Comparative Analysis Problem:, Inc. vs. Wal-Mart

Purpose of Assignment
The purpose of this assignment is to evaluate the inventory section of two companies using basic comparative analysis, and to interpret the data to gain insight about the company\’s inventory management.
Assignment Steps
Resources:Appendices D and E located inFinancial Accounting: Tools for Business Decision Making
Write a 1,050-word comparative analysis using the financial statements of, Inc. presented in Appendix D, and the financial statements for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., presented in Appendix E, including the following:
Compute these 2014 values for each company based on the information in the financial statements:
Inventory turnover (Use cost of sales and inventories)
Days of inventory
Conclusions concerning the management of the inventory can you draw from this data.
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