Purpose of Assignment  

This activity helps students recognize the significant role accounting plays in providing financial information to management for decision making through the evaluation of financial statements. This experiential assignment requires students to use ratios to evaluate and analyze a company's liquidity, solvency, and profitability.  

Assignment Steps  

Resources: Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), University Library, Library resources: Company Directories and Financials 

Tutorial help on Excel ® and Word functions can be found on the Microsoft ® Office website. There are also additional tutorials via the web offering support for Office products. 

Select a publicly traded, U.S. corporation with which you are familiar or one where you currently work or have worked in the past.

Research the company on the Internet and download the Income Statement, Statement of Shareholders' Equity, Balance Sheet, and Statement of Cash Flows.

Develop a minimum 700-word examination of the financial statements and include the following:

  • Determine the net income for the current fiscal year (FY). Is this income up or down from the prior year? 
  • Explain the relevance of changes in net income to investors.
  • Determine the ending balance in shareholders' equity. Why would organizations such as labor unions be interested in this?
  • Determine the total value of assets. 
  • Discuss the relevance of the total value of assets to potential creditors and why this is important.
  • Compute the return on assets. Discuss the relative profitability of the company based on your results.
  • Compute the working capital and current ratio. Evaluate the relative liquidity of the company based on your results.
  • Compute the debt to assets ratio and the free cash flow for your company. Analyze the results and comment on the relative solvency of the company.
  • Discuss how the financial statements are used in your current role or a position you would like to hold. How might these aid you in managerial decision making?

    Show your work in Microsoft ® Word or Excel ®.  

    Complete calculations/computations using Microsoft ® Word or Excel ®.    

    Include the four financial statements along with your assignment.

    Format your assignment consistent with APA guidelines.  

    Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

    Purpose of Assignment  

    This activity helps students recognize the significant role accounting plays in providing financial information to management for decision making through the evaluation of financial statements. This experiential assignment requires students to use ratios to evaluate and analyze a company's liquidity, solvency, and profitability.  

    Assignment Steps  

    Resources: Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), University Library, Library resources: Company Directories and Financials 

    Tutorial help on Excel ® and Word functions can be found on the Microsoft ® Office website. There are also additional tutorials via the web offering support for Office products. 

    Select a publicly traded, U.S. corporation with which you are familiar or one where you currently work or have worked in the past.

    Research the company on the Internet and download the Income Statement, Statement of Shareholders' Equity, Balance Sheet, and Statement of Cash Flows.

    Develop a minimum 700-word examination of the financial statements and include the following:

    • Determine the net income for the current fiscal year (FY). Is this income up or down from the prior year? 
    • Explain the relevance of changes in net income to investors.
    • Determine the ending balance in shareholders' equity. Why would organizations such as labor unions be interested in this?
    • Determine the total value of assets. 
    • Discuss the relevance of the total value of assets to potential creditors and why this is important.
    • Compute the return on assets. Discuss the relative profitability of the company based on your results.
    • Compute the working capital and current ratio. Evaluate the relative liquidity of the company based on your results.
    • Compute the debt to assets ratio and the free cash flow for your company. Analyze the results and comment on the relative solvency of the company.
    • Discuss how the financial statements are used in your current role or a position you would like to hold. How might these aid you in managerial decision making?

      Show your work in Microsoft ® Word or Excel ®.  

      Complete calculations/computations using Microsoft ® Word or Excel ®.    

      Include the four financial statements along with your assignment.

      Format your assignment consistent with APA guidelines.  

      Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

      Purpose of Assignment  

      This activity helps students recognize the significant role accounting plays in providing financial information to management for decision making through the evaluation of financial statements. This experiential assignment requires students to use ratios to evaluate and analyze a company's liquidity, solvency, and profitability.  

      Assignment Steps  

      Resources: Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), University Library, Library resources: Company Directories and Financials 

      Tutorial help on Excel ® and Word functions can be found on the Microsoft ® Office website. There are also additional tutorials via the web offering support for Office products. 

      Select a publicly traded, U.S. corporation with which you are familiar or one where you currently work or have worked in the past.

      Research the company on the Internet and download the Income Statement, Statement of Shareholders' Equity, Balance Sheet, and Statement of Cash Flows.

      Develop a minimum 700-word examination of the financial statements and include the following:

      • Determine the net income for the current fiscal year (FY). Is this income up or down from the prior year? 
      • Explain the relevance of changes in net income to investors.
      • Determine the ending balance in shareholders' equity. Why would organizations such as labor unions be interested in this?
      • Determine the total value of assets. 
      • Discuss the relevance of the total value of assets to potential creditors and why this is important.
      • Compute the return on assets. Discuss the relative profitability of the company based on your results.
      • Compute the working capital and current ratio. Evaluate the relative liquidity of the company based on your results.
      • Compute the debt to assets ratio and the free cash flow for your company. Analyze the results and comment on the relative solvency of the company.
      • Discuss how the financial statements are used in your current role or a position you would like to hold. How might these aid you in managerial decision making?

