2. Week 5 Written
Write a three page research paper in which you analyze Walmart's financial statements using the most current annual report found here:( http://stock.walmart.com/investors/financial-information/annual-reports-and-proxies/default.aspx ) In your paper, be sure to answer the following questions:
- What does the income statement reveal about managements decisions?
- Who was the statement of retained earnings affected by the income statement and dividends?
- What does the balance sheet indicate about the firm's liquidity and leverage?
- What analyses can you perform using both the income statement and the balance sheet?
- Your paper should be at least 3 pages in length.
- Be sure to include an introductory paragraph at the beginning and a concluding paragraph at the end.
- Because your paper is required to be more than one
page in length, you should use subject headings to label your paper as appropriate.
- Keep in mind that this is a research paper; and, as such, should be informed by your research articles.
- Be sure to include APA citations to support your assertions and to inform your paper. You will need to include a reference page with this paper.