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Accounting for Decision Makers Financial Analysis Assignment




Question;Accounting;for Decision Makers;Financial;Analysis Assignment;Directions: Answer all the questions. Please submit your work in Word or PDF;formats only. You can submit an;Excel file to support calculations, but please ?cut and paste? your solutions;into the Word or PDF file. Be sure to show how you did your calculations. Also;please be sure to include your name at the top of the first page of your file.The;assignment is due by 11:59 PM on Thursday, October 16th.;Part 1;Perform;a vertical and horizontal analysis of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.?s income statements;and balance sheets as of January 31, 2014. In performing this analysis;consider any notable trends or changes that you observe that may provide useful;information concerning its financial condition. Also use as many years? worth;of statements as you feel necessary. You should write up your results in;paragraph form.;Part 2;Assess;Wal-Mart, Stores Inc. concerning liquidity, solvency, profitability, and stock;performance. as of January 31, 2014. For each area, you should calculate the;ratios we discussed in class and provide an analysis of the ratios calculated. I;include historical stock price information and outstanding common share;information below.;Fiscal Year;Ended;1/31/2014;1/31/2013;1/31/2012;1/31/2011;Adjusted Closing Price;$73.74;$67.42;$57.72;$51.33;Common Shares Outstanding (millions);3,229;3,292;3,405;3,491


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