ACCOUNTING DRAFT

THIS ASSIGNMENT HAS TO BE COMPLETED ON A EXCEL FILE, THE NECESSARY FILES WILL BE UPLOADED. PLEASE READ THE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY, THIS WILL BE A DRAFT.

 

This course contains a Course Project, where you will be required to submit one draft of the project at the end of Week 6, and the final completed project at the end of Week 8. Using the financial statements for Apple Inc. and Alphabet Inc., respectively, you will calculate and compare the financial ratios listed further down this document and prepare your comments about the two companies’ performances based on your ratio calculations. The entire project will be graded by the instructor at the end of the final submission in Week 8, and one grade will be assigned for the entire project.

 

Below is the link for the financial statements for Apple Inc. for the fiscal year ending 2017.

https://investor.apple.com/investor-relations/default.aspx
(Links to an external site.)

When you arrive at this website, please do the following.

First, select SEC Filings, next select Annual Filings using the drop-down arrow labeled All Filings and then select 2017, using the drop-down arrow labeled Year,

You should select the 10-K dated 11/03/2017 and choose to download in PDF, HTML, or Excel format. The PDF format is the best format for searching.

A Sample Project Template
(Links to an external site.)
is available for download. The sample project compares the ratio performance of Nike and Under Armour using the 2014 financial statements of Nike and Under Armour provided on their websites.

For the Draft:

Create an Excel spreadsheet or use the project template to show your computations for the first 10 ratios listed above. The more you can complete regarding the other requirements, the closer you will be to completion when Week 8 arrives. Supporting calculations must be shown either as a formula or as text typed into a different cell. If you plan on creating your own spreadsheet, please follow the format provided in the Nike and Under Armour template file.

Please upload your draft submission to the Week 6 Assignments page by the Sunday at the end of Week 6.

Other Helpful Information:

If you feel uncomfortable with Excel, you can find many helpful tutorials on Excel by performing a Google search.

Chapter 13 contains ratio calculations and comparison comments for two fictitious companies Chicago Cereal and Giant Mills so you will likely find this information helpful.

BigCharts.com (Links to an external site.)
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provides historical stock quotes.

APA style must be used to complete the references on your Bibliography tab. The Library contains information on APA formatting.

(Links to an external site.) is available for download. The sample project compares the ratio performance of Nike and Under Armour using the 2014 financial statements of Nike and Under Armour provided at their websites.
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Required Ratios for Final Project Submission

Earnings per Share of Common Stock
Current Ratio
Gross Profit Rate
Profit Margin
Inventory Turnover
Days in Inventory
Accounts Receivable Turnover
Average Collection Period
Asset Turnover
Return on Assets (ROA)
Debt to assets Ratio
Times Interest Earned Ratio
Dividend Yield [For the purposes of this ratio, use Yahoo Finance to look up current dividend per share and stock price; just note the date that you looked up this information.]
Return on Common Stockholders’ Equity (ROE)
Free cash flow
Price-Earnings Ratio [For the purpose of this ratio, look up the market price per share as of September 28, 2017 for Apple Inc. and for Alphabet, Inc. use December 29, 2017]

Note: The Excel files uploaded as the assignment submission should not include any unnecessary numbers or information (such as previous years’ ratios, ratios that were not specifically asked for in the project, etc.).

Please upload your final submission to the Week 8 Assignments page by the Saturday ending Week 8.

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