elect three publicly traded,
companies, each representing different industry. I would suggest choosing large, known firms, as it will be easier to obtain all necessary data. Also ensure that each firm you select has five years of financial statements data and at least a year of daily stock prices data available. You can obtain this data via most of the financial news websites (finance.yahoo.com, wsj.com, money.msn.com u2013 to name just a few
). Collect balance sheet and income statement data for years 2008-2012 and daily stock prices for 2012.
A. Complete ratio analysis for each firm and prepare a single table showing all ratios [TABLE 1a]. (take a look for the outlay/format of ratios we did for Kellogg
I will provide you with this example
). In [TABLE 1b] show abbreviated balance sheet and income statement information for each of the 3 companies.
B. Prepare Summary … Read More