Course Name:

Accounting in Organization & Society

University:

RMIT

ACCT2105

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8 - 12 minute video

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You are required to create an 8 - 12 minute video presentation summarising your findings on both questions 1 and 2 from the Individual assignment Part B. Take note that you will lose 10 marks if you just read your slides or your notes. Please use powerpoint slides and make sure your face is also visible in the video, otherwise your submission will not be accepted.

You are required to complete the following 2 questions:

Question 1

Your instructor will assign you one of the companies RAD, CVS and WBA provided  in the Excel file which can be accessed through this link. These companies operate in the same industry, which is pharmacy and retail, selling prescription drugs and inexpensive consumer products. Using the company information provided,  analyse the performance of your given company from 2015 through 2019:

  • Analyse the liquidity of the company by identifying and explaining two (2) significant ratios and one (1) other financial information highlighting the company’s ability to cover its short term obligations. Provide a clear explanation of your choices of ratios and other financial information

  • Analyse the  market performance of the company by identifying (or calculating) and explaining at  least one (1) significant ratio and two (2) other financial information showing an insight into how the market values the organisation. Provide a clear explanation of your choices of ratios and other financial information

  • Analyse the efficiency of the company by identifying and explaining two (2) significant ratios and one (1) other financial information highlighting the company’s ability to manage its assets and liabilities. Provide a clear explanation of your choices of ratios and other financial information

    Question 2

Using all three companies provided to you: RAD, CVS and WBA, compare the performance of the three companies. In your analysis, you should explain which company you would prefer doing business with from the perspective of the following:

  • A long term lender.