An examination of the goals of a firm.
Ability to discuss ethics & SEC Requirements Code of Ethics.
Demonstrate ability to analyze financial statement using ratio and trend analyses.
At this point you have examined three years of financial statements for Apple and produced a proforma statement. You have also determined their sustainable growth rate as well.
You have also learned about various financial ratios.
In a comprehensive summary of your firm, analyze following financial information for your firm for the last three years.
Gross Profit Margin
Net Profit Margin
Return on Assets
Earnings per Share
Price to Earnings Ratio
Debt to Asset Ratio
Explain what each ratio and piece of financial data means and explain the trends in each; are they increasing or decreasing and is this trend positive or negative for the firm and why? Analyze this financial data!
Using the information from IP4, explain the Sustainable Growth Rate for your firm and what it means for your company (do NOT copy and paste the information from IP4! This is not what the assignment requires)
Using the financial data, ratios, proforma, and SGR, summarize and reflect on the future financial health of your firm.
Be sure to document your statements with credible sources, in-text citations, and references using proper APA format.