Recent Question/Assignment

• Perform a FINANCIAL ANALYSIS of WMT vs. TGT:
Create side-by-side LINE CHARTS with CAGRs for WMT vs. TGT for fiscal years 2007-2014 in SALES, STOCK PRICE, NET PROFITS (Appendix 1)
Create tables showing side-by-side comparisons of figures for WMT vs. TGT for fiscal years 2007-2014 in: (Appendix 2)
Profitability, including ROE, ROA, and NET & GROSS MARGINS
Activity, including TOTAL ASSET TURNOVER & INVENTORY TURNOVER
Liquidity, CURRENT RATIO
Leverage, DEBT-TO-EQUITY
Compare the equity spread (value creation) for WMT vs. TGT at the end of fiscal year 2014, using Betas of WMT=.76 vs. TGT=.91 (Appendix 3)