Samsung report

read the instructions carefully, I attached apple and Samsung report below. I also include a sample of how my excel template should be. Also for the word, please include the heading topic for each bullet listed below. Thanks

The activity requires students to perform research and analysis on competing companies and the potential implications of international standards. This real-world analysis is key to understanding how a company’s profitability, liquidity, and solvency can be useful for all users. Students also learn to analyze financial statements and use managerial tools to make decisions from an investor’s and creditor’s standpoint.

Assignment Steps

Resources: Apple, Inc. and Samsung, Inc. Annual Reports provided (see links at right).

Review the two companies Annual Reports.

Prepare an analysis in Excel that consists of the following:

Compute for 2016 and 2015 the:

  • Profit margin.
  • Asset turnover.
  • Return on assets.
  • Return on common stockholders’ equity.
  • Earnings per share.

Write a detailed analysis in Word that consisting of the following

  • Evaluate the financial state of each company. How do they compare?
  • How would you evaluate each company’s profitability?
  • Research and discuss global implications for the companies selected. How might changing global factors affect these businesses and their financials? (Stephanie)
  • Companies such as Apple and Samsung often encounter ethical problems that affect their business. Apple, Inc. has been in the news in recent years regarding it’s treatment of overseas workers. Samsung has been in the news in recent years over it’s exploding phone batteries. Discuss these ethical situations and what impact they may or may not have on the financial statements. What should companies do to protect themselves and their financial position in these situations?

Your paper should include at least 3 credible references

Format the written portion of your assignment consistent with APA guidelines.

sample of what my excel information should include below:

(4) Return on common stockholders’ equity.
2016 2015 2016 2015
Common Stockholders’ equity, beginning year Value Value Value Value
Common Stockholders’ equity, ending year Value Value Value Value
Average Stockholders’ equity #VALUE! #VALUE! #VALUE! #VALUE!
2016 2015 2016 2015
Net income – Pfd. Dividends Value Value Value Value
Average Stockholders’ equity #VALUE! #VALUE! #VALUE! #VALUE!
Return on common stockholders’ equity #VALUE! #VALUE! #VALUE! #VALUE!
(5) Earnings per share.
2016 2015 2016 2015
Common shares outstanding, beginning year Value Value Value Value
Common shares outstanding, ending year Value Value Value Value
Weighted-Average common shares outstanding #VALUE! #VALUE! #VALUE! #VALUE!
2016 2015 2016 2015
Net income – Pfd. Dividends Value Value Value Value
Weighted-Average common shares outstanding #VALUE! #VALUE! #VALUE! #VALUE!
Earnings per share #VALUE! #VALUE! #VALUE! #VALUE!

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