Using the Annual Report of any American (non service) company, answer the following questions: What is the value of the company’s inventory at year

Using the Annual Report of any American (non service) company, answer the following questions:

  • What is the value of the company’s inventory at year end?
  • What was the amount of cost of goods sold for the year?
  • What income statement format does the company use? Explain.
  • Compute the company’s gross profit percentage for the year end.
  • Did the gross profit percentage improve, worsen, or hold steady? 
  • How does the company’s gross profit percentage compare to the industry?
  • What are the company’s inventory turnover and days sales in inventory for the year end? Is there anything interesting to note about these ratios?