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    Use an Excel spreadsheet to perform financial analysis on Target's most recent annual report to include liquidity, profitability ratios, asset management, debt management, and market returns. (See list of ratios below to be completed.) Use the formulas and cell links to show your work. Based on your analysis, write a 700-1,050-word report identifying the key strengths and weaknesses of the company's financial position. Include in your report recommendations on what should be included in the company's future plans in order to improve their financial performance.
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    Financial Analysis Paper

    Use an Excel spreadsheet to perform financial analysis on Target's most recent annual report to include liquidity, profitability ratios, asset management, debt management, and market returns. (See list of ratios below to be completed.) Use the formulas and cell links to show your work. Based on your analysis, write a 700-1,050-word report identifying the key strengths and weaknesses of the company's financial position. Include in your report recommendations on what should be included in the company's future plans in order to improve their financial performance.
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    RATIOS TO COMPLETE:

    Liquidity Ratios
    Current ratio
    Quick ratio

    Asset Management Ratios
    Receivables turnover
    Days' sales outstanding
    Inventory turnover
    Days' cost in inventory
    Payables turnover
    Days' payables outstanding
    Cash conversion cycle
    Net fixed asset turnover
    Total asset turnover

    Debt Management Ratios
    Debt to Equity
    Debt to Assets
    Debt to Capital
    Times interest earned

    Profitability Ratios
    Gross profit margin
    Operating profit margin
    Net profit margin
    Return on total assets
    Return on common equity
    Return on invested capital

    OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

    Target Corporation was founded in Minnesota in 1902. It is the sixth largest retailer in the United States and is ranked 27th on the 2005 Fortune 500. It sells more gift cards than any other retailer in the United States and is also the third-largest seller of music in the United States.
    (WIKIPEDIA)
    Target subcategories include SuperTarget and Target Greatland, account for approximately 80 percent of Target Corporation's revenue. For the nine ...

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