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For more classes visit www.snaptutorial.com Final PaperFocus of the Final PaperWrite a five to seven page financial statement analysis of a public company, and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. In this analysis you will discuss the financial health of this company with the ultimate goal of making a recommendation to other investors. Your paper should consist of the following sections: introduction, company overview, horizontal analysis, ratio analysis, final recommendation, and conclusions. Here is a breakdown of the sections within the body of the assignment: Company Overview Provide a brief overview of your company (one to two paragraphs at most). What industry is it in? What are its main products or services? Who are its competitors? Horizontal Analysis of Income Statement and Balance SheetPrepare a three-year horizontal analysis of the income statement and balance sheet of your selected company. Discuss the importance and meaning of horizontal analysis. Discuss both the positive and negative trends presented in your company. Ratio AnalysisCalculate the current ratio, quick ratio, cash to current liabilities ratio, over a two year period. Discuss and interpret the ratios that you calculated. Discuss potential liquidity issues based on your calculations of the current and quick ratios. Are there any factors that could be erroneously influencing the results of the ratios? Discuss liquidity issues of competitive companies within the same industry. RecommendationBased on your analysis would you recommend an individual invest in this company? What strengths do you see? What risks do you see? It is perfectly acceptable to state that you would recommend avoiding this company as long as you provide support for your position. Writing the Final Paper1. Must be five to seven double-spaced pages in length, and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.2. Must include a title page with the following:a. Title of paperb. Student’s namec. Course name and numberd. Instructor’s namee. Date submitted3. Must begin with an introductory paragraph that has a succinct thesis statement.4. Must address the topic of the paper with critical thought.5. Must end with a conclusion that reaffirms your thesis.6. Must document all sources in APA style, as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.7. Must include a separate reference page, formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.Carefully review the Grading Rubric for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.

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Acc 205 courses snaptutorial

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  • ACC 205 Week 1 DQ 1 Accounting Equation

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  • As you have learned in this week’s readings the Accounting Equation is + Owners’ Equity.  Is the accounting equation true in all instances?  Provide sample transactions from your own experiences to demonstrate the validity of the Accounting Equation.  


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ACC 205 Courses

  • ACC 205 Week 1 DQ 2 Accounts

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  • What does the term “account” mean?  What are the different classifications of accounts?  How do the rules for Debits and Credits impact accounts?  Please provide an example of how debits and credits impact accounts.Guided Response: Analyze several of your peers’ postings.  Let at least two of your peers know if this knowledge could be used in their everyday lives.  Is so, how?  If not, why not?


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  • ACC 205 Week 1 Exercise Assignment Basic Accounting Equations

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  • 1) Basic concepts. Jean's Marine Supply specializes in the sale of boating equipment and acces­sories. Identify the items that follow as an asset (A), liability (L), revenue (R), or expense (E) from the firm's viewpoint.           

  •  The inventory of boating supplies owned by the company. (A)

  •  Monthly rental charges paid for store space. (L)

  •  A loan owed to Citizens Bank. (L)


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  • ACC 205 Week 1 Journal Balance Sheet Journal

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  • The Balance Sheet is a financial snap shot of a company at  a particular point in time.  The Balance Sheet lists the assets, liabilities, and equity of the company.  Reflect on your personal financial situation, can you apply the concepts of the Balance Sheet?  What did you learn from this reflection?Carefully review the Grading Rubric for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your journal entry.


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  • ACC 205 Week 2 DQ 1 Accounting Cycle

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  • Financial statements are a product of the accounting cycle.  Think about two different companies, one a manufacturing company, the other a retail company.  Why would different companies have different accounting cycles?  Would you expect the steps of the accounting cycle to be the same for each company?  Why or why not?


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  • ACC 205 Week 2 DQ 2 Bank Reconciliation

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  • What is the purpose of a bank reconciliation?  What are the reasons there are differences between the cash reported in the accounting records and the cash balance in the bank statements?Analyze several of your peers’ postings.  Let at least two of your peers know what happens to the discrepancies between the book balance and the bank balance. 


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  • ACC 205 Week 2 Exercise Assignment Revenue and Expenses

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  • 1. Recognition of concepts. Ron Carroll operates a small company that books entertainers for theaters, parties, conventions, and so forth. The company’s fiscal year ends on June 30. Consider the following items and classify each as either (1) prepaid expense, (2) unearned revenue, (3) accrued expense, (4) accrued revenue, or (5) none of the foregoing.


