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Financial Statement Analysis and Financial Statement Comparisons

Last month, my sister retired and cashed in her retirement plan. She has identified 3 companies where she's decided to invest her life savings as a 1/2 owner. Each of these existing companies is 1 year old and each is owned by 1 person. We've been asked to identify the "best company" of these three for her. Most important to her is WHY you prefer or recommend one company over the other. Please see the attachment.

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Last month, my sister retired and cashed in her retirement plan. She has identified 3 companies where she's decided to invest her life savings as a 1/2 owner. Each of these existing companies is 1 year old and each is owned by 1 person.

We've been asked to identify the "best company" of these three for her. Most important to her is WHY you prefer or recommend one company over the other.

No additional information regarding your sister is relevant. The focus is solely on the financials presented.
Our assignment is to analyze the financial statements, then make & support our recommendation of one of these Companies.

Company 1: Alpha Company 2: Beta Company 3: Charlie
Assets
Cash 12,640 98,640 640
Accounts Receivable 15,860 19,860 124,860
Fixed Assets (net) 100,000 100,000 100,000
Total Assets 128,500 218,500 225,500

Liabilities
Accounts payable 2,510 30,510 134,510
Notes ...

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This file contains a formatted MS Word file containing a comparision of the financial information of three companies in order to determine the "best" company.

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