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Financial Statement Analysis Paper (BCO312)
ASSIGNMENT FOR THE MID-TERM:
Follow three NYSE-listed public firms in the same industry. Analyze each company’s most recent financial statements, focusing on the balance sheets, and respond to the following questions:
i. How was each business funded (debt vs. equity)? ii. Determine the debt-to-equity ratio for each company.
iii. Compare the D/E ratios of the three firms and explain if you believe each company’s D/E ratio is the best, or whether it could be improved, and how.
iii. Describe the benefits and hazards that each company may face as a result of its D/E ratio. v. Finally, take a look at each company’s current stock price. Following the completion of the analysis and taking into account the current stock price,
Would you invest in each company based on its price? Please explain why.
The deadline for submissions is Sunday, June 20th, 2021 at 23:59 CET – via Moodle (Turnitin).
This topic accounts for 40% of your overall grade.
The Assignment is a one-time task that must be presented in a word document format. You can include visuals or calculations as an appendix if necessary. There are 3,000 words in this story. The overall wordcount excludes the cover, table of contents, references, and appendix. Arial 11 points font Justified text alignment The bibliography and in-text references must follow Harvard’s citation style.
Excellent 90-100 Excellent (80-89) 70-79 FAIR 60-69 % of the time, you’ll get a marginal fail. Expertise &
Acknowledgement (30 percent )
Student exhibits great comprehension of important ideas and makes proper use of vocabulary.
Student exhibits a thorough comprehension of the task by mentioning some key concepts and employing the appropriate words.
The student comprehends the task and gives some theory and/or vocabulary.
Student comprehends the objective and makes an attempt to answer the question, but fails to address crucial concepts or employs just the most basic vocabulary.
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The majority of the knowledge gained in class is applied by the student.
The student applies some of the information learned in class to a real-world situation. It’s possible that there’s a misunderstanding.
The student implements only a small amount of what he or she has learned in class. There are obvious misunderstandings.
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The student critically evaluates in a superior manner, drawing excellent conclusions from relevant writers.
In a good method, the student critically evaluates, taking conclusions from relevant authors and references.
While the student offers some insights, he or she remains on the surface of the subject. References may or may not be applicable.
Student provides few or no critical thinking ideas, fails to quote appropriate authors, and fails to give credible references.
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The student expresses his or her thoughts in a clear and concise manner, paying attention to word count, grammar, and spellcheck.
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The student expresses his or her thoughts in a muddled and unconcise manner. Excessive wordcount is not reached or exceeded, and misspelling problems are visible.