Ph2 indv proj FSA
Phase 2 Individual Project
1 Excel spreadsheet
Research the publicly held company that you chose in Week 1, and access the company’s Web page on the Internet to read its most recent annual report. The annual report is typically found in an “Investor Relations” or “Company Information” section within the company’s Web site.
Using the company’s financial statements, perform a complete 2- or 3-year financial statement analysis addressing profitability ratios, turnover control ratios, leverage and liquidity ratio, and common-size statement analysis with constructive narrative. This analysis should not only include the calculation of the required ratios, but an assessment of the firm’s health in each area and a summary of the findings with regards to the overall health of the firm. All related findings, conclusions, and recommendations should be supported with sound financial analysis principles and be properly sourced.
Please see the text (Table 2.5) for suggested ratios and measures to preform and evaluate. You may also use the categories and measures that follow: