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dc.contributor.advisorFremgen, James W.
dc.contributor.authorBannat, Edward George
dc.dateJune 1974
dc.date.accessioned2012-11-13T23:59:38Z
dc.date.available2012-11-13T23:59:38Z
dc.date.issued1974-06
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10945/17088
dc.descriptionApproved for public release; distribution is unlimiteden_US
dc.description.abstractThis thesis is an application of the methodology in studies by Beaver and one by Dascher to an analysis of the financially troubled Lockheed Aircraft Corporation. There three previous studies used financial ratios in attempting to predict failure. All three studies were performed with firms that had already failed. their results demonstrate that there is a significant difference in financial ratios of failed and non-failed firms. This difference is particularly obvious when observing the non-liquid asset ratios. This thesis attempts to determine Lockheed's solvency in 1971, when it claimed to be facing bankruptcy. The conclusion is that failure in 1971 was, indeed, quite probable. In addition, Lockheed's ratios are analyzed during 197101972, as the firm has stated that it faces a new crisis, though not nearly of the proportion of the 1971 disaster. These last two years will serve as a starting point for future ratio analyses of Lockheed.en_US
dc.description.urihttp://archive.org/details/investigationofl00bann
dc.language.isoen_US
dc.publisherMonterey, California. Naval Postgraduate Schoolen_US
dc.rightsThis publication is a work of the U.S. Government as defined in Title 17, United States Code, Section 101. As such, it is in the public domain, and under the provisions of Title 17, United States Code, Section 105, may not be copyrighted.en_US
dc.subject.lcshManagementen_US
dc.titleAn investigation of Lockheed's solvency by use of financial ratiosen_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
dc.contributor.secondreaderLarson, Harold J.
dc.contributor.corporateNaval Postgraduate School (U.S.)
dc.contributor.departmentDepartment of Operations Research and Administrative Sciences
dc.description.serviceLieutenant, United States Navyen_US
etd.thesisdegree.nameM.S. in Managementen_US
etd.thesisdegree.levelMastersen_US
etd.thesisdegree.disciplineManagementen_US
etd.thesisdegree.grantorNaval Postgraduate Schoolen_US


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