The first part of this assignment is to construct a spreadsheet of all the ratios from Chapter 14 for a publicly-traded company you have chosen to research. You will calculate the last 3 years for your company and the previous 3 years for a primary competitor for each ratio.
The second part of the assignment is to write a research paper based on your ratio analysis. Your paper should be a minimum of 1,000 words and include an analysis of the ratios, trends, and comparisons to your competitor and the industry. The paper requires the use of at least five scholarly sources.