Grammy is considering purchasing Warehouse Distribution, Inc., a small- to medium-sized warehouse distributor in Nashville, Tennessee. She wants a national distribution system to deliver product to grocery stores and gas station mini-marts. Warehouse Distribution, Inc., has the capability to operate in all 50 states. Grammy sent you to meet with the owners and report back to the board of directors whether or not an acquisition should be approved. She has two primary concerns that you must satisfy before being willing to move forward. First, is the company financially viable? Second, does Warehouse Distribution operate with biblical principles? You know the owners are active in their local church, but you need to know how that impacts their business.The year of 2012 turned out to be a good year financially for the business. But in the ensuring year, 2013, the company experienced a 5.3 percent sales reduction, where sales declined from $5.7 million to $5.4 million. The downturn then led to other financial problems, including a 50 percent reduction in the companys stock price. The share price went from $36 per share at the end of 2012 to $18 per share at the conclusion of 2013!Financial information for Warehouse Distribution, Inc., for both years is shown below, where all the numbers, except for per-share data, are shown in $ thousands.Using what you learned in this chapter and Chapter 3, prepare a financial analysis of Warehouse Distribution, Inc., comparing the firms financial performance between the two years. In addition to the financial information included in the case, the companys chief financial officer, Mike Smith, has estimated the companys average cost of capital for all its financing to be 10.5%.Based on your analysis would you recommend doing business with Warehouse Distribution, Inc., based on their financial strength? Support your recommendation because the board will want to know why?What three questions will you ask the executive leaders of Warehouse Distribution, Inc. to evaluate whether or not they operate the company based on biblical principles?What answers would give you confidence that they do operate Warehouse Distribution on biblical principles?
How has learning
about the topic affected your ideas going into this assignment? Have any of
your views changed since learning more about the topic? You may also use your
textbook to pick a different human rights-related topic, if you so choose. Your
response must be a minimum of two pages in length, answering the questions
above. Use appropriate APA style and in-text citations and references. Why did you choose your topic? What are some projects in place that will address the problem
(suggest one if none exist yet)? SOC 1010, Introduction to Sociology 6 Apply the sociological perspectives on stratification to explain
how social class and stratification affect your topic. Who is most affected by the topic? Where is your topic most relevant in 2014? LGBT rights. Research your topic and discover the issues.
Describe these in a few paragraphs, starting each new response with the
question it addresses: womens rights, or poverty, death penalty, prisoner rights,For this assignment, you will go to the CSU Online Library and use
the Academic Search Complete database to research a topic related to human
rights. In addition, once you pick your topic, you may want to do online
research to find additional information; however, this is not required. Here
are some examples that that you can use:
Suppose an investment has three possible outcomes. There is a 30% chance that it brings a profit of 22,500. There is a 30% chance that it brings a profit of 10,000. There is a 40% chance that is brings a profit of 0. What is the expected profit (or expected value of the profit) for this investment?2. Continue to suppose an investment has three possible outcomes. There is a 30% chance that it brings a profit of 22,500. There is a 30% chance that it brings a profit of 10,000. There is a 40% chance that is brings a profit of 0. Suppose a decision makers utility function can be described by U(w)=w^0.5. What is the expected utility of this investment?3. Continue to suppose an investment has three possible outcomes. There is a 30% chance that it brings a profit of 22,500. There is a 30% chance that it brings a profit of 10,000. There is a 40% chance that is brings a profit of 0. Suppose a decision makers utility function can be described by U(w)=w^0.5. What is this investment’s certainty equivalence for this decision maker?
Why do marketers keep the AIDA or hierarchy of effects model in mind when planning social media strategy?
E-Marketing – Authors: Judy Sreauss and Rayming Frost. International Seventh Edition1- Why do marketers keep the AIDA or hierarchy of effects model in mind when planning social media strategy?E-Marketing 7/E2- What is marketing public relations (MPR), and how can an organization use its Web site as owned media for this purpose?3- What are some types of rich media ads, and what are their general advantages and disadvantages?4- What is the difference between promoted tweets, trends, and account ads?5- How are viral marketing and viral blogging used to generate word-of-mouse?6- What are location-based services, and how do users and marketers benefit from them?
2. F&M railroad ran from New York to Los Angeles in the 19th century. It would carry goods from New York, and it would pick up agricultural goods in Dillen, Texas along the way. The railroad had high fixed costs and low marginal costs. Also, the market for freight services was a lot more competitive in NY than it was in Dillen Texas.Farmers in Dillen, Texas were charged a much higher price than NY customers were, even though the cost of carrying NY freight was actually higher. In what ways might this difference in pricing be a good thing or a bad thing from a social perspective?Farmers in Dillen complained to federal regulators that they are harmed by the price discrimination in (a). They ask the government to make the railroad charge everyone the same price. If you were a government regulator concerned about the well-being of Dillen farmers, what are some questions you would ask in exploring whether this is a good idea?
Health care finance discussion board. Explain all questions briefly.Does your organization use measures such as:case mix adjustment or financial benchmarking? If not, what benefit might they gain if they did, how would you make that recommendation??Length 250 to 400 words no less. Use 1 reference and citation.
Ranking investments by expected returnsWhat makes for a good investment? Use the approximate yield formula or a financial calculator to rank the following investments according to their expected returns. Round the answers to two decimal places. Do not round intermediate calculations.Buy a stock for $45 a share, hold it for 2 years, then sell it for $80 a share (the stock pays annual dividends of $3 a share). %Buy a security for $25, hold it for 2 years, then sell it for $65 (current income on this security is zero). Do not round intermediate calculations. %Buy a 1-year, 10 percent note for $960 (assume that the note has a $1,000 par value and that it will be held to maturity). Do not round intermediate calculations. %
What do economists mean by diminishing returns to an input? What causes diminishing returns? Have you ever observed this principle at work in a job youve had? Describe how youve experienced this concept in the real world.
NR 510 WK 5 DQ 1, DQ 2 & DQ 3 LATEST 2016 Discussion Part One (Graded)You are a Family Nurse Practitioner working in an outpatient primary care office of a large hospital system. The practice has been operating for over 15 years, and many of the administrative and clinical staff were hired when the practice opened. You have been in the practice for less than 3 months. In that short amount of time, you have witnesses several of the clinical staff have heated arguments with each other, sometimes in patient areas. Today, one of the back office assistants didn’t come to work. Unfortunately, this pattern of behavior is not unusual in this practice. Ycour clinical schedule is especially busy. Working without appropriate office staff will negatively influence your ability to spend time with patients, impede the flow of patients through the office, and could impact patient safety. Discussion Question: How should you logically respond in this situation? Provide rationales and evidence to supp
When the U.S. dollar depreciates on foreign exchange markets, which of the following tends to occur?
11. When the U.S. dollar depreciates on foreign exchange markets, which of the following tends to occur?A)The U.S. price level decreases. B) U.S. products become more expensive abroad.C) Net exports fall. D)U.S. GDP rises.12. Which of the following economic variables is a flow variable?A) M2 B) Real GDP C) U.S. Government Debt D) All are flow variables13. The relationship between money growth and inflation across countries is:A) negative and fairly strongB) negative and fairly weakC) positive and fairly strong?D) positive and fairly weak