Financial Ratio, Other Engineering

The following information was extracted from the accounting records of De Walt Company as at 28 February 2011 (the end of their financial year):
Sales (50% on credit) 1 400 000
Cost of Sales (all goods purchased on credit) 700 000
Net Income after tax 120 000
Tangible Assets 530 000
Inventory 200 000
Receivables 100 000
Cash 50 000
Payables 150 000
Loans @ 10% pa 100 000
Equity (300 000 ordinary shares @ R2 per share) 630 000
NB: Shares are trading at R2,40 per share at present
Required
1.1. Calculate the current ratio and acid test ratio for the current year and comment (NB: ratios for the previous year: Current 1,6:1 and acid test 0,6:1)
1.2. Calculate the debt equity ratio and comment on their level of gearing.
1.3. Calculate the EPS
1.4. Calculate the PE Ratio and comment on its significance.
1.5. Calculate the Market to Book ratio. Explain the importance of this ratio.
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