Obtain 3 consecutive years of income statements and balance sheets from Coca Cola.
Calculate the following ratios for 3 years: Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, Profit Margin After Taxes, Current Ratio, Acid Test or Quick Ratio, Average Collection Period (or Days Sales Outstanding), Debt Ratio and Return on Assets. Interpret those results against historical data and industry benchmarks.
Place the three years of income statements and balance sheets in a table in the back of your paper. Also create a table showing the 3 years of ratios and place it in the back of your paper.
Write a summary of your analysis. Make sure to discuss your conclusions on each of the seven ratios listed above. You may use trends and, if available, industry averages.
Calculation of ratios for Coca Cola for 3 years and analysis