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Go to the book’s companion website and use information found there to answer the following questions related to Cadbury and Nestlé.

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(a) What is the par or stated value of Cadbury’s and Nestlé’s ordinary shares?
(b) What percentage of authorized shares was issued by Cadbury and Nestlé at December 31, 2008?
(c) How many shares are held as treasury shares by Cadbury at December 31, 2008, and by Nestlé at December 31, 2008?
(d) How many Cadbury ordinary shares are outstanding at December 31, 2008? How many Nestlé ordinary shares are outstanding at December 29, 2007?
(e) What amounts of cash dividends per share were declared by Cadbury and Nestlé in 2008? What were the dollar amount effects of the cash dividends on each company’s equity?
(f) What are Cadbury’s and Nestlé’s rate of return on equity for 2008 and 2007? Which company gets the higher return on the equity of its shareholders?
(g) What are Cadbury’s and Nestlé’s payout ratios for 2008?



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