The starting position

    All firms start off in the same position. So, I'd thought I'd just record some benchmarking figures so I can compare them with what firms achieve in the future.

    All firms
    Financial Results
    Shareholder Value (SHV) $7.97
    Share Price $7.97
    Dividend Per Share $0.00
    Retail Sales $26,302,400
    Wholesale Sales $13,151,200
    Gross Margin $5,610,655
    Profit After Tax $1,747,715
    Economic Value Created $1,326,215
    Number of Shares 2,000,000
    Earnings per Share $0.874
    Investor PR Index 0.98
    Cash $5,375,388
    Raw Materials Inventory $70,915
    Finished Goods Inventory $362,227
    Net Assets $4,747,715
    Current Liabilities $860,815
    Long-term Liabilities $1,800,000
    D/E Ratio (book equity) 0.56
    Market Capitalisation $15,940,000
    Customer Satisfaction
    Retail Sales $26,302,400
    Brand Advertising $100,000
    Brand Awareness Index 5%
    Total Product Advertising $800,000
    Total Product PR $500,000
    Average Retailer Margin 0.50
    Distribution Channel Support $388,985
    Warranty Rate 1.30%
    Internal Results
    Capacity (SCU) 23,929
    Cost of Goods Manufactured $7,602,772
    Production (SCU) 15,196
    Average Mfg Cost ($/SCU)
    Idle Time 0%
    Production Efficiency 64%
    Maintenance Expenditure $500,000
    Supplier Relations Index 0.51
    Manufacturing Cycle Time (days) 5.0
    Quality Systems Index 0.69
    Finished Goods Inventory Value $362,227
    Finished Goods Holding Cost $86,200
    Innovation and Learning
    Training Time 2%
    Skill Index 0.54
    Staff Turnover 0.19
    Motivation Index 0.62
    No. of Products 1
    No. of Product Developments nil
    Product Development Expenditure $0

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    Updated: 4 Aug '04 10:41

    Author: Peter Smith


    Section: blog

    Kind: page

    Bundle type: leaf

    Source: blog/2004/08/04/the-starting-position/