**Question 472** quick ratio, accounting ratio

A firm has current assets totaling $**1.5**b of which cash is $**0.25**b and inventories is $**0.5**b. Current liabilities total $**2**b of which accounts payable is $**1**b.

What is the firm's quick ratio, also known as the acid test ratio?

**Question 490** expected and historical returns, accounting ratio

Which of the following is **NOT** a synonym of 'required return'?

High risk firms in danger of bankruptcy tend to have:

A firm has a debt-to-equity ratio of 25%. What is its debt-to-assets ratio?

A firm has a debt-to-equity ratio of 60%. What is its debt-to-assets ratio?

A firm has a debt-to-assets ratio of **20**%. What is its debt-to-**equity** ratio?

In the home loan market, the acronym LVR stands for Loan to Valuation Ratio. If you bought a house worth one million dollars, partly funded by an $800,000 home loan, then your LVR was 80%. The LVR is equivalent to which of the following ratios?

Safe firms with low chances of bankruptcy will tend to have:

The below diagram shows a firm’s cash cycle.

Which of the following statements about companies’ cash cycle is **NOT** correct?

The DuPont formula is:

###\dfrac{\text{Net Profit}}{\text{Sales}} \times \dfrac{\text{Sales}}{\text{Total Assets}} \times \dfrac{\text{Total Assets}}{\text{Owners' Equity}}###

Which of the following statements about the DuPont formula is **NOT** correct?

**Question 983** corporate financial decision theory, DuPont formula, accounting ratio

A company manager is thinking about the firm's book assets-to-equity ratio, also called the 'equity multiplier' in the DuPont formula:

###\text{Equity multiplier} = \dfrac{\text{Total Assets}}{\text{Owners' Equity}}###What's the name of the decision that the manager is thinking about? In other words, the assets-to-equity ratio is the main subject of what decision?

Note: DuPont formula for analysing book return on equity:

###\begin{aligned} \text{ROE} &= \dfrac{\text{Net Profit}}{\text{Sales}} \times \dfrac{\text{Sales}}{\text{Total Assets}} \times \dfrac{\text{Total Assets}}{\text{Owners' Equity}} \\ &= \text{Net profit margin} \times \text{Total asset turnover} \times \text{Equity multiplier} \\ \end{aligned}###**Question 989** PE ratio, Multiples valuation, leverage, accounting ratio

A firm has 20 million stocks, earnings (or net income) of $100 million per annum and a 60% debt-to-**equity** ratio where both the debt and asset values are market values rather than book values. Similar firms have a PE ratio of 12.

Which of the below statements is **NOT** correct based on a PE multiples valuation?