# Calculate profitability and liquidity measures Presented here

| February 25, 2017

Calculate profitability and liquidity measures Presented here are the comparative balance sheets of Hames, Inc., at December 31, 2011 and 2010. Sales for the year ended December 31, 2011, totaled \$580,000.

Required:

a. Calculate ROI for 2011. Round your percentage answer to two decimal places.

b. Calculate ROE for 2011. Round your percentage answer to one decimal place.

c. Calculate working capital at December 31, 2011.

d. Calculate the current ratio at December 31, 2011. Round your answer to two decimal places.

e. Calculate the acid-test ratio at December 31, 2011. Round your answer to two decimal places.

f. Assume that on December 31, 2011, the treasurer of Hames, Inc., decided to pay \$15,000 of accounts payable. Explain what impact, if any, this payment will have on the answers you calculated for parts a–d (increase, decrease, or no effect).

g. Assume that instead of paying \$15,000 of accounts payable on December 31, 2011, Hames, Inc., collected \$15,000 of accounts receivable. Explain what impact, if any, this receipt will have on the answers you calculated for parts a–d (increase, decrease, or no effect).

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