Inancial Statement and Cash Flow Analysis

FIN405 Advanced Financial Management

Assignment 1: Chapter 2 Mini Case i??Financial Statement and Cash Flow Analysisi??
(Due Week 4 and worth 320 points)

You are to write a six (6) page report that responds to the following: Part A:
Use the financial statements in the Excel attachment to determine the following for Jaeden Industries.

1. Calculate Jaedans free cash flow (please show your work i?? equations and numbers).
2. Calculate Jaedans liquidity (please show your work i?? equations and numbers).
3. Calculate Jaedans debt and profitability ratios (please show your work i?? equations and numbers).
4. Calculate Jaedans market ratios (please show your work i?? equations and numbers).

Part B:
Based on your analysis:
5. Highlight at least three financial strengths and three weaknesses Jaeden Industries may have.
6. Provide recommendations along with rationale on how Jaedens management may improve upon these weaknesses.

The format of the report is to be as follows:
i?? Typed, double spaced, Times New Roman font (size 12), one inch margins on all sides, APA
format.
i?? Use headers for each of the subjects being covered, followed by your response.
i?? In addition to the six (6) pages required, a title page and a references page are
to be included. The title page is to contain the title of the assignment, your name, the
instructors name, the course title, and the date.
i?? Use at least three (3) quality references. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not qualify
as academic resources. (Please use web based references)

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:
i?? Evaluate applications of financial management for the financial manager.
i?? Formulate approaches to current asset management, capital budgeting, financial structure,
dividend policy, long-term financing, and mergers.
i?? Analyze approaches to current asset management, capital budgeting, financial structure,
dividend policy, long-term financing, and mergers.
i?? Use technology and information resources to research issues in financial management.
In your report, you need to support your answers with at least 3 credible resources and cite them using the APA style. Failure in including references or following the APA style will cost you some grade points. I have prepared an APA template (to be posted in the week-4 area at the Blackboard site and emailed to you) for you to use. Hopefully it could be helpful.