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(TCO F) Please review the following real-world ratios for Johnson & Johnson and Pfizer for the year ended 2012 and address the 2 questions below
Ratio Name
Johnson & Johnson
Pfizer
Profit margin
16.1%
24.7%
Inventory turnover ratio
3.1
1.7
Average collection period
59.4 days
69.1 days
Cash debt coverage ratio
.27
.16
Debt to Total assets
46.6%
127.5%
Required:
1) Please explain the meaning of each of the Pfizer ratios above.
2) Please state which company performed better for each ratio.