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TMF Grape's Nokia Analysis


Financial Analysis Company Being Evaluated Competitor #1 Competitor #2 Competitor #3

Nokia Motorola Ericsson Qualcomm
Current Period Year-ago Period Year-over-Year Current Period Current Period Current Period
12/31/98 12/31/97 Growth 12/31/98 12/31/98 9/30/98
Income Statement . . .
Sales 79,231 52,612 50.6% 29,398 184,438 3,348
Cost of Goods Sold 49,342 33,999 45.1% 20,886 105,251 2,333
Net Income 10,461 6,396 63.6% 1,018 13,041 126
Shares Outstanding 586,650 576,583 1.7%

Balance Sheet . . .
Cash & Equivalents 17,718 12,361 43.3% 1,624 18,233 303
Current Assets 46,460 32,293 43.9% 13,531 125,532 1,537
Short-term Debt 4,518 3,293 37.2% 2,909 6,615 154
Current Liabilies 26,476 18,376 44.1% 11,440 66,941 882
Long-term Debt 1,530 1,348 13.5% 2,633 10,711 3,863
1 1 1Competitors
Margins & Ratios . . .
Gross Margins 37.7% 35.4% 2.3 29.0% 42.9% 30.3% 34.1%
Net Margins 13.2% 12.2% 1.0 3.5% 7.1% 3.8% 4.8%
Cash-to-Debt 2.93 2.66 10.0% 0.29 1.05 0.08 0.75
Net Cash 11670.0 7720.0 51.2% -3918.0 907.0 -3713.7 -2241.6
Fool Flow Ratio 1.31 1.32 -0.9% 1.40 1.78 1.70 1.62


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Ranking Rule Makers

1) Brand Points (0-1) 3) Financial Direction Points (0-3)
Familiarity 1 Sales Growth 3
Openness 1 Gross Margins 3
Optimism 1 Net Margins 3
Legitimacy 1 Shares Outstandin 2
Inevitability 1 Cash-to-Debt 2
Solitariness 1 Fool Flow Ratio 1
Humor 1 Expansion Potenti 2
Subtotal 7 Subtotal 16

2) Financial Location Points (0-2) 4) Monopoly Status Points (0-4)
Mass Market Habit 2 Gross Margins 2
Gross Margins 0 Net Margins 4
Net Margins 2 Net Cash 4
Cash-to-Debt 2 Fool Flow Ratio 2
Fool Flow Ratio 0 Convenience 2
Your Interest 1 Subtotal 14
Subtotal 7
5) Your Enjoyment 1

Total Score 45 Second Tier
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