Liabilities/financial analysis and colgate’s annual report

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Week 5 Discussions and Required Resources – Part 1 and Part 2 must be at least 200 words

     

Part 1: Liabilities and Financial Analysis

Discuss current liabilities and long-term     liabilities.  What are the differences between the two?      Illustrate your understanding of liabilities, making sure to identify major     types of current liabilities. 

Part 2: Colgate’s Annual Report

Obtain a copy of Colgate’s annual report from a valid academic source found elsewhere on the   Internet.  Use this information to answer the following questions. If   researching online, go to the Colgate company website(http://www.colgate.com). Use the   ratios discussed in Chapter 11 (dividend payout ratio and return on common   stockholders’ equity) to evaluate Colgate’s dividend and earnings performance   from a stockholder’s perspective. Your answer should illustrate understanding   of dividend ratios and return on equity ratios, an analysis of financial   statements.

Required Resource

Text

Kimmel, P. D., Weygandt, J. J., & Kieso, D. E. (2016). Financial accounting: Tools for business decision making (8th ed.). Retrieved from https://content.ashford.edu/

· Chapter 10: Reporting and Analyzing Liabilities

· Chapter 11: Reporting and Analyzing Stockholders’ Equity

(Chapters 10-11 are in the attachments) 

Website

Colgate Corporate Website (www.colgate.com)

Recommended Resource

Website

Textbook Student Companion Site.  http://bcs.wiley.com/he-bcs/Books?action=index&itemId=1118953908&bcsId=9831

(Chapters 10-11 PowerPoints are in the attachments)