What products does your company make and sell?

Acct 301 Project One

Business Report

You are evaluating a new company (your SEC 10-K Company) for your current employer.  Prepare a report with the following parameters.

http://investors.fedex.com/financial-information/sec-filings/sec-filings-details/default.aspx?FilingId=13539736&cik=0001048911

One to two full in pages in length: single spaced; 12 pt. font. One Inch margins. In your own words.
If you create any small charts they will count for page space. Goal:  tell the story of your SEC 10-K company in the parameters described below.

  1. What products does your company make and sell?
  2. Do they manufacture their products or purchase from others?
  3. Are sales increasing or decreasing?  How does this relate to changes in inventory and accounts receivable?

What issues might your company experience related to risk? Search the PDF version of the SEC 10-K for your company for the word risk.

Rad the Management and Analysis and introductory pages of your SEC 10-K to learn more about your company and the information they reveal.  What challenges are found?  You might also consider the concept of competitive advantage as the company balances the disclosure of required financial information for compliance with good business practices.

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