Course_Project_Assignment_Comparing_Oracle_and_Microsoft

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Your Course Project Financial Statement Analysis Project -- A Comparative Analysis of Oracle Corporation and Microsoft Corporation Here is the link for the financial statements for Oracle Corporation for the fiscal year ending 2007. First, select 2007 using the drop-down arrow labeled for Year on the right-hand side of the page, and then select Annual Reports using the drop-down arrow labeled Filing Type on the left-hand side of the page. You should select the 10k dated 6/29/2007 and choose to download in PDF, Word, or Excel format. http://www.oracle.com/us/corporate/investor-relations/sec/index.html Here is the link for the financial statements for Microsoft Corporation for the fiscal year ending 2007. You should select the Annual report dated 8/3/2007 and choose to download in Word or Excel format. http://www.microsoft.com/investor/SEC/default.aspx?year=2007 A sample Project template is available for download in Doc Sharing. The sample project compares the ratio performance of Tootsie Roll and Hershey using the 2007 financial statements of Tootsie Roll and Hershey provided in Appendix A and Appendix B of your textbook. Description This course contains a course project where you will be required to submit parts of the project at various stages within your course. Using the financial statements for Oracle Corporation and Microsoft Corporation, respectively, you will calculate and compare the financial ratios listed below for the fiscal year ending 2007 and prepare your comments about the liquidity, solvency and profitability of the two companies based on your ratio calculations. The project is divided into three parts with each part becoming due at a different date as shown in your syllabus. The entire project will be graded by the instructor at the end of the final submission in week 7 and one grade will be assigned for the entire project. Overall Requirements For Parts 1 and 2: Create an Excel spreadsheet to show your computations for the six ratios listed under each part. For Part 3: Create an Excel spreadsheet to show your computations for the six ratios listed under this part and also to include (copy and paste) the ratio calculations from the first two parts . 7In this part, you will calculate the last six ratios as well as comment on all of the ratios calculated so far,
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This note was uploaded on 07/24/2011 for the course FIN 504 taught by Professor Joe during the Spring '10 term at Keller Graduate School of Management.

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