Week 2 Project
Wal-Mart is one of the most dynamic companies in our economy. However, the company is being challenged in the market by new competitors. For the Wal-Mart Corporation, go online and find the annual report for the most recent year available.
Based on the obtained annual report, complete the following table:
Ratio Formula Results
Operating Profit Margin After Taxes
Gross Profit Margin
Average Collection Period
Total Asset Turnover
Fixed Asset Turnover
Debt to Total Assets
Times Interest Earned
Based the information in your table and in the annual report, evaluate the status of Wal-Mart on each of these ratios.
What would you conclude based on the information above in terms of the overall condition of Wal-Mart? What recommendations would you make?
Submit your assignment in a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet.
Cite any references in APA style.
Show all your calculations.
Name your document MBA5009_W2_LastName_FirstInitial
By the due date assigned, submit the completed assignment to the Submissions Area.