Each student will choose a different publicly-traded company of interest and find the most recent annual report for that company (2021 Annual report for Inditex couldn’t be attached as the file was too large). Link below: https://www.inditex.com/documents/10279/682269/Inditex+Annual+Report+2021.pdf/4720f528-68f4-1726-2f36-06516d3b7697
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Each student prepares a 5-page paper with the following sections
2. Presentation of common size statements (vertical analysis) for ONLY Inditex company and a brief discussion. Further explanation/example (Links to an external site.) https://www.investopedia.com/terms/v/vertical_analysis.asp
3. Presentation of horizontal analysis for ONLY Inditex company and a brief discussion. Further explanation/example (Links to an external site.) https://www.investopedia.com/terms/h/horizontalanalysis.asp
4. Calculation and discussion of the following ratios, utilizing information on industry averages (available at Ready Ratios Industry Averages (Links to an external site.) https://www.readyratios.com/sec/industry/A/
Please explain how the nature of the company might be the reason for differences in ratios vs established industry averages if applicable.
Ratios to be calculated:
2. P/E ratio
3. Dividend-yield ratio
4. Dividend-payout ratio