BU 330 Assignment-8 Sanborn Corporation

| July 29, 2018

Horizontal and Vertical Analysis

Sanborn Corporation’s condensed comparative income statements for 20×8
and 20×7 appear below. The corporation’s condensed comparative balance
sheets for 20×8 and 20×7 appear on the next page.

Sanborn Corporation
Comparative Income Statements
For the Years Ended December 31, 20×8 and 20×7
(in thousands of dollars)
20×8 20×7
Net sales $3,276,800 $3,146,400
Cost of goods sold 2,088,800 2,008,400
Gross margin $1,188,000 $1,138,000
Operating expenses
Selling expenses $ 476,800 $ 518,000
Administrative expenses 447,200 423,200
Total operating expenses $ 924,000 $ 941,200
Income from operations $ 264,000 $ 196,800
Interest expense 65,600 39,200
Income before income taxes $ 198,400 $ 157,600
Income taxes expense 62,400 56,800
Net income $ 136,000 $ 100,800
Earnings per share $3.40 $2.52

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Sanborn Corporation
Comparative Balance Sheets
December 31, 20×8 and 20×7
20×8 20×7
Assets
Cash $ 81,200 $ 40,800
Accounts receivable (net) 235,600 229,200
Inventory 574,800 594,800
Property, plant, and
equipment (net) 750,000 720,000
Total assets $1,641,600 $1,584,800

Liabilities and Stockholders’ Equity
Accounts payable $ 267,600 $ 477,200
Notes payable (short-term) 200,000 400,000
Bonds payable 400,000 —
Common stock, $10 par value 400,000 400,000
Retained earnings 374,000 307,600
Total liabilities and
stockholders’ equity $1,641,600 $1,584,800

1. Prepare schedules showing the amount and percentage changes from 20×7
to 20×8 for the comparative income statements and the balance sheets.
You may use the forms below. (40 points)

Sanborn Corporation
Comparative Income Statements
For the Years Ended December 31, 20×8 and 20×7
(in thousands of dollars)
20×8 20×7 Increase or Decrease
Amount Percentage
Net sales $3,276,800 $3,146,400
Cost of goods sold 2,088,800 2,008,400
Gross margin $1,188,000 $1,138,000
Operating expenses
Selling expenses $ 476,800 $ 518,000
Administrative expenses 447,200 423,200
Total operating expenses $ 924,000 $ 941,200
Income from operations $ 264,000 $ 196,800
Interest expense 65,600 39,200
Income before income taxes $ 198,400 $ 157,600
Income taxes expense 62,400 56,800
Net income $ 136,000 $ 100,800
Earnings per share $3.40 $2.52

Sanborn Corporation
Comparative Balance Sheets
December 31, 20×8 and 20×7
20×8 20×7 Increase or Decrease
Amount Percentage
Assets
Cash $ 81,200 $ 40,800
Accounts receivable (net) 235,600 229,200
Inventory 574,800 594,800
Property, plant, and
equipment (net) 750,000 720,000
Total assets $1,641,600 $1,584,800

Liabilities and Stockholders’ Equity
Accounts payable $ 267,600 $ 477,200
Notes payable (short-term) 200,000 400,000
Bonds payable 400,000 —
Common stock, $10 par value 400,000 400,000
Retained earnings 374,000 307,600
Total liabilities and
stockholders’ equity $1,641,600 $1,584,800
2. Using the forms below, prepare common-size income statements and balance sheets for 20×7 and 20×8 (40 points)

Sanborn Corporation
Common-Size Income Statements
For the Years Ended December 31, 20×8 and 20×7
20×8 20×7
Net sales
Cost of goods sold
Gross margin
Operating expenses
Selling expenses
Administrative expenses
Total operating expenses
Income from operations
Interest expense
Income before income taxes
Income taxes expense
Net income

Sanborn Corporation
Common-Size Balance Sheets
December 31, 20×8 and 20×7
20×8 20×7
Assets
Cash
Accounts receivable (net)
Inventory
Property, plant, and equipment (net)
Total assets
Liabilities and Stockholders’ Equity
Accounts payable
Notes payable (short-term)
Bonds payable
Common stock, $10 par value
Retained earnings
Total liabilities and stockholders’ equity

3. Comment on the results in requirements 1 and 2 by indentifying
favorable and unfavorable changes in the components and composition of
the statements. (30 points)

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