(a) Staple case (12 PDF files = 12 page long case). If you see certain file upside down, please click “View”, then, “Rotate view” to fix it.
(b) Ratio Analysis Worksheet (1 Word document file). Please use this document and submit as an attachment.
Now, please work on the following tasks.
(1) Go over Staple case. Especially, financial part of the case! Find both Income Statement and Balance Sheet of Staples.
(2) Calculate various financial ratios on the worksheet. You can find formulas in your textbook! Do not worry too much for miscalculation, OK? Challenging is important!
(3) Check/analyze the rations to make your comments on liquidity, leverage, activity, and profitability of Staples. If you found some issues, please make suggestions to improve or maintain liquidity, leverage, activity, and profitability of Staples.