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: Colgates Annual Report Obtain a copy of Colgates 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 Colgates dividend and earnings performance from a stockholders perspective. Your answer should illustrate understanding of dividend ratios and return on equity ratios, an analysis of financial statements.
Required ResourceTextKimmel, 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)