# Category Archives: Ratio Analysis

## 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

## Master Class: Ratio Analysis: Liquidity, Leverage, Profitability, Productivity: Course Guide

The Ratio Analysis course starts with the very basics of foundation and then quickly moves into the four key dimensions of ratio analysis: Liquidity, Leverage, Profitability, and Productivity The course uses two comprehensive walk through cases on Office Depot and Staples to illustrate applications using

## 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

## Ratio Analysis example. Office Depot: Financial Condition Review

Ratio Analysis Example & Case Study – Office Depot Office Depot. Financial Condition Review. (ODP), Office Depot’s Common Stock, is listed on the New York Stock Exchange. The firm is also included in the S&P 500 and the Fortune 500. Additional information about the company is

## 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

## 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

## Master Case: Ratio Analysis: Office Depot: Industry review and a first look at ratios

Concept Title: Industry Analysis Let’s get an overview of the office supplies industry as a whole. The industry is growing at the rate of 6% to 10% annually. In the United States three major players dominate the sector: Office Max, Staples and Office Depot. The

## Master Case: Ratio Analysis: Office Depot: Ratios game plan

Concept Title: Ratios – Quick Reviews It’s important to understand the different categories of ratios. It is the combined knowledge of all the groups of ratios that help in constructing an overall financial picture. We will be using the following ratios to calculate the financial

## Master Case: Ratio Analysis: Office Depot: Overview

Concept Title: Office Depot – Overview Office Depot (Stock Symbol ODP) is one of the largest retailers of office supplies in the United States. The company has 978 stores in 19 countries and Sales of \$10.263 billion in 1999 with a net income of \$257

## Ratio Analysis: Liquidity, Leverage, Profitability, Productivity: Session I-D

Concept Title: Liquidity Concept Description: Explains what role the cash position of a firm plays in the financial health of a company. Liquidity is the ability of a firm to convert its assets as quickly as possible into cash. It’s about having cash available as