BUS 401 (Ashford) Week 5 Final Paper -Evaluation of Corporate Performance
The Final Project will involve applying the concepts learned in class to an analysis of a company using data from its annual report. Using the concepts from this course, you will analyze the strengths and weaknesses of the company and write a report either recommending or not recommending purchase of the company stock.
Research Tip: The Mergent database in the Ashford University Library contains company profiles and financial information for publicly traded companies and their competitors. To access this database enter the Ashford Library and select Find Articles and More in the top menu panel. Next, select Databases A-Z and go to section M for Mergent. For help with using Mergent, use Mergent Online Quick Tips.
For help with reading an annual report access this HANDY GUIDE from Money Chimp.
The completed report should include:
An introduction to the company, including background information.
A complete and thorough financial statement review.
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