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    characteristics determine corporate cash holdings decisions. Thus, the corporate cash holding determinants have since been a subject of explanation in the framework of: the trade-off theory, financial hierarchy theory and free cash flow theory. 2.1.1 Trade-Off Theory The literature on trade-off model about cash explicitly applied to companies is usually traced back to Tobin (1956), and Miller and Orr (1966). According to the trade-off theory, firms set their optimal cash levels by comparing marginal benefits against marginal costs of holding cash (Opler et al., 1999; Ferreira & Vilela, 2004; Afza and Adnan, 2007). As such, the cash holdings are…

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    accounting perspective, we have four points, which are economic leverage; interest coverage ratio; current ratio; and free cash flow. Economic leverage is used to show the degree of business that is debt funded. Interest coverage ratio is to show company’s ability to service their debt holders. Current ratio is to represent company’s liquidity. Free cash flow is to reveals how much of the company’s profit that is able to be converted into cash. From the table above, we can imply that ABC…

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    Liquidity The current and quick ratio are used to determine a company’s ability to meet its short-term obligations. Though it is not surprising that the current ratio is generally higher due to the inclusion of inventory in the calculation, the bulk of Nintendo’s current assets are in the form of cash and cash equivalents, indicating that it is highly liquid. Nintendo uses little debt leverage and accrues minimal liabilities, which explains why their current/quick assets cause the current and…

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    accounting perspective, we have four points, which are economic leverage; interest coverage ratio; current ratio; and free cash flow. Economic leverage is used to show the degree of business that is debt funded. Interest coverage ratio is to show company’s ability to service their debt holders. Current ratio is to represent company’s liquidity. Free cash flow is to reveals how much of the company’s profit that is able to be converted into cash. From the table above, we can imply that ABC…

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    its strong Profit Margin, which has been healthy over the since 2012. Another strong point is the Free Cash Flow has been growing over these past four years from 7,042 million to 11,571 million. This means the business is generating enough cash to run its operations and make key investments for the future. The Return on Asset and Return on Equity values have been relatively the same since 2012 and showcase the company’s ability to generate positive earnings. A weakness of the company is its…

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    of accounting in which economic consequences define transactions instead of cash flow consequences . Cash Accounting is a method in which cash flow consequences , rather than economic consequences, define transactions , that is , events are defined as cash transactions are recorded only when cash changes hands (Siegel &Yacht , 2009 ). Both Methods are believed to have been textually published by Pacioli in 1994 ,even though they began to be used by traders earlier in order to record…

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    current cash flow in the assessment of future cash flow. Current earning is define as net income or loss of an entity for the current year. Current earning are the difference between all revenues and expenses on the statement of profit and loss and other comprehensive income. It will presented in statement of financial position until they are transferred into retained earnings. Current cash flow are reported in the statement of cash flow that showing the cash inflow and cash outflow in the…

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    Stanley Case Study

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    the value and also extend the wealth of the stockholders if he continues to maximize profits. The manner in which he decides to employ a software developer also reflects this financial goal. Wealth maximization requires a long-term prospective, along with consideration of risk and cash flows while profits maximization does not integrate these factors in the management decision process. Therefore, Stanley is using the correct financial…

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    basic differences in the Lee and Lawson proposal for formulation of Cash Flow Model. Firstly, Lee conceived the structure of cash flow accounting as an inter-locking series of statements for a variety of users. Lawson, on the other hand, is mainly concerned with the provision of cash flow data to improve the information base of investors and financial managers. Secondly, Lee’s system is enterprise oriented, intended for a variety of user group, and concentrates on a reporting of the various…

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    Due to its illiquidity, the value of restricted stock must be lesser than the rest of the stock. Restricted stock can’t be traded until the end of the specific time frame and if the employee leaves the firm, the restricted stock is automatically forfeited. Relative valuation will not be affected as much because the illiquidity reduction of the restricted stock is minor. Chapter 12: This chapter explains the various intangible assets that have reputation of generating cash flows for firms and how…

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