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I need assistance in evaluating the following Companies' stock shares:

A) CF Industries Holdings, Inc.
B) Campbell Soup Company
C) Sony Corporation

1) Considering today's price of the shares of the three companies listed above, which of these three companies is the best investment for stock investors? Why? Please explain your reasoning.

2) Based on your analysis and findings on these three companies, what would you suggest to other investors? Please explain your reasoning.

In the report, please include:

-Total debt/equity ratios of all three companies (Keep in mind that the higher the debt ratio, the higher the risk)

-Profit margin, return on assets, and return on equity ratios of all three companies

-Betas of all three companies (keep in mind that the higher the beta, the higher the risk; the higher the risk, the higher the return)

-Explanation on the riskiness of all three companies in brief (e.g., the higher the beta, the higher the risk)

-Current ratio, quick ratio, and book value per share of all three companies

Please use table(s) to show all the ratios.

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-Total debt/equity ratios of all three companies (Keep in mind that the higher the debt ratio, the higher the risk)

-Profit margin, return on assets, and return on equity ratios of all three companies

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