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HI5002: Finance for Business, Assignment, Trim 3, 2017

HI5002: Finance for Business
(Case Study)
Trimester 3, 2017
Unit Code: HI5002
Unit Name: Finance for Business
Students are required to study, undertake research, analyse and conduct academic work
within the areas of business finance covered in learning materials 1 to 10 inclusive. The
assignment should examine the main issues, including underlying theories, implement
performance measures used and explain the firm financial performance. You are
strongly advised to reference professional websites, journal articles and text books in
this assignment (case study).
This assessment task is a written report and analysis of the financial performance of a
selected company in order to provide financial advice to a wealthy investor. It needs to
e completed individually. It will be based on financial reports of a listed company on
the ASX (chosen by the lecturer). This assignment requires students to undertake a
comprehensive examination of a firm’s financial performance and must be submitted by
Week 11 of Trimester Three.
Further details will be given later in the semester.
Key elements or milestones will need to be completed in stages throughout the semester
as per the schedule provided below. Discussions will be conducted and suggestions will
e provided for each stage so that you can then amend subsequent sections if needed.
MARKS will be subtracted for LATE SUBMISSIONS.
HI5002: Finance for Business, Assignment, Trim 3, 2017

You are an investment adviser, working to build a foundation of wealth for your clients. One of
your wealthiest clients already has a diversified portfolio, which includes managed funds,
property; cash/fixed interest and a few direct share investments in Australia and around the
world. The investor wishes to expand his/her portfolio and is considering your company’s share
to add to the portfolio. (The investor has an extra $10 million that wishes to invest into your
company). The company which you will examine is allocated by your lecturer.
The assignment is a written comprehensive report and analysis of the firms’ financial
performance (including referencing).
100 marks
Name of the student and a “business name” under which you will be providing your
financial advisory services.
The name of the company that you will investigate/analyse for the purposes of possible
ecommendation to your client. A company (listed on the ASX) will be allocated to each
student by the lecturer. The students should obtain all information about the selected
company from this web site:
 Obtain a copy of the last Financial Statements including Income Statements, Balance
Sheets, Statement of Changes in Equity, Cash Flows Statements and Notes. You can
downloaded these documents from the suggested web site using the firm’s code
(example, BHP- for BHP Billiton Company, etc).
(Part 1 to 10)

A description of the company
(Part 1)
2 Identify your company ( in terms of the ownership-governance structure)
(Part 2 i & ii)
3 Calculation of Performance Ratios
XXXXXXXXXXPart 3 i, ii and iii)
4 Two graphs from with the description of results
XXXXXXXXXXPart 4 i & ii)

Identify any significant factors which may have influenced the share price of your

Calculation of ’ beta values and expected Rates of Return using the CAPM
XXXXXXXXXXPart 6 i, ii & iii)
7 Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC)
(Part 7 i & ii)

Using the debt ratios for your company over the past two years, emphasise any
improvement towards the maintenance of a prefe
ed optimal capital structure.
(Part 8 i & ii)
9 Dividend Policy
(Part 9)

Letter Recommendation
(Part 10)

Formal structure
(Part 1 to 11)
Final Submission of Complete Assignment on Blackboard
(Week 11)
HI5002: Finance for Business, Assignment, Trim 3, 2017

You are required to do the following tasks:
1. Prepare a
ief description of the company, outlining the core activities, the market(s)
in which it operates within and any factors in the companies’ history which you
consider help present a “picture” of your company.
4 marks
2. Specify ownership-governance structure of the company:
i) Name the main substantial shareholders:
 With higher than 20.00% of shareholdings. Based on this argument
you should classify a firm as a family or non-family company, and
 With higher than 5.00% of shareholdings.
3 marks
ii) Name the main people involved in the firm governance:
 The Chairman
 Board members
 CEO.
o Whether any of these people have the same surname as any of
substantial shareholders (>20% share capital). If yes- you could use
this as an argument for the presence of an owner or family member(s)
in the firm’s governance.
o Whether any of shareholders with more than 5% share capital are
involved in firm governance.
3 marks
3. Calculate the following key ratios for your selected company for the past 4 years.
Annual reports are accessible via company websites (show all working out):
i) Return on Assets (ROA) = XXXXXXXXXXNPAT / Total Assets)
Return on Equity (ROE) = (Net Profit After Tax / Ordinary Equity)
Debt Ratio = XXXXXXXXXXTotal Liabilities / Total Assets
Answered Same Day Dec 19, 2019 HI5002


David answered on Dec 24 2019
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Kalamazoo Resources Limited
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Answer 1
The Kalamazoo Resources Limited is an Australian company engaged in the exploration, mining and processing of metals. Their mostly engaged in the exploration of Gold and Copper in present time and looking forward to enter in the exploration of other metals. The Kalamazoo resources limited got listed on the stock exchange of Australia on January 16, 2017. The two main project of the company are Snake Well project and the Cork Tree project. These are located in the Western part of Australia. Its main Snake well project cover 263 square kilometer of the Tallering Greenstone Belt of the Western Part of Australia.
Answer 2
Part 1
Substantial shareholders of the company are as follows:
1. Doux Argent Pty Ltd holding 27.29% of equity shares
2. Mutual Trust Ltd holding 20.08% of total equity shares of the company
Table = substantial shareholders of the company
Part 2
Luke Reineh
Board of the Company
Luke Reineh
Peter Benjamin
Angus Middleton
CEO of the company
Peter Benjamin
· No substantial shareholder of the company is involved in the governance of the company.
Answer 3
Part 1
Return on assets = Net Profit after Tax / Total Assets
= (-1.64 million / $6.64 million) * 100
= 24.70 %
Return on Equity = Net Profit after Tax / Ordinary Equity
= (-1.64 million / 5.92 million) * 100
= -27.8
Debt Ratio = Total liabilities / Total assets
= ($.73 million / $6.64 million) * 100
= 11%
In the above equation EBIT and TA are present in both numerator and denominator therefore will get saturated with each other and the remaining equation will be same equation on the right side.
Part 2
Return on asset is the return on the asset of the company and return on equity is the return on the equity share capital of the company. The total assets /...

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