Business & Finance homework help. Ratio Analysis Exercises and Problems

Use the data for Tolito Treats, Inc., below, to do the assigned problems.

  1. Compute      the following earnings coverage ratios:
    1. Earnings       to fixed charges.
    2. Cash       flow to fixed charges.
    3. Earnings       coverage of preferred dividends.
  2. Analyze      and interpret the earnings coverage ratios in (A).


Tolito Treats, Inc. Consolidated Income Statement ($   thousands)
  Year Ending December 31, 2015





Undistributed Income of Less Than 50%-Owned Affiliates



Total Revenue



Cost of Goods Sold



Selling and Administrative Expenses






Rental Expense



Share of Minority Interest in Consolidated Income



Interest Expense




Income Before Taxes



Income Taxes









Net Income



Less Dividends


Common Stock



Preferred Stock




Earnings Retained for the Year


Additional Information:

  1. The      following changes occurred in current assets and current liabilities for      2015:


Current Accounts

Increase (Decrease)

Current Accounts

Increase (Decrease)


Accounts Receivable


Notes Payable to Bank





Accounts Payable



Dividend Payable


  1. The effective tax rate is      40%.
  2. Shares      of minority interests in consolidated income do not have fixed charges.
  3. Interest      expenses include:


Interest Incurred (Except Items Below)



Amortization of Bond Premium



Interest on Capitalized Leases



Interest Incurred



Less Interest Capitalized



Interest Expense


  1. Amortization      of previously capitalized interest (included in depreciation) is $60.
  2. Interest      implicit in operating lease rental payment (included in rental expense) is      $120.

Your submission should:

  • Be full      2 pages for the written portion (not including reference page which you      must include)
  • Include      the Excel spreadsheet with computations.
  • Clearly      separate your responses so your instructor knows the problems you are      answering.
  • Follow      the APA format.

Chapter 10 in Financial Statement Analysis

Archibald, G. (2018). Figuring out your balance sheet financial ratios and operating ratios. Rochester Business Journal, 34(32), 28-29.

DeAngelo, H., & Roll, R. (2016). Capital structure instability. Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, 28(4), 38–52. (To view this reading, please open the link provided and download the “PDF full text.”)

Zarb, B. J. (2018). Liquidity, solvency, and financial health: Do they have an impact on U.S. airline companies’ profit volatility? International Journal of Business, Accounting and Finance, 12(1), 42-51. (To view this reading, please open the link provided and download the “PDF full text.”)

Subramanyam, K. R. (2014). Financial statement analysis (11th ed.). New York, NY: McGraw Hill. ISBN13: 9780078110962

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