Pro forma balance sheet peabody & peabody has 2015 sales of $10
Payable in Cash $550 Accounts $1,600
Marketable securities 250 Acquisitions 450
1.400 Current liabilities and accounts receivable
Inventories 2,100 Total current liabilities $2,150
Total assets 4,300. Long-term credit 2,200
4.500 net fixed assets Total liabilities 4.350
Total assets $8.800, Common equity 3950
Total liabilities and stockholders’ equity $8.800
Pro forma financial statements suggest that company cash reserves should be increased by increasing the marketable value of securities. It will increase liquidity, and ensure they have sufficient funds to continue operating. To increase cash flow, we have increased the receivable. These changes to financing activity may also mean that the company might need to borrow more long-term capital or to inject capital from outside investors to finance any expansion or investment projects it is considering.
The suggested changes indicate that the company has made progress towards financial stability, with room to grow if necessary. By increasing its liquidity through various financing sources such as marketable securities and accounts receivable while keeping its total liabilities at manageable levels , Peabody & Peabody can ensure that it will remain financially sound even through periods of economic uncertainty.