Published on November 23, 2015
For more course tutorials visit www.uophelp.com Resources: Industry Averages and Financial Ratios video Find a publicly-traded company on Yahoo!® Finance by entering the company name in the search bar. Some examples include the following companies: • Berkshire Hathaway • Wal-Mart • Harley-Davidson • Facebook • Google • Another company of your choice Locate the SIC code for the company's industry by watching the video. Find the industry ratios for the company using the Dun & Bradstreet® Key Business Ratio link in the University Library. Assume the inventory ratio is based on a traditional inventory system, but globalized markets and the supply chain make it critical to adopt lean principles to create a more efficient system. Discuss what a change to a Just- In- Time inventory system would have if adopted. Calculate the financial ratios (show your calculations) for the company using Yahoo!® Finance to locate its two most recent annual financial statements. Be careful not to use quarterly information. Include the ratios for both years.