This project has two parts: calculations and a 4- to 6-page essay. While the calculation requirements of this assignment are important, equally important are your discussion and analysis of the quantitative results. You will submit two documents: 1) a spreadsheet containing your horizontal and vertical analysis (and perhaps your ratios) and 2) a word document containing your essay.
Choose a publicly traded company and perform an expanded analysis on the financial statements. Please use the most current 10K statements available on www.sec.govhttp://www.sec.gov or annual statements in finance.yahoo.com http://finance.yahoo.com. You will submit both parts separately.
Part 1: Please complete the following for your chosen firm in an Excel spreadsheet:
Part 2: The Paper: