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financial analysis of novartis

financial analysis of novartis

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Financial Statement Analysis
Short Term RatiosCurrent ratio
200421002005 1.3969.52006 1.32662007 1.6582.52008 1.2763.5
Current ratio tells us that how much asset we have in ourcompany which can meet our current liabilities.Over the 5 years period the ration has declined below 1 thisis not a good sign for the organization as the matter couldbecome worse when it comes in meeting short termliabilities
By Salman Ali Haider
Financial Statement Analysis
Quick ratio
20041.581002005 1.0667.088612006 0.8755.063292007 1.1774.050632008 0.7950
Quick ratio measures the liquidity situation excludinginventories. This ratio also decreased over five year period. Indicatingthe management is not working properly to maintainsufficient current assets to maintain current liabilities.
By Salman Ali Haider
Financial Statement Analysis
Cash ratio
20041.171002005 0.7160.683762006 0.4941.880342007 0.7967.521372008 0.3731.62393
Cash ratio tells us that how much we have immediate cashor cash equallnt to meet our current liabilities. This ratio had also decreased our period of five year. Justlike quick and current ratio. So management need toconsider this matter and need to take corrective measure toimprove this ratio and in short term find ways and means tobest meet their current liabilities.
By Salman Ali Haider

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