ACC 303 WK 8 Assignment 1 – Business Financial Metrics
Events in the world of corporate finance during the past three (3) years have shown the importance of
transparent and accurate financial reporting by businesses. There are numerous methods for evaluating
the financial well-being of a business. In this paper, we will review and evaluate the financial analysis
tools available to business manager, investors, and government regulators.
Write a five to six (5-6) page paper in which you:
1. Compare and analyze the financial metrics and ratios used to evaluate the balance sheet and
income statement information.
2. Describe how these metrics are used by business managers, markets and investors, and
3. Identify the metric you think is the most important to managers, markets, and investors. Justify
4. Use at least three (3) quality academic resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and other
Websites do not qualify as academic resources.