### Compare the short term liquidity ratios of coca cola

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Refer to the profitability ratios of Coca-Cola in Problem 4.25 in Chapter 4. Exhibit 5.17 presents risk ratios for Coca-Cola for 2006-2008. As we did within the chapter for PepsiCo, we utilize Coca-Cola's footnote disclosures to extract the amount of trade accounts payable included within the line item accounts payable and accrued expenses.

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a. Assess the changes in the short-term liquidity risk of Coca-Cola between 2006 and 2008.

b. Assess the changes in the long-term solvency risk of Coca-Cola between 2006 and 2008.

c. Compare the short-term liquidity ratios of Coca-Cola with those of PepsiCo discussed in the chapter. Which firm appears to have more short- erm liquidity risk? Explain.

d. Compare the long-term solvency ratios of Coca-Cola with those of PepsiCo discussed in the chapter. Which firm appears to have more long- erm solvency risk? Explain.

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