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Analyze the financial statements of a company AstraZeneca  Pharmaceuticals Your

research will be based on the published annual reports of the company which can be found on the company's website. Write detail report outlining the financial performance of the chosen company for the past four financial years. You must also find a suitable competitor company (preferably of similar size) to enable valid comparisons of performance to be made.



·      give the trend analysis with a commentary indicating the dynamics in the financial performance of the business over the past four financial years

·      Comment on the business from an investor's point of view in terms of movements in ratios

·      Include overall conclusions and recommendations for enhancing financial performance in future.

·      Consider the limitations of your analysis and any reservations that you may have about the analysis that you have provided.



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