Assignment 2: Discussion—Financial Analysis
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By the due date assigned, respond to the following in the Discussion Area below:
You have conducted a significant amount of research about how to analyze the financial health of a company. Now you are going to put all of your research and discussion into practice. Choose three ratios from each category (liquidity, solvency, and profitability). Calculate the financial ratios for each of your companies. Describe what the results of your calculations reveal about each of your three companies when compared with one another. Answer the following questions with clear explanations as to how you arrived at the answers:
- Which company is more liquid?
- Which company has the strongest net income?
- Which company has the strongest solvency?
- Which company is most profitable?
- Which company would be the most solid financial investment? Why?
Be sure to cite any sources using APA style. You may use this APA Citation Helper as a guide.
Through the end of the module, provide substantive responses to at least two other students’ initial posts, as well as any posts to you by your instructor. Be sure to post to the Discussion Area on two different days to meet your weekly attendance requirement.
Assignment 2 Grading CriteriaMaximum PointsInitial Response20Discussion Participation20Writing Craftsmanship and Ethical Scholarship10Total:50