Resource:Ch. 2 of Understanding Financial Statements,and Ch. 1 PowerPoint® (pp. 1-10, 1-11, and 1-13)
Searchthe Internet for the financial statements of your favorite company or your employer. You may either locate the corporate Web site for your chosen company, or you may select a company’s financial statements from the EDGAR database at http://www.sec.gov/edgar/searchedgar/webusers.htm.
Posta 200- to 300-word response that includes the following information:
Three strengths and three weaknesses in the financial statements
Trends in net profit, debt ratio as a percentage of total assets, and debt as a percentage of total equity
A review of 2- to 3-year trends and an analysis of positive and negative trends
A confirmation of whether or not the company is discussing what it intends to do to correct negative trends