Write  an analysis in which you select two publicly-traded companies within  the same industry and present the DuPont analysis for each of these  companies.


The purpose of this assignment for the student is:

  • Use information technology to complete academic writing and research.
    • Present written information in a persuasive, organized, clear, and concise manner relying on research, data, and analytics.
    • Use  acceptable paragraph and sentence structure with minimum grammar,  punctuation, and spelling errors; and demonstrate appropriate word  choice, tone, and format.
  • Explain and calculate the costs of different capital components—debt, preferred stock, retained earnings, and common stock.
  • Calculate a bond’s yield to maturity and yield to call if it is callable, and determine the “true” yield.
  • Identify  the different types of financial markets and financial institutions,  and explain how these markets and institutions enhance capital  allocation. 

Questions to be answered in your report:

Write a research report that outlines the topics –

Requirements of the assignment:

  • All papers must follow all APA requirements including an abstract. 
  • All papers must have a reference page. The textbook is an acceptable source.
  • Body of the paper 5 – 6 pages.
  • Title page, abstract, and reference pages are required.  However, they do not count towards any page count.
  • Writing  should reflect an understanding of the chapter’s basic concepts,  thorough research, and logic and critical thinking skills.
  • The  introduction is attention getting with sufficient background information  to establish the topic and a clear thesis statement.
  • The  conclusion summarizes the main points and leaves the reader with a  strong comprehension of the paper’s significance and the author’s  understanding.
  • Grammatically correct – No spelling, grammar, or mechanics errors.
  • Do not use the first person.