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Financial Statement Analysis: Intel Annual Report

1. The 2010 Intel Annual Report can be found at the following website: www.pearsonhighered.com/fraser.
a. Using the consolidated statements of operations, analyze the profitability of Intel by preparing a common-size income statement and by calculating any other ratios deemed necessary for the past three years. Be sure to calculate sales growth and operating expense growth for each two-year period presented.
b. Using the consolidated statements of stockholders' equity for Intel, explain the key reasons for the changes in the common stock, accumulated other comprehensive income, and retained earnings accounts. Evaluate these changes.
c. Prepare a summary analysis of the Statements of Cash Flows for all three years.
d. Analyze the Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows for Intel for 2010, 2009, and 2008.

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a. Using the consolidated statements of operations, analyze the profitability of Intel by preparing a common-size income statement and by calculating any other ratios deemed necessary for the past three years. Be sure to calculate sales growth and operating expense growth for each two-year period presented.

From 2008 to 2010, Intel has gotten strong but it has not been a "straight line" in profit growth. While 2010 is the best year of the three, 2009 was a slight dip from 2008 ...

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Your tutorial presents a classic ratio analysis for three years, a common-sized income statement for 2008, 2009, 2010 for Intel and snapshots of the financial statements so you can see where the amounts come from for 2009 and 2010. Brief commentary discusses the key elements in the statements.

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