1) Go to MSN Money. (http://investing.money.msn.com/investments/key-ratios) and type in ticker symbol for company with letter W.
Next, complete the following:
a) Choose “Key Ratios” on left menu panel.
b) There are many categories listed for ratios. Choose one “Financial Condition Ratio” and one “Management Efficiency Ratio”.
c) Open Profile section on left menu panel and you will see “Industry” is identified. Determine a competitive company within that industry and compare those ratios to ones you just found.
Study your findings and find out whether your company outperforms its competition based on financial ratios. Recognize where your firm seems to lag. describe how your firm compares with industry and think as to why you consider your firm is performing as it is.