Smith and Jones, Inc. is primarily engaged in the worldwide production, processing, distribution, and marketing of food products. The following information is from its 2009 annual report: Required a. Based on these data, compute the following for 2009 and 2008:

Smith and Jones, Inc. is primarily engaged in the worldwide production, processing, distribution, and marketing of food products. The following information is from its 2009 annual report:

Smith and Jones, Inc. is primarily engaged in the worldwide

Required
a. Based on these data, compute the following for 2009 and 2008:
1. Percentage of earnings retained
2. Price/earnings ratio
3. Dividend payout
4. Dividend yield
5. Book value per share
b. Discuss your findings from the viewpoint of a potentialinvestor.

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Chapter # 9
Section: Problems
Problem: 10
Posted Date: June 23, 2012 06:27:31