NIKE, INC

Nike, Inc Name Institution Introduction Nike Company is a cooperation founded by Phil Knight and Bill Bowerman in the year 1962. Ali Mahdi et al. (2015) indicates that the goal of the company is to produce and distribute Japanese athletic shoes and sell them to the American consumers with an aim of getting rid of the Germany denomination available within the domestic industry. However, currently, the company has widened its product line as it not only focuses on the sale of the Japanese shoes to the American market but it has expanded its operability to global markets (“NIKE, Inc. SWOT Analysis.” 2015). Furthermore, it is also prevalent that the approximately 40% of the company’s sales...

Corporate Finance

Corporate Finance Name: Institutional Affiliation: Corporate Finance Introduction Suncor Energy, Inc. is an all-inclusive energy corporation that focuses on the development of the Athabasca oil sands. The company is involved in the extraction and upgrading of oil sands into diesel fuel and refinery feedstock, and also explores, produces and develops natural gas. The company also refines crude oil and does marketing for different petrochemical and petroleum products while operating pipelines and several petroleum stations. The corporate finance of the company involves their capital structure, bonds, shares and portfolio. Corporate Finance of Suncor Energy, Inc The integrated gas and oil...

Dodd Frank

Name: Professor: Course: Date: Dodd-Frank Introduction In the year 2008, there was a serious financial crisis in the US, which led to massive unemployment rates and loss of property worth trillions. The main cause of the crisis was the broken nature of the financial system in the US. The financial regulatory system was antiquated, fragmented and made it possible for large portions of the financial system to continue operating with any oversight in place. Lenders took advantage of the situation through the use of fees that was hidden. The Dodd-Frank Act The Dodd-Frank Act was one of the best reforms in the financial sector because it was comprehensive in nature after the Glass-Steagall Act....

Facebook

Name: Professor: Title: Date: Facebook Facebook, Inc is a networking site which connects individuals from different regions around the world. There vision is to give their users the power to share what they have or know with the world and also get connected themselves. The focus of the company is to create value for all its users, developers and the marketers. The company products enable all their users to share and connect with their friends and also express themselves without problems. their products include instagram, messenger, facebook. The company also has a mobile app for facebook that enables users to discover, share and connect through their mobile phones. Instagram on the other hand,...

Internal rate or return, Net present value, Present Value, Furture Value

Internal Rate of Return, Net Present Value, Present Value, and Future Value Name: Institution: Internal Rate of Return, Net Present Value, Present Value, and Future Value Internal Rate of Return (IRR) The internal rate of return (IRR) is a measure used by organizations to determine the investment returns of a project. IRR is the discount rate that guarantees a net present value of zero for investment. Managers compare the internal rate of return of investment with the minimum required a rate of return to determine the viability of an investment. Projects and investments that indicate a positive IRR are considered viable. Additionally, while comparing the profitability and the viability of many...

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen

Name Instructor Course Date Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Table Showing Popeyes Louisiana Kitches, Inc. Consolidated Balance Sheets (December 28, 2014- December 29, 2014) CITATION Pop14 l 1033 (Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc.)2014 2013 Current assets: Cash and cash equivalents $ 8.4 $ 9.6 Accounts and current notes receivable, net 8.6 8.9 Other current assets 7.4 9.8 Advertising cooperative assets, restricted 32.4 27.8 Total current assets 56.8 56.1 Long-term assets: Property and equipment, net 95.7 77.6 Goodwill 11.1 11.1 Trademarks and other intangible assets, net 94.7 53.4 Other long-term assets, net 2.0 2.3 Total long-term assets 203.5 144.4 Total assets $ 260.3 $ 200.5 Current liabilities:...

Complexities of the U.S. Financial System

Complexities of the U.S. Financial System Name: Professor: Title: Date: Complexities of the U.S. Financial System Financial markets that operate smoothly and developed well are crucial in promoting the wellbeing and efficiency of the economy in the US. The economic growth in the US can be realized if the regions’ financial markets are developed. Financial markets give different investors the opportunity to operate in specific markets or diversify their risks. Financial markets impact the economy, businesses, and individuals differently. One-way financial markets impact the economy is by directing the overall flow of investments and savings in the economy in ways that ensure capital...

Proposition 13 ‘“ Split Roll Taxes

Name Lecturer Course Date The Enactment of the Split Roll Tax Property Tax in California Introduction Tax is a compulsory levy that must be imposed on citizens because it is the chief source of revenue for the federal, state and local governments. The money collected from taxation is used in running the capital and current expenses of the government. Given its importance, taxation has been treated with lots of caution. In California, different forms of taxes are levied on citizens. These include property taxes, income taxes as well as custom duties (Pearson and Janey 281). As a state, California is in the process of changing its policies governing property taxes. This paper argues against the...

math

Portfolio CalculationsStudent’s Name: University Affiliation: Portfolio Calculations Expected return on a portfolio There are several methods that can be used to calculate the returns on portfolio. In this problem, it is in order to consider the CAPM formula (Heinz, 2013). Based on the information above and the formula, I have: E (R1) =RF+B1 (E {Rm})-Rf B1=0.9, Bm=1, Brf=0 ER1=0.09, Rf= 0.04 Expected returns is calculated by, 0.5*ER1+0.5*Rf =0.5(0.09)+0.5(0.04) =0.65 The value of the beta of the portfolio is found by calculating the weighted-average of the individual assets. xB1+(1-x)Brf=bp=0.5 Substituting for the x values, I have the values of the weights...

Write an essay outlining the impact of Capital Budgeting decisions on shareholders wealth maximization as well as the qualitative factors that affect Capital Budgeting process and decision.

Impact of Capital Budget and Qualitative Factors of Capital Budget on Shareholders Wealth Name: Institutional Affiliation: Impact of Capital Budgeting Decisions on Shareholders’ Wealth Maximization Capital budgeting also known as investment appraisal is a decision-making and a design analysis tool that a company management applies to evaluate investments consistent so as to maximize the wealth of the shareholders. Some of the reasons why capital budget is used when a company wants to achieve some of the goals; expansion by acquisition of fixed assets and infrastructure like real estates, also when they want to make replacements like obsolete assets, update software, do preventing...