Short Paper – Company Analysis

Instructions

• The assignment has two requirements:

Use the attached financial statements to

• 1.) Calculate the following ratios for two years, the current ratio, quick ratio, debt to total asset, gross profit

percentage, earnings per common share, dividend payout ratio and net profit margin. ALL these ratios are

not in the text or in the videos. You will need to use the internet to find them.

• Look at the sample ratios in the Ratio tab to see the proper format for the ratios. For example, if your

current ratio calculation is 1.782051 this is not the typical form you will be in a company’s published ratios.

• Submit your calculations in the Ratios tab of the attached Excel document. Complete all columns.

2.) Use the attached financial statements with ratios you calculated.

Use your ratios and evaluate changes between 2021 and 2022. Make your analysis meaningful. For example, If

the current ratio was 2.08 in 2021 and is 1.78 in 2022 do not say ” the current ratio decreased by .30 and stop.

Expand the analysis but telling if this is a favorable or unfavorite change. What is the typical current ratio for a

company. Include why it changed IE. assets decreased but liabilities increased.

Attached a word document with your analysis.

Save your files as “LastnameFirstinitial-ACCT105-CA.”

Submit your work by midnight ET on Day 7 (Sunday).

Note that your attached paper will automatically be submitted to Turnitin, and an Originality Report should be sent back to

the classroom within around 15 minutes. The Originality report does not actually recommend changes. It does point out

where you may need to add a citation or quotation marks (if not already cited). Once you use it a few times, you will

appreciate this tool, as it will assist you in improving quality and content, as well as avoid plagiarism. Your goal is to keep

direct quotations to a minimum and to make sure that you do not just cut and paste material. Ensure that all your references

are cited. A report with a similarity index less than 25% is acceptable for analysis word document. Your excel document could

Short Paper – Company Analysis Instructions • The assignment has two requirements: Use the attached financial statements to • 1.) Calculate the following ratios for two years, the current ratio, quick ratio, debt to total asset, gross profit