Conducting a financial statement review is like a physician conducting a routine physical examination. By analyzing an organization’s financial statement, you can identify the strengths and weaknesses of the organization or diagnose problems.
Review the following company summary:
Compnet International is a US organization that manufactures automobile parts and various technical components used in computers and computer devices.
Throughout this course, you will analyze the financial statements of Compnet International.
In this assignment, you will begin your analysis of the financial statements of Compnet International. You will discuss details of Compnet’s financial position with your classmates and formulate an independent memo that summarizes a strategy for the future growth of Compnet.
Select the links that follow to download and review the financial statements of Compnet International and the other documents you need to complete this assignment:
- Compnet Company Summary
- Compnet Balance Sheet Income Statement
- Compnet Prime Component Product Line Acquisition Summary
- Ratio Calculator
- Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis Template
- Compnet Budget Template
Part I: Analysis of Financial Statement
- Review the Compnet balance sheet income statement and company summary. Use the information in these documents to analyze the financial position of Compnet.
- Respond to these questions using appropriate financial terms.
- Compnet has established a cash reserve. Why might a company like Compnet use this strategy?
- The company had a charge for the impairment of goodwill. Why did this take place?
- The notes in the financial statement indicate that a $3-million-long-term-debt payment is due in three years. Why is this information important to an investor?
- In 2013, accounts receivable and the revenue decreased. What is the significance of this event to the success of the company? How did Compnet adjust its operations to address the effects of the recession?
Part I: Submission Details:
By Sunday, January 10, 2016, post your response in approximately 500 words to the appropriate Discussion Area. Through Monday, January 11, 2016, review and comment on at least two peers’ responses.
Part II: Recommendations for Future Growth
Write a 2-3 page paper that recommends a strategy for the future growth of Compnet. Identify specific risks associated with the strategy. Tailor the document in a manner that it could be presented to the board of directors. Make sure the content presented is concise and supported by well documented facts.
Part II: Submission Details:
Write a 2–3-page paper in Word format. Apply APA standards to citation of sources.
Use the following file naming convention: LastnameFirstInitial_M1_A3.doc. For example, if your name is John Smith, your document will be named SmithJ_M1_A3.doc.