THIS PAPER MUST BE PROPERLY WRITTEN WITH PROPER DATABASE, PROPER CHARTS, PROPER GRAMMER WRITING AND PRONUNCIATIONS….YOU MUST PROVIDE PROPER SCHOLARLY ARTICLES FOR THIS PAPER….THEY MUST BE PROPERLY CITED IN APA FORM THROUGHOUT THE PAPER AND WITH AN REFERENCE PAGE ALSO….
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Select a company and access the last three years’ annual reports.
Next, select a company that is a direct competitor and download the previous three years’ annual reports.
Tip: For help with reading an annual report access this handy guide from Moneychimp (http://www.moneychimp.com/articles/financials/fundamentals.htm)
Using the annual reports of both companies, complete the following in a three- double spaced paper, excluding title and reference page(s):
ANSWER ALL QUESTIONS BELOW THOROUGHLY….
1. For each company, report the amount of capital spending for the past three years.
2. Quantitatively determine whether the amount of capital spending has been consistent or if it has fluctuated. Be sure to provide the calculations used to determine your answer.
3. Describe the capital expenditures of each firm and the factors that impacted the companies’ debt capacities and capital structures.
4. Next, compare the level of capital spending across the two firms.
5. Point out how the spending was similar and/or different and speculate why the similarities or differences might exist.
You must use FOUR SCHOLARLY SOURCES. Support your comparison with evidence from the text, external sources, and articles/reports.