Pick one publicly traded company (Amazon) and go their website and obtain the most recent annual income statement and balance sheet. Your paper will explain these two statements in terms of what you have learned so far this semester. Suggested topics to cover:
Total Revenue, Gross Margin and Net Income
Earnings per share
Total Assets and total equity
Percent of debt to total equity
Inventory turnover ratio
Receivables turnover ratio
Days Sales Outstanding
Method of Inventory costing and valuation
How does this company’s ratios compare to its peers?
Is this company’s performance improving, staying the same or getting worse?
Also spend some time talking about what this company does…Pick a company that you like their product or service.
Based on your analysis would you invest in this company?