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    Please help me figure out how to match each of the attached 5 balance sheets to the following industries:

    Electric utility
    Japanese trading company
    Aerospace manufacturer
    Automobile manufacturer
    Supermarket chain

    Please tell me what numbers to look for, and why, to determine the industry. I know it's subjective, but this is just for me to get a general understanding of the differences between the industries and how they are reflected on the balance sheets. Thank you.

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    Electric utility
    Japanese trading company
    Aerospace manufacturer
    Automobile manufacturer
    Supermarket chain

    Please tell me what numbers to look for, and why, to determine the industry. I know it's subjective, but this is just for me to get a general understanding of the differences between the industries and how they are reflected on the balance sheets. Thank you.

    First, I will look at the inventory turnover. As Aerospace is not something that people can afford to buy, only large government organization will deal with the ...

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    This solution is comprised of a detailed explanation to figure out how to match each of the attached 5 balance sheets to the following industries:

    Electric utility
    Japanese trading company
    Aerospace manufacturer
    Automobile manufacturer
    Supermarket chain

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