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.
Ford Motor Company
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
(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.
Does the firm have any problem areas that you would investigate further if you were a
Are there any other specific pieces of information that you would request from your
management team with regards to this firm? If so, why?
Would you invest money in this firm based on your analysis?
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:
with each team
name that participated on the team project