Any equity research report will typically include a ratio analysis of the financial performance of the company. For this assignment, you will use the Mergent database available in the university library to retrieve 3 years of financial ratios for the publicly traded company you chose for this class. In addition, you will download and format the financial ratios using Excel. You will save that Excel sheet as a PDF as Appendix C
Construct Appendix C:
Using Mergent, https://go.openathens.net/redirector/ashford.edu?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.mergentonline.com%2F database in the university library, and following the instructions in the BUS401 | Retrieving a Company’s Ratios Using Mergent https://ashford.mediaspace.kaltura.com/media/BUS401+%7C+Retrieving+a+Company%E2%80%99s+Ratios+Using+Mergent/1_snhk6rez video from above complete the following:
- Find your company (APPLE INC. (AAPL) within the Mergent database.
- Download your company’s financial ratios for the last 3 years as an Excel document.
- Format the Excel spreadsheet according to the video instructions.
- Save the 3 years of financial ratios as a PDF. Title this PDF file “Appendix C”
- The Company Ratios: Appendix C must contain your company’s financial ratios for the last 3 years.