# Corporate Finance

**Question description**

800 – 1000 words

Key Assignment

Choose a public company, and present findings from your financial analysis in a report.

- Give a description of the operating profit margin.
- Give a description of the asset turnover.
- Give a description of the equity multiplier.
- Give a description of the return on equity.
- Give a description of the return on assets.
- Calculate the operating profit margin. Explain your answer.
- Calculate the asset turnover. Explain your answer.
- Calculate the equity multiplier. Explain your answer.
- Calculate the return on assets. Explain your answer.
- Calculate the return on equity. Explain your answer.
- What does the DuPont analysis describe about the company chosen?
- Which ratio demonstrates the company’s weakest area? Explain your answer.

**Part II**

Using the same company from Part I, write a report of 800–1,000 words that demonstrates your understanding of the cost of capital and risk. Specifically, you are to include the following:

- Give a description of the weighted average cost of capital.
- Give a description of the capital asset pricing model.
- Give a description of the security market line.
- Give a description of the cost of debt.
- Calculate the weighted average cost of capital. Explain your answer.
- Calculate the cost of debt. Explain your answer.
- How would you restructure the firm’s debt? Explain your answer.

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