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  • ACC 205 Week 2 Journal Income Statement Journal

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  • The Income Statement measures the income and expenses of a company over a specific period of time.  Reflecting on your personal financial statement for the past month, can you apply the principles of the Income Statement?  What did you learn from this experience?


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  • ACC 205 Week 3 DQ 1 LIFO vs. FIFO

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  • The controller of Sagehen Enterprises believes that the company should switch from the LIFO method to the FIFO method.  The controller’s bonus is based on the next income.  It is the controller’s belief that the switch in inventory methods would increase the net income of the company. 


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  • ACC 205 Week 3 DQ 2 Depreciation

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  • There is a variety of depreciation methods used to allocate the cost of an asset to all of the accounting periods benefited by the use of the asset.  Your client has just purchased a piece of equipment for $100,000.  Explain the concept of depreciation.  Which of the following depreciation methods would you recommend: straight-line depreciation, double declining balance method, or an alternative method?  


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  • ACC 205 Week 3 Exercise Assignment Inventory

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  • 1. Specific identification method. Boston Galleries uses the specific identification method for inventory valuation. Inventory information for several oil paintings follows.

  •                                         Painting

  •                      Cost

  • 1/2 Beginning inventory

  • Woods

  • $11,000

  • 4/19 Purchase

  • Sunset

  • 21,800


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  • ACC 205 Week 3 Journal Inventory Journal

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  • Reflect for a moment on the LIFO (Last in First Out) and FIFO (First in First Out) inventory methods. If you were starting a small manufacturing company, what inventory method do you believe would provide the most accurate financial statements? Why do you believe this is the case?


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  • ACC 205 Week 4 DQ 1 Current Liability

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  • What is a current liability?  From a user of financial statements perspective why do you believe current liabilities are separated from long-term liabilities?  Based on your current experience and any additional research you may have done provide two examples of situations where businesses collect monies from customers and employees and reports these amounts as a current liability.


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  • ACC 205 Week 4 DQ 2 Client Recommendations

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  • A client comes to you thinking about starting a consulting business.  Specifically your client is interested in what type of entity should be created for this new business.  Based on your readings or any additional research you may have done, discuss the advantages and disadvantages of the following: sole proprietorship, partnership, and corporation.  Based on these advantages and disadvantages provide a clear recommendation to your client.  


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  • ACC 205 Week 4 Exercise Assignment Liability

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  • Partner investments; journal entries. The LP partnership was formed on January 1, 19X7, by investments from Bill Levy and Marv Parcells. Levy contributed $30,000 cash and $80,000 of land. Parcells contributed cash of $50,000 and equipment with a value of $20,000.

  • a.    Prepare the journal entries needed to record the investments of Levy and Parcells.


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  • ACC 205 Week 4 Journal Future Obligations Journal

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  • The current liability section of the balance sheet lists the liabilities that are due within the next 12 months.  Reflecting on your current financial situation, apply the concept of current liabilities.  What does this analysis tell you about your future obligations?  What did you learn from this experience?Carefully review the Grading Rubric for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your journal entry.


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  • ACC 205 Week 5 DQ 1

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  • ACC 205 Week 5 DQ 1


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  • ACC 205 Week 5 DQ 2

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  • ACC 205 Week 5 DQ 2


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  • ACC 205 Week 5 Exercise Assignment Financial Ratios

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  • 1.      Liquidity ratios. Edison, Stagg, and Thornton have the following financial information at the close of business on July 10:

  • Edison

  • Stagg

  • Thornton

  • Cash

  • $4,000

  • $2,500

  • $1,000 


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  • ACC 205 Week 5 Final Paper Paper

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  • Write a five to seven page financial statement analysis of a public company, and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.   In this analysis you will discuss the financial health of this company with the ultimate goal of making a recommendation to other investors.   Your paper should consist of the following sections: introduction, company overview, horizontal analysis, ratio analysis, final recommendation, and conclusions.  


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  • ACC 205 Week 5 Journal Most Important Ratio Journal

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  • Reflect for a moment on the ratios (working capital, current ratio, quick ratio, debt to asset, debt to equity, times interest earned, gross margin and net margin) presented this week.  If you were considering investing in a company what ratio would be the most important to you?  Formulate and argument to defend your position.


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