        Show your work in Microsoft ® Word or Excel ®.  

        Complete calculations/computations using Microsoft ® Word or Excel ®.    

        Include the four financial statements along with your assignment.

        Format your assignment consistent with APA guidelines.  

        Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

        Purpose of Assignment   Purpose of Assignment   Purpose of Assignment  

        This activity helps students recognize the significant role accounting plays in providing financial information to management for decision making through the evaluation of financial statements. This experiential assignment requires students to use ratios to evaluate and analyze a company's liquidity, solvency, and profitability.   This activity helps students recognize the significant role accounting plays in providing financial information to management for decision making through the evaluation of financial statements. This experiential assignment requires students to use ratios to evaluate and analyze a company's liquidity, solvency, and profitability.    

        Assignment Steps   Assignment Steps   Assignment Steps  

        Resources: Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), University Library, Library resources: Company Directories and Financials  Resources: Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), University Library, Library resources: Company Directories and Financials  Resources: 

        Tutorial help on Excel ® and Word functions can be found on the Microsoft ® Office website. There are also additional tutorials via the web offering support for Office products.  Tutorial help on Excel ® and Word functions can be found on the Microsoft ® Office website. There are also additional tutorials via the web offering support for Office products.  ® ®

        Select a publicly traded, U.S. corporation with which you are familiar or one where you currently work or have worked in the past. Select a publicly traded, U.S. corporation with which you are familiar or one where you currently work or have worked in the past. Select 

        Research the company on the Internet and download the Income Statement, Statement of Shareholders' Equity, Balance Sheet, and Statement of Cash Flows. Research the company on the Internet and download the Income Statement, Statement of Shareholders' Equity, Balance Sheet, and Statement of Cash Flows. Research

        Develop a minimum 700-word examination of the financial statements and include the following: Develop a minimum 700-word examination of the financial statements and include the following: Develop

        • Determine the net income for the current fiscal year (FY). Is this income up or down from the prior year? 
        • Explain the relevance of changes in net income to investors.
        • Determine the ending balance in shareholders' equity. Why would organizations such as labor unions be interested in this?
        • Determine the total value of assets. 
        • Discuss the relevance of the total value of assets to potential creditors and why this is important.
        • Compute the return on assets. Discuss the relative profitability of the company based on your results.
        • Compute the working capital and current ratio. Evaluate the relative liquidity of the company based on your results.
        • Compute the debt to assets ratio and the free cash flow for your company. Analyze the results and comment on the relative solvency of the company.
        • Discuss how the financial statements are used in your current role or a position you would like to hold. How might these aid you in managerial decision making?
        • Determine the net income for the current fiscal year (FY). Is this income up or down from the prior year?  Determine the net income for the current fiscal year (FY). Is this income up or down from the prior year? 
        • Explain the relevance of changes in net income to investors. Explain the relevance of changes in net income to investors.
        • Determine the ending balance in shareholders' equity. Why would organizations such as labor unions be interested in this? Determine the ending balance in shareholders' equity. Why would organizations such as labor unions be interested in this?
        • Determine the total value of assets.  Determine the total value of assets. 
        • Discuss the relevance of the total value of assets to potential creditors and why this is important. Discuss the relevance of the total value of assets to potential creditors and why this is important.
        • Compute the return on assets. Discuss the relative profitability of the company based on your results. Compute the return on assets. Discuss the relative profitability of the company based on your results.
        • Compute the working capital and current ratio. Evaluate the relative liquidity of the company based on your results. Compute the working capital and current ratio. Evaluate the relative liquidity of the company based on your results.
        • Compute the debt to assets ratio and the free cash flow for your company. Analyze the results and comment on the relative solvency of the company. Compute the debt to assets ratio and the free cash flow for your company. Analyze the results and comment on the relative solvency of the company.
        • Discuss how the financial statements are used in your current role or a position you would like to hold. How might these aid you in managerial decision making? Discuss how the financial statements are used in your current role or a position you would like to hold. How might these aid you in managerial decision making?

          Show your work in Microsoft ® Word or Excel ®.   Show your work in Microsoft ® Word or Excel ®.   Show  ® ®  

          Complete calculations/computations using Microsoft ® Word or Excel ®.     Complete calculations/computations using Microsoft ® Word or Excel ®.     Complete  ® ®    

          Include the four financial statements along with your assignment. Include the four financial statements along with your assignment. Include

          Format your assignment consistent with APA guidelines.   Format your assignment consistent with APA guidelines.   Format  

          Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment. Click 

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