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95. Assume a firm has a positive cash balance which is increasing annually. Why then is it important to analyze a statement of cash flows?
96. You need to analyze a firm's performance in relation to its peers. You can do this either by comparing the firms' balance sheets and income statements or by comparing the firms' ratios. If you only had time to use one means of comparison which method would you use and why?
97. In general, what does a high Tobin's Q value indicate and how reliable does that value tend to be?
98. What value does the PEG ratio provide to financial analysts?
99. What value can the price-sales ratio provide to financial managers that the price-earnings ratio cannot?
100. It is commonly recommended that the managers of a firm compare the performance of their firm to that of its peers. Increasingly, this is becoming a more difficult task. Explain some of the reasons why comparisons of this type can frequently be either difficult to perform or produce misleading results.