HW1 - for 2009 and 2010 from the company’s website 1...

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Rutgers University Department of Economics ECON393 (Financial Economics) Assignment 1 Notes 1. This assignment is due on Wednesday, September 21, 2011. 2. You may work in group, (maximum 4) and provide all the members’ names on the first page. 3. All answers should be typed and written in complete sentences. 4. Please provide your computation process and equations for each ratio analysis. 5. Use SIC/NAICS code. (You can get the information on www.naics.com) 6. Use finance.yahoo.com for industry average information and current market value in- formation. Financial Ratio Analysis Select a publicly traded company and get an actual company’s Annual Report (a.k.a.10K)
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Unformatted text preview: for 2009 and 2010 from the company’s website. 1. Compute at least three financial ratios for each category: liquidity, leverage, asset management, profitability, and Market values. Provide your interpretation for each financial ratio. 2. Conduct a Trend Analysis: Compare the financial ratios between 2009 and 2010 and evaluate the company’s performance. 3. Conduct a Du Pont Analysis for 2009 and 2010 and evaluate the firm’s performance compared to the benchmark industry ratios. 4. Evaluate the firm’s weakness and strength and provide your own reasoning of the evaluation. 1...
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This note was uploaded on 10/25/2011 for the course ECON 393 taught by Professor D during the Spring '10 term at Rutgers.

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