The purpose of this assignment is to help students gain a better understanding of the financial statements used for corporate financial reporting and the key ratios used to make business decisions.
Select a Fortune 500 Company from one of the following industries:
Review the balance sheet and income statement in the company’s 2015 Annual Report.
Calculate the following ratios using Microsoft® Excel®:
Analyze in 1,050 words why each ratio is important for financial decision making.
Submit your analysis as well as your calculations.
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Financial Ratio Analysis Grading Guide
FIN/571 Version 9
Foundations of Corporate Finance
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Selected a Fortune 500 Company from one of the following industries:
Reviewed the balance sheet and income statement in the company’s 2015 Annual Report.
Calculated the following ratios using Microsoft® Excel®:
Analyzed in 1,050 words why each ratio is important for financial decision making.
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Intellectual property is recognized with in-text citations and a reference page.
Paragraph and sentence transitions are present, logical, and maintain the flow throughout the paper.
Sentences are complete, clear, and concise.
Rules of grammar and usage are followed including spelling and punctuation.