Using the company APPLE and their annual reports: Prepare a comparative balance sheet, income
Using the company APPLE and their annual reports:
- Prepare a comparative balance sheet, income statement, and statement of cash flows, and perform a horizontal analysis of the companys balance sheet, income statement, and statement of cash flows for the most recent 2 years. Identify at least one significant change (increase or decrease) from one year to the next in a balance sheet account, income statement account, and statement of cash flows account.
- Identify the causes of the change in each of these accounts.
- Discuss the implications of each of these account changes, and your assessment of the company based on these changes. Do these changes reflect positively or negatively on the company, and what is your assessment of the outlook for the company?
Your initial response should be a minimum of 200 words. Students learn to assess the perspectives of several scholars. Support your response with at least one scholarly and/or credible resource, in addition to the text.