Part 1: Financial Statement Analysis
Company assigned is Spark NZ
a) For the company that is assigned to you, collect data from Thomson Reuters Eikon and
perform financial analysis over the past five years statements. Specifically, you should
· Market value indicators
For the above, pick 2 items which best describe that particular subject (e.g. current and quick
ratios to represent the short-term solvency).
b) Discuss the pattern you observe from the above ratios and explain them with relevant
information (e.g. Did the company open a new product line? Have they tried to cut costs?
Did the company issue more shares?). Hint: the more comprehensive and accurate your
explanation is, the better your mark will be. Do not just describe the trends and/or
changes observed, discuss the factors driving them with appropriate referencing to your
c) Using Thomson Reuters Eikon, identify 2-3 ‘peer’ companies for your firm. These should
be firms in the same industry, ideally based in the same country. For each peer firm,
calculate the same ratios as above for the most recent financial year. Compare the values
with those for your firm, what does it tell us about your firm?
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