Company Analysis

Write a report examining the performance and financial position of a CSR, a large Australian listed company, for the purpose of advising a client who is considering purchasing shares in that company. Your report should include (at least) the following sections: Business and Strategic Analysis, including: an analysis of the impact of economy-wide and industry-wide factors upon the CSR’ current and expected future performance. You should also identify CSR’s closest competitor and analyse the extent of similarity between the competitor and CSR. It is not always possible to identify competitors that are in the exact line of business as the company you are analysing. Sometimes using the ‘segment reporting’ section of firm’s annual reports helps to identify parts of companies’ operations that are similar. The ‘segment reports’ will also help you identify the different industries in which CSR operates. an analysis of the impact of CSR’s competitive and corporate strategy upon its current and expected future performance Chapter 2 of your te.book introduces many of the issues relevant to this section of your report. Accounting Analysis, including: an analysis of CSR’s accounting policies and discretionary accounting decisions relevant to the evaluation of current and expected future performance. Focus your analysis of policies that have the greatest potential to influence your assessment of the firm’s performance and posit. (e.g. policies that affect assets that comprise a large proportion of CSR’s balance sheet are going to be more important than policies that affect assets that CSR holds low balanced of). Simply transcribing CSR’s stated IMPRIPIEIN