Financial Ratio Analysis Grading Guide
FIN/571 Version 9
Foundations of Corporate Finance
University of phoenix school of business
Individual Assignment: Financial Ratio Analysis
Purpose of Assignment
The purpose of this assignment is to help students gain a better understanding of the financial statements used for corporate financial reporting and the key ratios used to make business decisions.
Selected a Fortune 500 Company from one of the following industries:
- Computer Hardware
Reviewed the balance sheet and income statement in the company’s 2015 Annual Report.
Calculated the following ratios using Microsoft® Excel®:
- Current Ratio
- Quick Ratio
- Debt Equity Ratio
- Inventory Turnover Ratio
- Receivables Turnover Ratio
- Total Assets Turnover Ratio
- Profit Margin (Net Margin) Ratio
- Return on Assets Ratio
Analyzed in 1,050 words why each ratio is important for financial decision making.
The paper—including tables and graphs, headings, title page, and reference page—is consistent with APA formatting guidelines and meets course-level requirements.
Intellectual property is recognized with in-text citations and a reference page.
Paragraph and sentence transitions are present, logical, and maintain the flow throughout the paper.
Sentences are complete, clear, and concise.
Rules of grammar and usage are followed including spelling and punctuation.