Please submit a 3 page word document in APA format with references comparing and contrasting the company ratios (See table 1.1) to one another and the industry. Make a determination of which company is in a better financial situation as part of your conclusion. Also discuss how each company compares to the industry averages.
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I have completed the requested ratios (see table 1.1 in attachment). In addition, I have attached the appendices from which the numbers for the ratios have been obtained from. I am having trouble understanding what company is doing better than the other and how all of this relates Industry Average. From what I can gather, it appears that Urban Outfitters is doing better than American Eagle and the Industry Average. However, I am at a lost for how to word this possible discovery into three pages. I need a great deal of help to answer the questions asked above. The help is greatly appreciated.
This attachment contains the purpose and methodology used in conjuction with the financial ratios of two companies.