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Week 5 Project
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Financial Performance in For-Profit Healthcare
Professor Office. (n.d.). Excel: Horizontal analysis and vertical analysis. Retrieved from http://professoroffice.com/VerticalHorizontalRatioAnalysis.aspx
Access the financial statements for the Hospital Corporation of America (HCA)
· Perform a vertical analysis of the income statement
· Perform a vertical analysis of the balance sheet
· Perform a horizontal analysis of the income statement
· Perform a horizontal analysis of the balance sheet
Based on your analysis of the financial statements: (1) Summarize the company’s key financial strengths and weaknesses; (2) Make three recommendations to the CEO for strengthening, maintaining or improving the company’s financial position in the coming years.
To support your work, use your course and textbook readings and also use the South University Online Library. As in all assignments, cite your sources in your work and provide references for the citations in APA format.
· Your assignment should be addressed in an 5- to 7-page document.
· Submit your documents to the Submissions Area by the due date assigned.