Prepare a vertical and horizontal analysis for the three most recent quarters. (ex: 1st and 2nd qtrs; 1st qtr of this year to the 4th qtr of last year. Many may not have published 2nd qtr statements yet).
Income statement: horizontal analysis
Balance sheet: vertical analysis
prepare analysis of pros and cons based upon information provided (use percentages as well) from nikes management via the notes to the financial statements, your vertical and horizontal analysis and other credible business publications or websites.
Determine the following ratios:
Ratio fixed assets to long term liabilities
Price earning (P/E) ratio (specify date)
Earnings per share (EPS)