29. In fiscal year 2011, Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) had revenue of $11.70 billion, gross profit of $6.75 billion, and net income of $1.25 billion. Peetâ€™s Coffee and Tea (PEET) had revenue of $372 million, gross profit of $72.7 million, and net income of $17.8 million.
a. Compare the gross margins for Starbucks and Peetâ€™s.
b. Compare the net profit margins for Starbucks and Peetâ€™s.
c. Which firm was more profitable in 2011?
30. In mid-2012, Apple had cash and short-term investments of $27.65 billion, accounts receivable of $14.30 billion, current assets of $51.94 billion, and current liabilities of $33.06 billion.
a. What was Appleâ€™s current ratio?
b. What was Appleâ€™s quick ratio?
c. What was Appleâ€™s cash ratio?
d. In mid-2012, Dell had a cash ratio of 0.67, a quick ratio of 1.11 and a current ratio of 1.35. What can you say about the asset liquidity of Apple relative to Dell?