Online tuition and basic understanding

02162011, 08:48 PM
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Online tuition and basic understanding
I am currently at uni doing a diploma in Events Management which includes an Accountancy course. I have almost zero understanding of it. This was a couple of the questions in my mock paper.
Question 1. Chris Limited has current assets of $200,000 and current liabilities of $100,000. If the company uses $20,000 cash to pay accounts payable, it's current ratio would a. increase b. decrease c. remain the same d. not be affected Question 2. In the year 2000 KMB company Reported an EPS of $3.00, and at the time the shares sold at a P/E multiplier of 9 In the year 2001 the company reported an EPS of $3.50 and shares had a P/E multiplier of 12 By how much did the share market price increase in the year 2001? a. $4.50 b. $6.00 c. $9.00 d. $15.00 can anyone answer this question and please explain in language ( or a sum) that anyone can understand? Much appreciated. 

02172011, 02:41 AM
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Answer 1.
The current ratio would increase in such case. Current ratio= current assets/current liabilities Before payment Current ratio =2 After payment Current ratio =2.25 Answer No 2. there would be an increase of Rs.15 per share. Price per share =P/E multipler* EPS In 2000 Price per share=9*3=27 In 2001 Price per share=3.5*12=42 Net increase= 4227 =15 please write back if any queries 

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