Select one of the publicly traded corporations listed below and obtain the most current SEC Form 10-K (annual financial report) from the company’s web site (Do not use the Annual Report that is sent to shareholders):
* THE COMPANY IS KROGER CORPORATION*
Calculate and analyze the following ratios for your selected company for the last two years from the SEC Form 10-K:
- Time Interest Earned
- Gross Profit Margin
- Equity Multiplier
Compare and contrast your company’s ratios to industry and competitor standard ratios obtained from Yahoo Finance, Morningstar, MotleyFool, Macroaxis or other Internet sources, and provide a detailed answer and analysis as to why your company’s ratios are different than the industry/competitor standard.
Prepare your analysis in a minimum of 200 words in Microsoft® Word. The use of Microsoft®Word tables is encouraged.
*I WAS TRYING TO UPLOAD KROGER’S RECENT FORM 10K, BUT IT’S NOT LETTING ME. PLEASE GOOGLE “KROGER FORM 10K” AND WILL TAKE YOU STRAIGHT TO THE DOCUMENT. THANKS*