Please refer to the Grading Criteria for Professional Assignments on page 12 of the syllabus for specific guidelines and expectations.
Choose a major publicly traded corporation, then go to the corporate site and retrieve the information needed for this assignment. Provide information about the history of the corporation and its current product offerings. Provide a screenshot of the corporate’s latest reported income statement. Organize the income statement in an Excel file to enable you to verify the arithmetic in the income statement, and explain your verifications. Also, explain the nature of each item in the income statement. At least 5 scholarly references are required which should include the corporate’s site as the source of the data. In-text citations are required throughout the document. All submissions should be in one Word file.
You must reference your textbook when crafting your response. Document your citations throughout the text of your report; APA is the accepted format.
Your paper must include an introduction and a clear thesis, several body paragraphs, and a conclusion. Top papers demonstrate a solid understanding of the material AND critical thinking.