Annual reports of PepsiCo and Coca-Cola: Vertical and horizontal analysis

See the attached files.

Review the annual reports for PepsiCo, Inc. and The Coca-Cola Company in Appendixes A & B, especially the Consolidated Statements of Income and the Balance Sheets on pp. A4, A6, B1, & B2 of Financial Accounting.

Write a paper in APA format with citations and references that provides a financial comparison of the two companies and your recommendations to improve the financial status of each.

Include the following:

o An introductory paragraph with a statement of the purpose of your paper and a synopsis of what readers may expect to find in the paper - It is best to write this after writing the rest of the paper.

o Vertical analyses for both companies - You may use your calculations from the Checkpoint Ratio, Vertical, and Horizontal Analyses, providing you show your work.

o Horizontal analyses for both companies - You may use your calculations from the Checkpoint Ratio, Vertical, and Horizontal Analyses, providing you show your work.

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