Resource: Internet or other resources; annual report for the company of your choice. Obtain faculty approval of your selected organization…
Resource: Internet or other resources; annual report for the company of your choice. Obtain faculty approval of your selected organization before beginning the assignment. Access the information contained in your selected organizationâ€™s balance sheet and income statement to calculate the following:
â€¢ Liquidity ratios
o Current ratio o Acid-test, or quick, ratio o Receivables turnover o Inventory turnover
â€¢ Profitability ratios
o Asset turnover o Profit margin o Return on assets o Return on common stockholdersâ€™ equity
â€¢ Solvency ratios
o Debt to total assets o Times interest earned
Show your calculations for each ratio using an excel spreadsheet. Create a horizontal and vertical analysis for the balance sheet and the income statement. Write a 350- to 700-word memo to the CEO of your selected organization in which you discuss your findings from your ratio calculations and your horizontal and vertical analysis. In your memo, address the following questions:
â€¢ What do the liquidity, profitability, and solvency ratios reveal about the companyâ€™s financial position? â€¢ Which users may be interested in each type of ratio? â€¢ What does the collected data reveal about the companyâ€™s performance and position?
Attach a copy of the companyâ€™s Balance Sheet, Income Statement and Cash Flow Statement with the assignment as a separate document.
Format your paper should be consistent with APA guidelines