Financial ratios represent a way of avoiding problems involved when comparing companies of different sizes. These ratios assist in comparing and investigating the relationships between different pieces of financial information. From the text, you have read about several types of financial ratios As you write your paper, you will be in the role of an analyst who is attempting to put ratio analysis into a context which helps explain a certain aspect of this concept.
Upon completion of this research paper, you will demonstrate your ability to:
Demonstrate a fundamental understand of financial statement analysis.
Appropriately use basic ratio tools to interpret and evaluate financial statements.
Begin by choosing a topic area in ratio analysis that appeals to your desired learning objectives or career goals.
- Select one of the financial statements and relate it to at least two sources from Virtual Library to your discussion of these statements.
- Choose one of the ratios presented in the readings and apply research material to the discussion of that ratio.
- Discuss the DuPont ratio
- Discuss the topic of Benchmarking
This research paper should be 3- 5 pages in length and it should analyze an aspect of ratio analysis.
Attached are the course notes, they may have some added value.