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Milestone One Guidelines

DUE DATE is 12/19/2015 @ 5:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time)

Overview

You will submit the following in both a horizontal and vertical analysis of the company Starbucks’:

  • Accounts Receivable

  • Fixed Assets

  • Debt Financing

    Use basic financial analysis to examine any horizontal and any vertical changes in Starbucks’ accounts receivable, fixed assets, and debt financing balances over time. Be sure also to discuss how Starbucks’ methods for accounting for receivables and evaluating uncollectible receivables, purchase of fixed assets, and methods of debt financing impact the recording process and presentation of financial statements ( Critical Element II ). In other words:

  • What are this company’s methods for accounting for receivables and evaluating uncollectible receivables?

  • What types of fixed assets are acquired, and what methods are preferred for debt financing?

  • How do those affect how financial information is communicated?

     

    ***** More specifically below, the following critical elements must be addressed in your analysis of the company Starbucks’: *****

     

    Critical Element II

    Horizontal and Vertical Analysis:In this section, you will conduct horizontal and vertical analyses for the balance sheet and income statement accounts and report any significant observations for a two-year period. You should includea table of your calculations as an appendix to your analysis. Include all calculations in an Exceldocument. Specifically discuss the following categories:

     

      Accounts Receivable:

  1. Use basic financial analysis to examine any horizontalchanges in Starbucks’ accounts receivable balances over time.

  2. Use basic financial analysis to examine any verticalchanges in Starbucks’ accounts receivable balances over time.

  3. Analyze how Starbucks’ methodsfor accounting for receivables and evaluating uncollectible receivables impact the recording process and presentation of financial statements. In other words, what are this company’s methods for accounting for receivables and evaluating uncollectible receivables, and how do those affect how financial information is communicated?

     

    Asset Acquisition, Depreciation, and Amortization:

  1. Use basic financial analysis to examine any horizontalchanges in Starbucks’ fixed assets, intangible assets, depreciation, and amortization over time.

  2. Use basic financial analysis to examine any verticalchanges in Starbucks’ fixed assets, intangible assets, depreciation, and amortization over time.

  3. Analyze Starbucks’ methodsfor fixed asset and intangible asset acquisitions as well as depreciation and amortization, including asset categorization. How do these methods affect the balance sheet, income statement, and statement of cash flows?

     

    Debt Financing:

  1. Use basic financial analysis to examine any horizontalchanges in Starbucks’ short-and long-term debt over time.

  2. Use basic financial analysis to examine any verticalchanges in Starbucks’ short-and long-term debt over time.

  3. Analyze Starbucks’ methodof debt financing. In your analysis, you should address both current and long-term liabilities, including the issuance of bonds.

     

    Paper Format Guidelines for Submission:

    Milestone one should adhere to the following formatting requirements: 2–3 pages (not including cover page or appendix), double-spaced, using 12-point Times New Roman font, 1-inch margin and the most current guidelines for APA formatting. Be sure to include all calculations in an Excel document.

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