The Caltor Company gathered the following condensed data for the year ended December 31, 2010:
Cost of goods sold $ 710,000
Net sales 1,279,000
Administrative expenses 239,000
Interest expense 68,000
Dividends paid 38,000
Selling expenses 45,000
Prepare a multiple-step income statement for the year ended December 31, 2010.
Compute the profit margin ratio and gross profit rate. Caltor Company s assets at the beginning of the year were $770,000 and were $830,000 at the end of the year. To qualify for full credit, you must state the formula you are using, show your computations and explain your findings.