## Trident BUS 520 SLP Module 3

Module 3 – SLP
Linear Regression Forecasting and Decision Trees
Decision Trees

Scenario: You are a consultant who works for the Excellent Consulting Group. You have learned about three different investment opportunities and need to decide which one is most lucrative. Following are the
three investment options and their probabilities:

Option A: Real Estate development. This is a risky opportunity with the possibility of a high payoff, but also with no payoff at all. You have reviewed all of the possible data for the outcomes in the next 10 years and these are your estimates of the cash payoff and probabilities:

## BUS520 SLP Module 3

Module 3 – SLP
Linear Regression Forecasting and Decision Trees
Decision Trees

Scenario: You are a consultant who works for the Excellent Consulting Group. You have learned about three different investment opportunities and need to decide which one is most lucrative. Following are the
three investment options and their probabilities:

Option A: Real Estate development. This is a risky opportunity with the possibility of a high payoff, but also with no payoff at all. You have reviewed all of the possible data for the outcomes in the next 10 years and these are your estimates of the cash payoff and probabilities:

## FIN 501 SLP Module 1

Module 1 – SLP

The Time Value of Money and Financial Statement Analysis

Conducting Financial Ratio Analysis

Select a publicly traded U.S. company that has paid a dividend for at least the last three years, and conduct a financial ratio analysis. You will be using this company for other assignments in this course; thus, please spend adequate time locating a company. Please consider reviewing http://finance.yahoo.com to locate a company.  The company must have data available for you to conduct a financial ratio analysis.  It’s important to select a company in an industry that has industry ratio numbers.  You cannot select a privately held company.

Calculate all the following ratios for the company for the past three years and compare them to the appropriate industry benchmarks:

## BUS 520 Case and SLP Modules 2

BUS 520 Case and SLP Modules 2 in \$21 Only (Instant Download)

Module 2 – SLP
Risk: Frequency Distribution, Probabilities, and Expected Value Risk: Probabilities and Expected Value

Scenario: You work for a private investment company that currently has numerous business investments in real estate development, restaurant franchises, and retail chains. Following an exhaustive search for new investment opportunities, you have found three possible alternatives, each of which will pay off in exactly 10 years from the date of initial investment. Because you only have enough money to invest in one of the three options, you recognize that you will need to complete a quantitative comparison of the three alternatives:

## Trident ACC201 Module 2-4 (Case and SLP)

Trident ACC201 Module 2-4 (Case and SLP) in \$150 only

Case 1

There are two main parts to this Case that requires you to prepare and submit a 3- to 5-page paper. Please make sure this paper is well organized and covers all of the items below.

Part I

• Why is revenue recognition a significant issue? How do we determine when revenues are recorded for accounting purposes?
• Explain the difference between a product and period expense.
• Discuss the matching concept as it relates to accounting for revenues and inventory.

Part II

· Clearly identify the companies, the time period, and include the link to the financial statements you are analyzing in your report.

• What accounting conventions do the two companies follow, US GAAP or IFRS?
• Locate the income statement for the past two years for both companies. Prepare a table comparing five items or more from each statement.
• Comment on the changes from one year to another. Is the company doing better or worse? Did revenues and expenses increase or decrease?

Is it easy to discern trends or compare the information from year to year and between the two companies? Please, comments on both aspects and show some examples.

· The submission should be 3 to 5 pages and need to include answers to all the questions listed above. Show computations, discuss the results and include references in APA format.