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Name of Corporation: ____________________________________ Year-end date: ____________________________________ Exchange where common stock is traded: ____________________________________ Most recent price of common stock (*): ____________________________________ Latest annual dividend on common stock: ____________________________________ Why did you choose this particular Company? (*) – See Wall Street Journal or a on-line portal (example: GOOGLE / YAHOO) highlight the stock quote, and attach page. 1} Read the business summaries and management’s discussion and analysis. Summarize the remarks (e.g. poor operating results / reasons, expansions / sale of divisions). 2} What kind of products and / or services does the corporation provide? 3} Which certified public accounting firm examined the financial statements? Did the auditor’s report indicate any problems or was the report “unqualified”? 4} There are a number of ratios and computations listed on the following two pages. Which ratios or computations would be most important to? Stockholders and prospective investors: _____________________________ Creditors and prospective creditors: ______________________________ Management and the Board of Directors ______________________________ For each of the three groups state why: COMPUTE THE TEN ITEMS INDICATED BELOW. WHERE DATA IS INSUFFICIENT INDICATED WHAT IS LACKING. SHOW ALL CALCULATIONS AND FORMULA USED. ALL CALCULATIONS SHOULD BE ROUNDED TO THE MOST SIGNIFICANT DIGITS. 1} Working Capital 2) Current Ratio 3} Quick Ratio 4} Gross Profit (Margin) Ratio 5} Profit Margin Ratio 6} Return on Equity 7} Earnings Per Share 8} Debt To Equity Ratio 9} Dividend Yield 10} Price / Earnings Ratio (use current price) ATTACHMENT PREVIEW Download attachment accounting project.doc BROOKLYN COLLEGE CUNY School of Business Department of Accounting Accounting 2001 – Introduction to Financial Accounting Assignment – Examination of Corporate Annual Report After selecting your annual report answer the following questions. Attach additional pages as necessary. Your Name ____________________________________ Date ______________ print ____________________________________ signature Name of Corporation: ____________________________________ Year-end date: ____________________________________ Exchange where common stock is traded: ____________________________________ Most recent price of common stock (*): ____________________________________ Latest annual dividend on common stock: ____________________________________ Why did you choose this particular Company? (*) – See Wall Street Journal or a on-line portal (example: GOOGLE / YAHOO) highlight the stock quote, and attach page. Page 1 of 4 1} Read the business summaries and management’s discussion and analysis. Summarize the remarks (e.g. poor operating results / reasons, expansions / sale of divisions). 2} What kind of products and / or services does the corporation provide? 3} Which certified public accounting firm examined the financial statements? Did the auditor’s report indicate any problems or was the report “unqualified”? 4} There are a number of ratios and computations listed on the following two pages. Which ratios or computations would be most important to? Stockholders and prospective investors: _____________________________ Creditors and prospective creditors: ______________________________ Management and the Board of Directors ______________________________ For each of the three groups state why: Page 2 of 4 COMPUTE THE TEN ITEMS INDICATED BELOW. WHERE DATA IS INSUFFICIENT INDICATED WHAT IS LACKING. SHOW ALL CALCULATIONS AND FORMULA USED. ALL CALCULATIONS SHOULD BE ROUNDED TO THE MOST SIGNIFICANT DIGITS. 1} Working Capital 2) Current Ratio 3} Quick Ratio 4} Gross Profit (Margin) Ratio 5} Profit Margin Ratio Page 3 of 4 6} Return on Equity 7} Earnings Per Sha…

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