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.
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)
Colgate Corporate Website (www.colgate.com)
(Chapters 10-11 PowerPoints are in the attachments)