Assignment 1: Discussion
By the due date assigned, respond to the following in the Discussion Area below:
Managers use a variety of tools to analyze a company’s financial position. Horizontal, vertical, and ratio analyses are three important tools.
- Describe how each contributes to the analysis process.
- Discuss both the mechanics of the method as well as the information gleaned.
- Please give an example of how each method might be used to make a business decision.
- Be sure to discuss what the company’s information should be compared against to determine the financial health of the company.
Be sure to cite any sources using APA style. You may use this APA Citation Helper as a guide.
Through the end of the module, provide substantive responses to at least two other students’ initial posts. Be sure to post to the Discussion Area on two different days to meet your weekly attendance requirement.
Assignment 1 Grading CriteriaMaximum PointsInitial Response20Discussion Participation20Writing Craftsmanship and Ethical Scholarship10Total:50