Coca-Cola Company

For this assignment, you will apply what you have learned thus far from the unit lessons and required unit resources.

You will conduct a financial analysis of The Coca-Cola Company and PepsiCo. Write a five-page paper that evaluates each firm, and provide your findings and recommendation for investment or employment.

Your paper should consist of the components listed below.

  • Provide a company overview for both companies, which should be one page in length.
  • Include a comparison of three accounting methods (i.e., receivables, depreciation, and inventory valuation), which should be one page in length (formatted either as a table or an outline).
  • Provide four ratio calculations (i.e., one ratio each for liquidity, solvency, profitability, and market) as well as an analysis, which should be two pages in length.
  • Include your recommendations and conclusions, which should be one page in length.

You are encouraged to utilize the resources below to support your findings.PepsiCo. (2019). 2018 PepsiCo annual report.

https://www.pepsico.com/docs/album/annual-reports/2018-annual-report.pdf?sfvrsn=35d1d2bc_2U.S.

Securities and Exchange Commission. (2019). Form 10-K: The Coca-ColaCompany (Commission File No. 001-02217).

https://www.coca-colacompany.com/content/dam/journey/us/en/policies/pdf/shareowner-services/2018-annual-report-on-form-10-K.pdf

You may submit an appendix with any research you conducted—beyond the companies’ most recent 10-Ks— to support your analyses and recommendations. Your paper should include appropriate reference citations.

Write your responses in a Word document, and include at least two resources to support your findings. Adhere to APA Style when creating citations and references for this assignment.