Deliverable Length 700 words .
You must obtain the financials of two other companies within the same sector or Standard Industry Code as Apix Printing (i.e., commercial printing). You know that you can obtain the financials of companies within the same sector or Standard Industry Code as Apix Printing (i.e., commercial printing), and that the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Standard Industry 2012 code for Apex Printing is presently 323111. Use Hoover’s Pro to search for the sector information.
N.B. Obtaining the financials of two other companies is essential for this assignment. Do not submit work without these 2 other companies.
Organize your work under 3 headings:
Part 1, Computations (200 words):
1. Explain and compute the Current ratio of Apix.
2. Explain and compute the (Long-term) debt to equity ratio of Apix.
3. Explain and compute the Gross margin percentage of Apix.
4. Explain and compute the Net profit margin percentage of Apix.
5. Explain and compute the Return on equity percentage of Apix.
Part 2, Table
Put your 2-year results of APIX in a table with the corresponding ratios of your 2 selected companies.
Part 3, Explanation (500 words):
a.Compare Apix’s 2-year trend results to that of other firms in the sector. Indicate how each of Apix’s ratios differ, and indicate whether the sector ratio or Apix’s ratio is indicative of better performance.
b. Summarize your results in the final paragraph. Indicate whether investors would find the financial analysis results of Apix competitive as compared to rivals in the sector. Be sure to include both positive and negative trends in your analysis.
You need to find 2 companies to compare to APIX.
Go to the Hoover’s Pro site. Were you able to find it? ( i am attaching 2 companies financials)
Click NAIC. Enter the code for Commercial Printing 32311.
A list of printing companies will come up. You can select from these. Look for 2 companies that provide the information you need or can use to calculate.