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Master Case: Office Depot: Ratio Analysis

Using Office Depot as an example the case walks through liquidity, leverage, productivity and profitability ratios in two separate iterations. This case is the first in a two part series that compares Office Depot with Staples using the principles of ratio Analysis. Office Depot is

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Master Case: ODP and Staples: Ratio Analysis

A Master Case is a comprehensive hands on a real world example that walks you through a given topic and its application using real world data. The ODP and Staples Master Case takes two vendors from the small business whole sale supplies sector and compares


ODP and Staples: Ratio Analysis case study

Ratio analysis case study – Staples & Office Depot Staples is one of the largest retailers of Office Supplies in the US. In 1999, its Sales amounted to $7 billion while Net Income was $185 million, up $18 million from the previous year. The firm

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Ratio Analysis. Office Depot. Leverage, productivity ratios

Ratio Analysis Leverage Ratios II In this section of our ratio analysis case study we discuss coverage ratios. These are: Ratio Formula Times Interest Earned Ratio EBIT/Interest Charge Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio (EBIT + Lease Payments + Rentals)/ (Interest + Lease payments + Rentals) Times Interest