Question;Review the annual reports for PepsiCo, Inc. and The Coca-ColaCompany in Appendixes A & B, especially the ConsolidatedStatements of Income and the Balance Sheets on pp. A4, A6, B1,& B2 of Financial Accounting.Construct a 1,750- to 2,050-word paper in which you provide a comprehensive analysis of thefinancial health of two companies, compare the companies, and make recommendations toimprove the financial status of each. The paper, with citations and references, must follow APAformatting guidelines.The paper will include the following:????An introductory paragraph with:o A statement of the purpose of your paper.o A synopsis of what readers can expect to find in the paper. It is best to write thisafter writing the rest of the paper.Vertical analyses for both companies. PLEASE show your work.Horizontal analyses for both companies. PLEASE show your work.Ratio analyses for both companies, including a test of:o Liquidity. You can use the Current Ratio you compute in the Checkpoint Ratio,Vertical, and Horizontal Analyses, and another ratio. Show your work.o Solvency. Use at least two ratios and show your work.o Profitability. Use at least two ratios and show your work.?An explanation of which company appears to be more financially sound:o Each company might have strengths in different areas. Be sure to distinguishthese areas, for example, one might have greater liquidity, while the other moresolvency.o Point to the data for each comparison you make.?At least three recommendations you can make, within the context of law and ethics,so each company can improve its financial health.A concluding paragraph that summarizes what you did, what you found, and whatyou recommend.?As you compare the two companies, you might find it beneficial to use a table or a spreadsheetwith columns for each company, so the reader can easily compare their ratios by looking across arow. Discuss your findings in a brief narrative, then move on to the next part of your analysisusing a similar table or a spreadsheet and an explanation.
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