A company’s debt, liabilities and risk are very important factors in understanding the company. Having an understanding of a company’s debt and liabilities is a key component in understanding the risk of a company, thus helping aid in a decision to invest, not to invest or to stay invested in a company. There are many metrics involved in understanding the debt of a company, but for this article, I will look at The Boeing Company’s (BA) total debt, total liabilities,
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Earnings and Earnings Growth
1. Earnings = sales x profit margin
• 2010 – $64.306 billion x 5.14% = $3.307 billion
• 2011 – $68.735 billion x 5.84% = $4.018 billion
Boeing’s earnings increased from $3.307 billion in 2010 to $4.018 billion in 2011. This was an increase of 21.5%.
2. Earnings per share = net income / shares outstanding
• 2010 – $3.307 billion / 735.26 million = $4.50
• 2011 – $4.018 billion / 744.70 million = $5.39
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Determining a company’s financial health is a very important step in making a decision on whether to invest or to stay invested. There are many different ways to compute a company’s financial health. In this test, I will be taking into consideration Boeing Company’s (BA) profitability, debt and capital and operating efficiency. Based on this criteria, we get to see sales, returns, margins, liabilities, assets, returns and turnovers.
Profitability is a class of financial metrics that are used to
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