Research apple’s financial reports for for the most current year available.
Complete a 2- to 3-page Shareholder Analysis (cover page and reference page will be additional pages).
Evaluate economic conditions that influence company performance. Consider political, environmental, currency (money), global economics, and government influences on economic conditions.
Compare market conditions with the companyâ€™s performance for the year you are researching. Conclude how the market conditions that year influenced the companyâ€™s performance, such as interest rates, Federal Reserve Bank monetary policy changes, or other market conditions relevant to the company you selected.
Analyze year-over-year performance from the prior year and the current year analyzing. Consider key metrics or ratios such as trailing PE ratio, forward PE ratio, price to book, return on assets, and return on equity in your conclusions.