FIN/571-interpreting financial Results for AXP

Resource:  Financial Statements for the company assigned by your instructor in Week 2.  For American Express company – 2013, 2012 & 2011 (It includes, Ratios ( current ratio, quick ratio, gross margin, profit margin, debt ratio, long term debt to equity ratio, int. coverage ratio, ROA, ROE), fromula, celaculations, Industry average & comments) using the spreadsheet. Review the assigned company’s financial statements from the past three years. Calculate the financial ratios for the assigned company’s financial statements, and then interpret those results against company historical data as well as industry benchmarks:  Compare the financial ratios with each of the preceding three (3) years (e.g. 2014 with 2013; 2013 with 2012; and 2012 with 2011).Compare the calculated financial ratios against the industry benchmarks for the industry of your assigned company. Write a 500 to 750 word summary of your analysis. Show financial calculations where appropriate. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

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