Using the Ashford University Library as a resource, find two articles that discuss financial ratio analysis. Identify two advantages and two disadvantages to using ratios in financial analysis. Be sure to cite your sources using APA format as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
Review at least two of your classmateâ€™s posts. Respond to at least two classmates by commenting on how the articles they found were similar or dissimilar from your own. What can you add in regard their advantages and disadvantages?
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The video focuses on profitability, liquidity, efficiency, and stability of business. Given what you have learned about ratio analysis, choose one of the businesses from the video (Rose Chong Costumes, Anroâ€™s Floor Maintenance, or John Osborneâ€™s Gym and Squash Center) and identify two ratios that would be helpful for the owner of the business to monitor. Be sure to explain what the ratio would tell the owner, and how it can be improved for the business.
Guided Response: Review several of your classmatesâ€™ posts. Respond to at least two classmates who have chosen a different business owner and explain whether you would have identified the same ratios as your classmate. What other ratios may be helpful? Do you agree or disagree with their use of the ratio? Explain.
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