Briefly explain what tell you about the company Columbia

Briefly explain what tell you about the company

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30.Briefly explain what questions 28 & 29 tell you about the company? 31.Markets in which common stock is traded? 32.General impression of the Wall Street Journal? 33. Were the notes to the annual report useful? Did the notes give you any information you would not have known or found interesting? 34.Name and location of independent public accountants: 35. ON ONE PAGE, give your general impression of your company’s Annual Report. (For example: quality, scope, usefulness, format, readability, interest to you, etc.). If you had $10,000 would you invest in this company? Why or why not. Looking over Columbia's annual report was like looking under the hood of a car. At first it seemed overly- complicated and overwhelming but once the basic components of the balance sheet, statement of shareholder equity, and statement of cash flows were identified, the seemingly-endless smaller, more esoteric details in the foot notes became increasingly relevant and clear. This is a high quality report, formatted well and easy to follow. There is ample written explanation in the notes to the annual report to illuminate how the clean Consolidated statements were put together. If I had $10,000 to invest my first choice would be VFINX or another low-fee index fund. That aside, I would be reasonably comfortable putting it into Columbia due to a low debt-to-assets ratio, fair dividend, and strong operating cashflow- to capital expenditures ratio.
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