Statement of Cash Flows

SEC 10K Project: Statement of Cash Flows

TASK: 200-225 word per category with refences

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Need to have the following questions answered based on the SEC 10-k Report for Dell. The link and additional information on Dell (might not need) is included below before the questions.

Dell Information:

Reading the balance sheet, note Dell is using the financial strategy of negative working capital. This does not mean they cannot pay their bills (this must on the internet somewhere about negative working capital). The grocery industry often uses negative working capital as a strategy. For Dell is only noteworthy.


Why the accumulated deficit? With the 3 years presented on the statement of cash flows and the statement of shareholders’ equity, again, you will many areas to present in your SEC 10-K deliverables.  A major acquisition or change in ownership often results in issues such as an accumulated deficit. With Dell’s recent profitability you can see how things continue to change. Mention the payment (or non payment) of cash dividends each year. It is not the per share values the overall cost of dividends. How do they compare to net income? With the accumulated deficit Dell may not be provided cash dividends at this time.

Dell Technologies Inc. NYSE: DELL

Respond to  each of the three categories below.


Category: Operating Activities 200-225 words

  1. State whether your corporation uses the direct or indirect method of preparing the Statement of Cash Flows and describe how the Statement would be different under these two methods.


Category: Investing and Financing Activities 200-225 words

  1. Explain similarities and or differences in preparing the Statement of Cash Flows using International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
  2. Describe investments reported on your corporation’s Statement of Cash Flows in the current and most recent past year.

Category:  Analysis

  1. Calculate the following ratio for the most recent two years and comment on the results of your ratio analysis. How does the result for your corporation compare to the industry average?
  2. Free cash flow