Scott Equipment Organization Paper


Scott Equipment Organization is investigating the use of various combinations of short term and long-term debt in financing its assets. Assume that the organization has decided to employ $30 million in current assets, along with $35 in fixed assets, in the operations next year. Given the level of current assets, anticipated sales adn Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) for next year are $60 million and $6 million, respectively. The organizations income tax rate is 40%; Stockholders equity will be used to finance $40 million of its assets, with the remainder being financed by short-term and long-term debt. Scott’s is considering implementing one of the following financing policies: Amount of Short-Term Debt Financial Policy In Mil. LTD% STD% Aggressive (large amount) $24 8.5 5.5 Moderate (moderate amount) 18 8.0 5.0 Conservative (small amount) 12 7.5 4.5 A) Determine the following for each of the financing policies: 1) Expected rate of return on stockholders equity 2) Net working capital position 3) Current ratio B) Evaluate the profitability versus risk trade-offs of these three policies. Would you rate each one “low”, “medium”, or “high” with respect to profitability? Would you rate each “one”low”, “medium”, or “high” with respect to risk? 
Are you stuck with your online class?
Get help from our team of writers!