Select a publicly quoted company. Obtain the annual report (10-K) of the company for the immediate past year. The Form 10-K report is accessible at http://www.sec.gov/edgar.shtml. An alternative means to obtain the report is by clicking on the SEC filings link on your selected company’s website to obtain the latest Form 10-K filings.
Write a paper under the following headings:
1. Introduction: State background information, what the company does, industry, and other basic information.
2. Financial Statements: Answer the following questions:
a. What are the financial statements presented in the report? How many disclosures are in the report?
b. What was the net income of the company? Explain the revenues and the expenses components.
c. What was the total cost of goods sold?
d. What was the total asset of the company?
e. What was the total current assets of the company?
f. What was the total liabilities of the company? What were the current liabilities?
g. What was the total equity of the company?
h. What was the total cash generated from operating, financing, and investing activities?
i. What was the total retained earnings of the company?
j. Explain the total retained earnings components of the company.
3. Recommendations: Explain your recommendations based on your research about the company’s financial statements.
4. Conclusion: Write a conclusion of your report