FIN 571


Go to Yahoo Finance and obtain the financial statement data for Procter & Gamble by typing "PG" on the "Quote Lookup" box located on the top left side of the screen. On the next screen, you will see a light blue left bar. You can scroll down and obtain P&G's Income Statement and Balance Sheet data for the last three years. 


Calculate the following financial ratios for P&G (for the last three years): 1) Profit Margin, 2) Debt-to-Equity Ratio and 3) Return on Equity. 


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. 2015 with 2014; 2014 with 2013).
  • Compare the calculated financial ratios against the industry benchmarks. You can use Kimberly Clark (KMB) and Johnson and Johnson (JNJ) as competitors. 


Write a 500 to 750 word summary of your analysis.


Show financial calculations where appropriate.


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