Question;BUS401 Principles of Finance final paper;Evaluation of Corporate Performance;The Final Project will involve applying the concepts learned in class;to an analysis of a company using data from its annual report. Using the;concepts from this course, you will analyze the strengths and;weaknesses of the company and write a report either recommending or not;recommending purchase of the company stock. Research;Tip: The ?Mergent? database in the Ashford University Library contains;company profiles and financial information for publicly traded companies;and their competitors. To access this database enter the Ashford;Library and select ?Find Articles and More? in the top menu panel. Next;select ?Databases A-Z? and go to section ?M? for ?Mergent?. For help;with using Mergent, use Mergent Online Quick Tips. For help with reading an annual report access this handy guide from Money Chimp. The completed report should include;An introduction to the company, including background information.A complete and thorough financial statement review.Pro;Forma financial statements (Balance Sheet and Income Statement) for the;next fiscal year, assuming a 10 percent growth rate in sales and Cost;of Goods Sold (COGS) for the next year.Complete ratio analysis for the last fiscal year using at least two ratios from each of the following categories:LiquidityFinancial leverageAsset managementProfitabilityMarket valueA calculation of Return on Equity (ROE) using the DuPont system.Assessment of management performance by calculating Economic Value Added (EVA).A;synopsis of your findings, including your recommendations and rationale;for whether or not to purchase stock from this company.;This report should be eight to ten pages long (excluding title page and;reference pages) using APA 6th edition formatting guidelines. Support;your findings and recommendations with evidence from at least five;scholarly resources, such as the textbook, industry reports, and;articles from the Ashford University library.
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