You will be working with the Income Statement and Balance Sheet of Dell Technologies, Inc.
Working with the attached Excel spreadsheet, you are to determine the efficiency ratios and cash conversion cycle for Dell Technologies, Inc. for the years 2021 and 2022.
All the data, as well as a template, are provided to you.
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NOTE:
The spreadsheet is “color-coded” to help you find the necessary line items within the Financial Statements.
Some ratios require an “Average”…These numbers have been calculated for you within the Balance Sheet. (Pay attention to the column titles to find these numbers)
Once you have figured out the ratios, you are to submit an APA formatted paper and include the following:
Excel Worksheet: M8 – Efficiency Ratios 2022.xlsx Download M8 – Efficiency Ratios 2022.xlsx
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Introduction
Should include a description of the company you are analyzing and a description of the data you are using.
➖ You are working with data/financial statements supplied by the Securities and Exchange Commission for Dell Technologies for the years 2021 and 2022.
Efficiency Ratios
➖ Define the term “Efficiency Ratios” and discuss what these ratios tell you about a company.
Inventory Turnover & Days’ Sales in Inventory
Inventory Turnover
➖Define the term Inventory Turnover. (The description of the equation is not a definition.)
➖What does Inventory Turnover tell you about Dell Technologies, Inc.?
Days’ Sales in Inventory
➖Define the term Days’ Sales in Inventory. (The description of the equation is not a definition.)
➖What does Days’ Sales in Inventory tell you about Dell Technologies, Inc.?
Dell Ratio Data
➖ ➖ ➖ Present the ratios for Dell Technologies, Inc.
Do you think these ratios are good or bad? Why?
Has the ratios improved from 2021 to 2022?
Accounts Receivable Turnover & Days’ Sales in Receivable
Accounts Receivable Turnover
➖Define the term Accounts Receivable Turnover. (The description of the equation is not a definition.)
➖What does Accounts Receivable Turnover tell you about Dell Technologies, Inc.?
Days’ Sales in Receivable
➖Define the term Days’ Sales in Receivable. (The description of the equation is not a definition.)
➖What does Days’ Sales in Receivable tell you about Dell Technologies, Inc.?
Dell Ratio Data
➖ ➖ ➖ Present the ratios for Dell Technologies, Inc.
Do you think these ratios are good or bad? Why?
Has the ratios improved from 2021 to 2022?
Accounts Payable Turnover & Payable Turnover in Days
Accounts Payable Turnover
➖Define the term Accounts Payable Turnover. (The description of the equation is not a definition.)
➖What does Accounts Payable Turnover tell you about Dell Technologies, Inc.?
Payable Turnover in Days
➖Define the term Payable Turnover in Days. (The description of the equation is not a definition.)
➖What does Payable Turnover in Days tell you about Dell Technologies, Inc.?
Dell Ratio Data
➖ ➖ ➖ Present the liquidity ratios for Dell Technologies, Inc.
Do you think these ratios are good or bad? Why?
Has the ratios improved from 2021 to 2022?
Cash Conversion Cycle
➖ Define the term “Cash Conversion Cycle” and discuss what this tell you about a company.
Dell Ratio Data
➖ ➖ ➖ Present the Cash Conversion Cycle data for Dell Technologies, Inc.
Do you think these numbers are good or bad? Why?
Has the Cash Conversion Cycle improved from 2021 to 2022?
Conclusion
Overall, do you think the company is running efficiently? If so, why? If not, why?
M8 – Printable Directions Efficiency Ratios.docx
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The paper should be in APA 7.0 Professional format and include at least two references (these DO NOT have to be scholarly, peer-reviewed). There is a template of an APA 7.0 Professional paper in the Introductory Module. The 2 – 5 pages DOES NOT include the title page and reference page.

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