I. Balance sheet evaluation
a) Evaluation of Carrefour's balance sheet
| 2012| 2011| 2010| 2009
Total Current Assets| 19793*| 19254| 20210| 19290
Total Assets| 45844| 47931| 53650| 51553
Total Current Liabilities| 21955| 26097| 28481| 27184| Total Liabilities| 38357| 41314| 44066| 41480
Total Equity| 7487| 6617| 9584| 10073
Total Financial obligations & Shareholders' Equity| 45844| 47931| 53650| 51553| (*Million Euros)
Initial, during the last 3 years, non-current resources have decreased regularly. Carrefour is always obtaining new goodwill, especially in England. In June 2011 the overall assembly decided to sell Rato, a former part of Metissage. The main goal was to earn cash (4 billion dollars Euros). Touchable assets symbolize the biggest component to noncurrent possessions, they have as well decreased, especially between 2011 and 2012 (minus of sixteen. 43%). Actually a major component to intangible property is lessening. This might certainly be a financial approach. Concerning the current assets, they remained continuous since 2010. The new Carrefour's strategy to be able to lose less money concerning their particular inventories was simple. It consists in giving the responsibility to managers, to manage their particular inventories. This kind of replaced the method of alternative assisted by simply computer. We can noticed a change of -2. 09% among 2010 and 2011 and a much larger change among 2011 and 2012 (-17. 38%). We all observe that Carrefour has significantly less assets years by years since 2010. This lower is could be linked with the strategy of Carrefour. In fact , the direction decided to sell the possessions in the countries where their particular competitors were too strong. Normally, this kind of decline will eradicate during the current year (2013). The french group claimed that this has reduced its financial debt and that's why really now in a position to invest in the non-efficient marketplaces. Concerning money and cash equivalents, they have increased greater than 17% among 2010 and 2011. In that case, an surge of 75. 77% between 2011 and 2012.
In 2010, 2011 and 2012, the whole shareholders' collateral represents nineteen, 69%, 15, 91% and 18, 24% of the total shareholders' fairness and liabilities. * The internet profit of Carrefour is really negative for 2011 (-2020 million Euros) * consolidated reserves are less important this summer ( almost 3 mil less than in 2010)
Non-current liabilities lowered of 2. 79% between 2010 and 2011 but it increased by being unfaithful. 38% through the next year. Carrefour take care of their debt. You observe it in the Balance sheet in the long run borrowings (biggest part of non-current liabilities). Without a doubt, long term borrowings decreased since 2010 (-8. 22% and -5. 57%) but Procedures have increased in the same time (+15, 43% then simply +8. 70%). It is logical, because were in a catastrophe context, Metissage must do conditions in order to encounter the difficulties of today.
Current financial obligations have rejected during the last three years, by almost 8. 34% then simply by 12-15. 90%.
We all observe a huge decline in accounts payable, that represents more than the half of current liabilities between 2011 and 2012. It may also end up being because of this can of lowering the debt in the company in order to improve it is financial health.
b) Basic balance sheetВ
| 2012| 2011| 2010| Cash | 6573| 3849| 3271| Current assets (excl cash)| 13220| 15405| 16939| Non-current property | 26052|...