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Memorandum 1. With the limited amount of data, the forecasts shown in case Exhibits 1 and 2 seem fairly reasonable; however, looking at a whole, the pro forma income statement and balance sheet provided by Mr. Sheehan have a few questionable points: a. Net Sales – even though the forecast numbers are based on the typical seasonality of the firm’s sales performance of previous year. The forecast performances are much higher than the actual. b. Profit and retain earnings – closely relate to forecast, these forecast also inaccurate c. Inventory – with sales under perform, the inventory forecasts are also inaccurate. With much higher inventory than anticipated, especially in January 1991, the residual between actual and forecast is 924,000, which is a very big different. These excess inventories became illiquid assets, thus increased the liabilities which have a negative effect on the company’s financial health. Nevertheless, with lack of previous years’ financial data in addition to the unpredictable recession of the economy, it is hard to say whether or not these data were exaggerating. 2. Risk assessment a. Liquidity – as of March 1991, the current and cash ratio of Dynashears are 5.99 and 0.38, which are not bad numbers. The ratios shows that Dynashears’ current assets are still well cover (almost 6 to 1 ratio) over its increasing liabilities due to illiquid assets and that it still has sufficient cash for optimum operation. b. Long-term debt ratio – as of March 1991, the debt ratio is 4.71% which is very low, indicates that Dynashears still able to borrow a lot more. Even though Dynashears’ asset turnover rate is low (estimate at 0.24) and sales performance is not great, Dynashears’ fix assets such as their land, and plant and equipment are very valuable, thus able to leverage more debt. c. Profitability – as far as gross margin (26.19%), operating...

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