Provide an executive summary which will include overview of subject matter, methods of analysis, findings and recommendations.
Use the latest annual report. The group will need to review the major sections of this report in order to be familiar with the content of each of the financial statements and appropriate footnotes.
Review the balance sheet of the company and indicate the total amount of the following:
a) Current assets
b) Non-currentassets c) Currentliabilities
d) Non-current liabilities e) Stockholder’s equity
Compare the above figures with the previous year and compute the percentage increase or decrease and comment on the comparative financial condition of the company.
Review the income statement and indicate the following:
. a) Total (operating) revenues
. b) Cost of Goods Sold (if relevant)
. c) Total expenses (before income taxes)
. d) Any non-operating (or extraordinary) gains and losses
. e) Earnings per common share
Compare the above figures with the previous year and compute the percentage increase or decrease and comment on the comparative financial operation of the company.
Review the statement of cash flows for the most recent year and
indicate the following:
. a) Net cash inflow (outflow) from operating activities
. b) Netcashinflow(outflow)fromfinancingactivities
. c) Net cash inflow (outflow) from investing activities
. d) Net increase (decrease) in cash during the year
Analyse the Cash Flow Statements for the last 2 years and comment on the cash position of the company.