Complete the following Workbook Template Week FourPreview the document or you may complete problems P8-2B and P8-6B from Chapter 8 and problems P9-2B and P9-7B from Chapter 9 of your text. Submit all your work to your instructor by the posted due date. Show all your work in order to earn full credit.
Discussion5 Wednesday 7/5 1)Discuss current liabilities and long-term liabilities. What are the differences between the two? Illustrate your understanding of liabilities, making sure to identify major types of current liabilities. 2)Obtain a copy of Colgate’s annual report from the Ashford Online Library or from a valid academic source found elsewhere on the Internet. Use this information to answer the following questions. If researching online, go to the Colgate company website (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. (http://www.colgate.com). Use the ratios discussed in Chapter 11 (dividend payout ratio and return on common stockholders’ equity) to evaluate Colgate’s dividend and earnings performance from a stockholder’s perspective. Your answer should illustrate understanding of dividend ratios and return on equity ratios, an analysis of financial statements.
Assigment5 Sunday 7/9
In an eight- to ten-page paper (not including the title and reference pages) research and discuss the SEC’s company filings requirements. In your paper:
Describe how investors can use the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) EDGAR database (https://www.sec.gov/edgar/searchedgar/webusers.htm) Links to an external site.to quickly research a company’s financial information filed on Forms 10-K and 10-Q. Identify the differences between the Annual Report send to shareholders and the Annual Report on Form 10-K, which must be filed with the SEC. Describe the contents of: Form 10-K SEC filings Management Discussion and Analysis Auditors’ Report Selected Financial Data Discuss how the SEC”s requirement for domestic and foreign companies using US GAAP to provide their financial statements in the XBRL format can improve financial reporting? Most publicly traded companies are examined by numerous analysts. Find analysts’ ratings about a company of your choice by visiting biz.yahoo.com/I. Provide a comparison over time and across companies in the same industry by answering the following questions: How many analysts rated the company? What percentage rated it a strong buy? What was the average rating for the week? Did the average rating improve or decline relative to the previous week? It must include at least six scholarly sources