Writing Assignment 19554149

 
   

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Select a company to research. Pick a company that you admire or that interests you. You could also select a company that you’d like to work for in the future. (the company i chose is Macy’s) You may want to select a publicly-traded company, as you will have access to more information. Go to the company’s website and find the Investor Relations page. Locate the annual report and download it for future reference. Write a summary of the annual report that addresses the following: Liquidity Current Position Analysis. Calculate the company’s working capital, current ratio, and quick ratio. Provide a brief (2-3 sentences) analysis of the data. Accounts Receivable Analysis. Calculate the company’s accounts receivable turnover and number of days’ sales in receivables. Provide a brief (2-3 sentences) analysis of the data. Inventory Analysis. Calculate the company’s inventory turnover and number of days’ sales in inventory. Provide a brief (2-3 sentences) analysis of the data. In no more than 2 paragraphs, write a synopsis of company’s liquidity. Profitability Calculate each of the following and provide a brief (2-3 sentences) analysis of the data: Asset turnover Return on total assets Return on stockholders’ equity Earnings per share on common stock Price-earnings ratio Dividends per share Dividend yield In no more than 2 paragraphs, write a brief synopsis of the company’s profitability. Solvency Calculate the following ratios: Ratio of fixed assets to long-term liabilities Ratio of liabilities to stockholders’ equity Times interest earned In no more than 2 paragraphs, write a brief synopsis of the company’s solvency. In no more than 2 paragraphs, write a conclusion that compares your initial perceptions of the company to what you now think since you’ve conducted your analysis.

Requirements: APA format, including in-text citations, cover page, and reference page 12 point font, double space