Posted: March 11th, 2021

**Ratio Analysis Project**

The project is an exercise of fundamental analysis of a firm using ratios. You are expected to * calculate* a number of ratios for a firm and

**Pick****a prominent non-financial public firm (except Walmart) from any industry. Calculate the following ratios for your chosen firm for 2018 and 2019***(if data for 2020 is available, use 2019 and 2020 data)*

**Liquidity Ratios****:**

Current Ratio

Quick Ratio

Cash Ratio

**Solvency Ratios****:**

Total Debt Ratio

Debt-equity Ratio

Times Interest Earned Ratio

**Turnover Ratios****:**

Inventory Turnover

Receivables Turnover

Total Asset Turnover

**Profitability Ratios****:**

Profit Margin

Return on Assets (ROA)

Return on Equity (ROE)

**Market values Ratios****:**

Price-earnings Ratio

Price-sales Ratio

Market-to-book Ratio

**Investigate the firm’s financial condition in 2019 (by comparing with 2018) in terms of its****Liquidity****,****Solvency****,****Turnover****,****Profitability,****and****Market Values****by****analyzing****the calculated ratios. How the firm’s performance****changed****through time? Based on your analysis, comment on the future prospect of the firm from an****investor’s****viewpoint.**

**Instructions:**

- Consistent with the university academic integrity policy, your submission MUST be your original work.
. The required financial statements (Income Statement and Balance Sheet) must be presented in excel; calculate all the ratios from those data**Show all your works/calculation in an excel file (Question 1)**__using excel formula__.. There is no page limit for the Project Report. The length of the report depends on the work needed in completing each of the components of the project.**Use a word/pdf file for the analysis part (Question 2)**- For both calculation and analysis, use extensively the content of
.**Chapter 3: Working with Financial Statements** - Use reliable web sources for financial statements such as Bloomberg, Yahoo Finance, Edgar etc.
- The grade for the project depends on the quality of work in terms of accuracy, analyses, completeness, organization, writing, and relevance.

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