Ratio Analysis

timer Asked: May 29th, 2014

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1,750–2,000 words (not including title and reference pages) APA

Find a
manufacturing company's annual report.

Calculate the following ratios for the company that you select:

Return on assets

Return on equity

Gross profit margin

Debt to equity ratio

Debt ratio

Current ratio

Quick ratio

Inventory turnover

Total asset turnover

Price earnings ratio

Using the calculated ratios, analyze the financial performance of
the firm. You will do this by looking at the ratios and comparing them to
ratios from previous periods and in some cases, against their competitors. Keep
in mind that you are trying to determine how the firm is performing under each
of the listed ratios. In a memo to the chief executive officer (CEO), include
the following:

You are to calculate the ratios
for the company and analyze those ratios.

Find a
manufacturing company's annual report.


Part 1 – 
Give an overview of what is going to be discussed in the memo

Part II – Heading – Ratio Analysis Explanation –
Explain the proper way to use ratio analysis and the users of  ratio analysis

Part III – Heading - Ratio Calculation – List
the ratio, the formula,  the amount

Part  IV –
Heading - Evaluation of  the Ratios –
Evaluate the ratios, find a similar company similar  to compare your calculated ratios, discuss
what the company is doing well and how the company can improve

Part V – Heading – Other Financial Analysis –
Discuss other ways to analyze Financial statement s other than ratios and with
other ratios not listed.

Part VI – Heading – Recommendations for


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