Complete a ratio analysis on the company for three years.

Assignment

 

:

 

Perform Financial Statement Analysis

 

Ratio analysis can provide both internal and external users with a tremendous amount of information

 

about firm performance. Select a publicly traded firm from the list below. Conduct a ratio analysis of

 

the firm and report your findings.

 

Disney

 

Apple

 

Gen

 

eral Motors

 

Ford Motor Company

 

Wal

 

 

Mart

 

Instructions

 

Complete a ratio analysis on the company for three years. Include the ratio, its results and what the

 

results mean for the company. Were there changes in the ratios, what could have caused the

 

change?

 

(Liquidity ratios, profitability ratios, activity ratios, and market ratios).

 

The paper should include an individual evaluation section for each ratio then an overall comparison to

 

validate your conclusion.

 

Once the ratio analysis is completed answer

 

the following questions.

 

1.

 

Does the firm have any problem areas that you would investigate further if you were a

 

manager?

 

2.

 

Are there any other specific pieces of information that you would request from your

 

management team with regards to this firm? If so, why?

 

3.

 

Would you invest money in this firm based on your analysis?

 

Criteria:

 

Your paper should use correct APA forma

 

tting for your in

 

 

text citations to justify your discussion and

 

place references at the bottom of the paper. Avoid using quotations, you should paraphrase the

 

material and use an in

 

 

text citation to give credit to the reference.

 

Include in your final paper:

 

Cover page

 

with each team

 

member’s

 

name that participated on the team project

 

Introduction

 

Analysis

 

Conclusion

 

Reference page

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