the specific questions your presentation should address are the following:
The Home Depot’s liquidity situation such that current liabilities can be
easily paid? Why or why not?
the company’s receivables “turning over” at a rate that should be
pleasing to management? Why or why not? What actions might management consider
taking to speed up collections?
the company’s inventory turning over at a satisfactory rate? Why or why not?
Does the company maintain an adequate level of inventory to meet customer
demand? Might it be the case that the company maintains TOO HIGH a level of
inventory? Why or why not?
on the composition of the company’s CURRENT assets, what problems is the
company likely to encounter if its inventories turn over at a much slower than
has The Home Depot’s profitability changed over recent years? On what measures
are you basing your response? If you were one of the company’s corporate
managers, would you be satisfied with the trend in gross profit? The trend in
operating income? Why or why not?