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Fortune 500: Financial Trends of Ford

Select a Fortune 500 company and retrieve financial data for the company for a period of 5 years.
And, answer the following:

a. Identify two or three major financial trends.

b. Calculate three key financial ratios.

c. Develop several financial recommendations.

d. Locate an article that appraises the dangers of basing business decisions solely on financial statements. Briefly summarize the article and identify a lesson learned from it that can be applied to your selected Fortune 500 company.

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Please find the attached solution. I used Ford as the company, since its highly visible and ...

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This solution provides two attached files, which answer four questions regarding the company Ford. The expert identifies two major financial trends, calculates three key financial ratios, develops several financial recommendations, and provides the student with an article that appraises the dangers of basing business decisions solely on financial statements. The article is briefly summarized.

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