Details about a company’s investments appear in a number of places in the annual report. Use Starbucks Corporation’s Fiscal 2013 annual report to answer the following questions. Visit http://www.pearsonhighered.com/Horngren to view a link to Starbucks Corporation’s Fiscal 2013 annual report.
1. What classifications of debt and/or equity security investments does Starbucks hold?
2. Review Notes 4 and 6. Give the breakdown of the short-term and long-term investments Starbucks held at September 29, 2013.
3. Review Starbucks’s consolidated statement of cash flows for the year ended September 29, 2013. Identify each item related to the company’s debt and equity security investments, the amount of the item, and the section of the cash flow statement in which the item appears.
4. Review Note 1, specifically Short-term and Long-term Investments. How are Starbucks’s available-for-sale investments reported? How are Starbucks’s trading investments reported?