- Complete the following questions and problems at the end of Chapter 17:
- End of Chapter Questions 17.1; and 17.4
- End of Chapter Problem 17.5; 17.7; and 17.8.
- What is the primary difference between financial statement analysis and operational analysis?
- Why are both types of analyses useful to healthcare managers and investors?
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- Assume that the Kindred Healthcare and Sun Healthcare Group, two operators of nursing homes, have fiscal years that end at different times say, one in June and one in December. Would this fact cause any problems when comparing ratios between the two businesses?
- Assume that two companies that operate walk-in clinics both have the same December year end, but one (a winter resort) was based in Aspen, Colorado, while the other (a summer resort) operated in Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Would their locations lead to problems in a comparative analysis?
Consider the following financial statements for Green Valley Nursing Home, Inc. a for profit long-term care facility:
Green Valley Nursing Home Inc.
Statement of Income and Retained Earnings
Year Ended December 31, 2015
Net patient service revenue $3,163,258
Other revenue 106,146
Total revenue $3,269,404
Salaries and benefits $1,515,438
Medical supplies and drugs 966,781
Insurance and other 296,357
Provision for bad debts 110,000
Total expenses $3,180,356
Operating Income $89,048
Provision for income tax 31,167
Net Income $57,881
Retained earnings, beginning of year $199,961
Retained earnings, end of year $257,842
Green Valley Nursing Home Inc.
December 31, 2015
Marketable securities 200,000
Net patient accounts receivables 215,600
Total current assets $608,992
Property and equipment $2,250,000
Less accumulated depreciation 356,000
Net property and equipment $1,894,000
Total assets $2,502,992
Liabilities and Shareholders’ Equity
Accounts payable $72,250
Accrued expenses 192,900
Notes payable 100,000
Current portion of long-term debt 80,000
Total current liabilities $445,150
Long term debt $1,700,000
Common stock, $10 par value $100,000
Retained earnings 257,842
Total shareholder’s equity $357,842
Total liabilities and shareholders’ equity $2,502,992
a. Perform a Du Pont analysis on Green Valley. Assume that the industry average ratios are as follows:
Total margin 3.5%
Total asset turnover 1.5
Equity multiplier 2.5
Return on equity 13.1%
b. Calculate and interpret the following ratios:
Return on assets (ROA) 5.2%
Current ratio 2.0
Days cash on hand 22 days
Average collection period 19 days
Debt ratio 71%
Debt to equity ratio 2.5
Times interest earned (TIE) ratio 2.6
Fixed asset turnover ratio 1.4
- Assume that there are 10,000 shares of Green Valley’s stock outstanding and that
some recently sold for $45 per share.
– What is the firm’s price / earnings ratio?
– What is its market / book ratio?