Using information from the required readings and other resources for Unit 2 as a
Using information from the required readings and other resources for Unit 2 as a guide, analyze the balance sheet of a publicly traded organization.
IMPORTANT! The organization you select for Unit 2 will also be analyzed in the Units 3, 4, 6, and 8 assignments. Once you choose a company, you must continue using the same company for the Unit 3, 4, 6, and 8 assignments. To ensure you will have all the information required for your future assignments, be sure to confirm:
The organization’s name can be found on this list of publicly traded companies (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. You can search for companies by name, region, or industry.
The organization has been publicly traded for at least 10 years; this will be important in your Unit 7 assignment.
You are able to locate a copy of the organization’s current 10K annual report (which is required for your Unit 8 assignment). Type the name of the organization and “10K annual report” in any search engine to locate the information.
Access a current balance sheet for the publicly traded organization – Click here for instructions Download Click here for instructions
Write a 5 to 7-page paper (excluding the title page and references):
Analyze the financial performance of the organization based on its balance sheet information.
Identify best practices leaders can use when evaluating balance sheet information.