Need a very simple analysis done on AAPL and MSFT.
1. Go to each annual report ([url removed, login to view]) and get the following data on AAPL and MSFT
a. Balance Sheet
b. Income Statement
c. Statement of Changes in Owners Equity
d. Statement of Cash flows
e. Management Discussion & Analysis
f. Independent Auditor's Report
g. Mission Statement
2. Complete following ratio analysis for both companies
a. Debt to Assets
b. Debt to Equity
c. Return on Equity
d. Profit Margin
e. Return on Assets
f. Working Capital Ratio
g. Current Ratio
3. Explain :
a. meaning of each ratio
b. compare ratios between AAPL and MSFT
c. give a reason why each ratio may be different (if they are very different)
4. Complete common size balance sheet and income statement for AAPL and MSFT
5. Put this information together in a report form in following order:
a. Summary of findings. What is a better investment and why. Use the ratio analysis, common size financial statements and MD&A info to justify decision on best investment.
b. chart with the financial ratios (include formulas for each ratio)
c. Explanation of each ratio. 1) what each ratio means 2) how the two companies differ 3) explain the difference (3 sentences per ratio)
d. one-half page summary of the highlights of MD&A section and summarize major events in company's future
e. common size balance sheet and income statements. note any differences between the companies.
In a separate final section (to be used as a reference for the analysis portion) for each company :
1. mission statement of company
2. income statement
3. statement of changes in owner equity
4. balance sheet
5. statement of cash flows
6. auditors report (statement by auditor)
7. first page (only first) of the MD&A section
THIS REPORT should not require a lot of writing. Put the data in Word document. Please provide any supporting excel document also. It requires decent accounting skills and some time/effort, but not a long written analysis. Just very basic analysis of the ratios. Needs to be done by 5/31. Thanks.
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