|Due By (Pacific Time)
||11/20/2016 05:00 pm
Research and analyze the following information for Alaska Air Group.
--Annual Balance Sheets for THE COMPANY for the last three years.
--The Income Statements for THE COMPANY the last three years.
-- Annual reports, 10K or 10Q------
--Industry norms -----------
---Analysts’ reports on performance
-- Management reports or press releases
All of the above information can be found in the Sec 10 k report it shows 3 year compariosons in the report found in the link below
Using this information the students have to develop evaluation of the financial performance for Alaska Air Group Inc.
-2—Select of most significant financial performance results for the company: Compare Revenue, net income, working capital, total assets for the last three years and other results of your choice of the company against the industry or main competitor. Present the table with this information in your report. Write 1pg of the analysis of these financial performance results. (15% of the project grade)
-3—Find financial ratios for the company and its major competitor in the Internet. Write 2 pages of analysis of the ratio results you received. (15% of the project grade). Compare the ratio results against the industry or main competitor.
-4- Evaluate Return on Equity for the company for the last three years using the DuPont analysis. (10% of the project grade). Compare the company’s results to a major competitor.
Taking the information from the Income statements and the Balance sheets, calculate the company’s return on equity using the DuPont technique for the company for three years. Show your calculation!
Write about 1 page of analysis of the results that you received. Compare the results to main competitor. If the management of the company would like to improve their return on equity, what should the management of these companies do?
-5- Evaluate other areas of financial analysis: capital spending, stock growth, Beta values, credit rating service valuations (if possible), bond rating valuations (if possible), etc. Make an overall conclusion about financial performance of the company during the last years. Compare the results that you received against the industry or main competitor. Summarize the results that you received in 1 page. What are the firm’s financial strengths and weaknesses? (10% of the project grade)
-6- Collect and evaluate the data about stock performance of the assigned company's for the last one year. Compare the results that you received against the industry or main competitor.
Write about 1-2 pages of analysis of the ratio results you received. (20% of the project grade).
-7- Develop a specific recommendation, with supporting rationale, as to whether or not the assigned company's recent trend in financial and stock performance is of sufficient financial strength to warrant entering into a long-term commitment (about 1 page) (15% of the project grade)