Six Measures of Solvency or Profitability The following data were taken from the financial statements of Gates Inc. for the current fiscal year. Property, plant, and equipment (net) $2,142,000 Liabilities:

Six Measures of Solvency or Profitability The following data were taken from the financial statements of Gates Inc. for the current fiscal year. Property, plant, and equipment (net) $2,142,000 Liabilities: Current liabilities $204,000 Note payable, 6%, due in 15 years 1,020,000 Total liabilities $1,224,000 Stockholders’ equity: Preferred $2 stock, $100 par (no change during year) $1,836,000 Common stock, $10 par (no change during year) 1,836,000 Retained earnings: Balance, beginning of year $1,958,000 Net income 596,000 $2,554,000 Preferred dividends $36,720 Common dividends 69,280 106,000 Balance, end of year 2,448,000 Total stockholders’ equity $6,120,000 Sales $19,884,450 Interest expense $61,200 Assuming that long-term investments totaled $3,672,000 throughout the year and that total assets were $6,977,000 at the beginning of the current fiscal year, determine the following. When required, round to one decimal place. a. Ratio of fixed assets to long-term liabilities b. Ratio of liabilities to stockholders’ equity c. Asset turnover d. Return on total assets % e. Return on stockholders’ equity % f. Return on common stockholders’ equity %

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