14a. the verifine department stores inc.,

14a.  The Verifine Department Stores Inc., chief executive officer (CEO) has asked you to compare the company’s profit performance and financial position with the average for the industry.  The CEO has given you the company’s income statement and balance sheet as well as the industries average data for retailers.

 

Provided information

 

Verifine Department Stores, Inc.

       

Income Statement Compared with Industry Average

       

Year Ended December 31, 2010

       
       

Industry

     

Verifine

Average

   

Net sales

$780,000

100.0 %

 

Cost of goods sold

525,720

65.8

   

Gross profit

254,280

34.2

   

Operating expenses

162,240

19.7

   

Operating income

92,040

14.5

   

Other expenses

4,680

0.4

   

Net income

$87,360

14.1 %

Verifine Department Stores, Inc.

       

Balance Sheet Compared with Industry Average

       

December 31, 2010

       
       

Industry

     

Verifine

Average

   

Current assets

$311,880

70.9 %

   

Fixed assets, net

115,920

23.6

   

Intangible assets, net

9,660

0.8

   

Other assets

22,540

4.7

   

Total assets

$460,000

100.0 %

   

Current liabilities

$215,280

48.1 %

   

Long−term liabilities

105,800

16.6

   

Stockholders’ equity

138,920

35.3

   

Total liabilities and stockholders’ equity

$460,000

100.0 %

 

 

Requirements

 

1.                  Prepare a common-size income statement and balance sheet for Verifine.  The first column of each statement should present Verifine’s common-size statement, and the second column, the industry averages.

 

2.                  For the profitability analysis, compute Verifine’s (a) ratio of gross profit to net sales, (b) ratio of operating income to net sales, and (c) ratio of net income to net sales. Compare these figures with the industry averages. Is Verifine’s profit performance better or worse than the industry average?

 

3.                  For the analysis of financial position, compute Verifine’s (a) ratio of current assets to total assets and (b) ratio of stockholders’ equity to total assets.  Compare these ratios with the industry averages.  Is Verifine’s financial position better or worse than the industry averages?

 

14b.)  Financial Statement Data of Modern Traveler Magazine include the following items (dollars in thousands)

 

Cash

$18,000

Accounts receivable, net

$81,000

Inventories

$183,000

Total assets

$635,000

Short−term notes payable

$45,000

Accounts payable

$104,000

Accrued liabilities

$38,000

Long−term liabilities

$223,000

Net income

$70,000

Common shares outstanding

60,000

 

Requirements

 

1.                  Compute Modern Travelers current ratio, debt ratio and earnings per share. Round all ratios to 2 decimal places.

 

2.                  Compute the 3 ratios after evaluating the effect of each transaction as follows. Consider each transaction separately.

 

a.       Purchased inventory of $44,000 on account.

b.      Borrowed $124,000 on a long-term note payable.

c.       Issued 6,000 shares of common stock, receiving cash of $108,000.

d.      Received cash on account $4,000.

 

16a) Hummingbird design Inc. is a website design and consulting firm.  The firm uses a job order costing system, in which each client is a different job.  Hummingbird design traces direct labor, licensing costs, and travel costs directly to each job.  It allocates indirect costs to jobs based on predetermined indirect cost allocation rate, computed as a percentage of direct labor costs.

 

 

 

 

 

Information Given

 

Direct labor hours (professional)

7,500hrs

Direct labor costs (professional)

$1,500,000

 

Support staff salaries

180,000

 

Computer leases

46,000

 

Office supplies

24,000

 

Office rent

65,000

 

 

     

Maynard

 
 

Delightful Dining

 

Chocolates

 

Direct labor hours

730 hours

 

30 hours

Software licensing costs

$2,100

 

$300

 

Travel costs

11,000

 

 

 

Requirements

 

1.      Compute Hummingbird Design’s predetermined indirect cost allocation rate for 2011.

2.      Compute the total cost of each job.

3.      If Jacquin wants to earn profits equal to 20% of service revenue, how much (what fee) should it charge each of these 2 clients?

4.      Why does Hummingbird design assign costs to jobs?

 

16b)Sloan manufacturing makes carrying cases for portable devices.  It’s costing records yield the following information.

 

Information provided

 

         

Total

       

Total

Manufacturing

Job

 

Date

 

Cost of Job

Costs Added

No.

Started

Finished

Sold

at November 30

in December

1

11/3

11/12

11/13

$1,100

 

2

11/3

11/30

12/1

2,000

 

3

11/17

12/24

12/27

300

$1,300

4

11/29

12/29

1/3

800

1,300

5

12/8

12/12

12/14

 

650

6

12/23

1/6

1/9

 

100

 

 

 

 

Requirements

 

1.      Which type of costing system is Sloan using? What piece of data did you base your answer on?

2.      Using the dates provided to identify the status of each job, compute Sloans account balances at November 30 for work in process inventory, finished inventory and costs of goods sold. Compute account balances at December 31 for work in process inventory and cost of goods sold.

3.      Record summary journal entries for the transfer of completed units from work in process to finished goods for November and December.

4.      Record the sale of Job 3 for $1900.

 

5.      What is the gross profit for Job 3? What other cost’s must this gross profit cover?

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