1). Go to Yahoo! Finance, Mergent or other source to retrieve financial data (In

1). Go to Yahoo! Finance, Mergent or other source to retrieve
financial data (In

1). Go to Yahoo! Finance, Mergent or other source to retrieve
financial data (Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Statement of Cash
Flows) for a company of your choice to analyze.
2). Examine the ratios for your company’s Liquidity, Asset Management, Debt Management and Profitability/Returns.
3).
Calculate the Cost of Equity, using the Beta from Yahoo!, then apply
Beta to the Equity Risk Premium and add the Risk-Free Rate for the Cost
of Equity.
4). Compare your company’s Cost of Equity (from above) to its
Return on Equity (from 2 above) and determine the Spread between them.
What does this Spread tell you?
In three to five pages, summarize your company’s financial
health and comment on whether you think it is adding value through its
investments (assets) and financing choices (debt and equity). Use the
news articles you researched about your company to give specifics.
Be sure to include pdf’s of the information you retrieved (articles) and the Excel workbook used for your calculations, and the references for the assignment

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