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Power BI Project (DIY) One of the objectives of the Power BI project is to give

Power BI Project (DIY)
One of the objectives of the Power BI project is to give students an opportunity to learn and apply Power BI, a business intelligence tool, to analyzing “BIG DATA”. The application is to evaluate the financial performance of a fictitious company with transaction data given in the EXCEL worksheet, Power BI Financial Sample modified.xlsx.
Please find below some suggestions for working on the project:
1. Take a quick look at the data to gain a general understanding of the variables (columns), such as Product, Segment, etc.
2. Decide on the variables (columns) of interest for your assessment of the company’s financial performance, such as Sales units, Revenue, etc.
3. Decide on the type of visuals, e.g., clustered column chart, pie chart, gauge, etc., that are relevant in presenting the company’s financial performance.
4. Create the dashboard (at most three Exhibits (dashboards)) with a few visuals.
5. Prepare a two-page report evaluating the company’s financial performance based on the dashboard(s) and visual(s) developed.
-Please note that there is no “perfect” solution to the Power BI project. Each team will choose their own visuals and their report will be based on the selected visuals.
-Me and my teammate are splitting up #5, I am in charge of introduction, dashboard 3 analysis, and conclusion. See the document “INSTRUCTIONS” for more details.
Q: Can we get more context to the assignment?
A: You must create the context. You have been given data on companies. That is where you add value. You must change the data to information and give a write up. You can talk about patterns or trends you observe in evaluating the organization and in the introduction you can highlight the scope of the body of the write-up. You can comment on the industry you think these companies belong to: manufacturing, service, healthcare, etc. What do you think from the data given? Bring this data to Power BI, convert it to information by observing patterns and trends and exceptions. What would you do if your supervisor provided you with credit card data of 200,000 clients and told you to convert it to information. What context would you need? Just observe trends and patters and comment upon it. It is open ended by design. The context is cost data analysis. You are welcome to make qualitative comments too on the costs.
-The excel file I attached contains background information about the company, and contains the information that you see in the dashboards/visuals.
-the analysis and the dashboards/visuals should make sense when looked at in conjunction with
each other.
Q: What does evaluation of financial performance mean? Do I need to do a lot of calculations? Does this mean I have to focus on (specific financial metric)?
A: Not necessarily. The assignment is designed to be open -ended and as such, you can choose the topics your group would like to evaluate. What’s important is that you answer the “so what?” of your observations- the report should not just be a summary of what can be seen in the dashboards (i.e. “sales was the highest in this month at $XX and the lowest in this month at $XX” would be considered a summary and not the purpose of this evaluation). Along these lines, if you decide to include calculations outside of the scope of the assignment that requires multiple assumptions, state your assumptions in your final submission.

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I need the questions in the attached file too be answered. answers do not have t

I need the questions in the attached file too be answered. answers do not have to be long as long as it answers the question.

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I am including the rubric summary report template and completed Accounting workb

I am including the rubric summary report template and completed Accounting workbook that will be submitted with my paper

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Hi there, I already solved the Question but not sure if it’s a 100% specially p

Hi there,
I already solved the Question but not sure if it’s a 100% specially part B. i need a better wording to be used. and a confirmation about my answer (in green).
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Prompt: Produce a financial statement analysis and valuation report that summari

Prompt: Produce a financial statement analysis and valuation report that summarizes the financial health, projected future performance, and estimated value of
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competitor. Your report should cover information of interest to both internal and external stakeholders—summarizing major findings, suggesting ways to
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response. Consider the appropriate level of debt and how this year’s performance compares to the previous year.
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B. Consider normalization adjustments when adjusting the balance sheet to be comparable to competitors, when creating the prospective balance
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sheet, and when calculating the final company valuation as either a premium or discount. (Include your analysis spreadsheet in Excel as an
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appendix.)
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C. Analyze the company’s balance sheet for the current and previous year using a horizontal analysis. (Include your horizontal analysis spreadsheet
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in Excel as an appendix.) Explain your findings.
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D. Comparison. Analyze the competitor’s balance sheet indicators for opportunities for the selected company to improve its own performance.
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Justify your response using the financial statements of both the company and its competitor.
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II. Income Statement and Cash Flow Analysis. In this section, use financial statements and accompanying notes to:
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A. Analyze the profitability of your selected company using appropriate profitability ratio(s) and a vertical analysis of the company’s current and
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prior year income statement. (Include your vertical analysis spreadsheet in Excel as an appendix.) Be sure to explain your findings.
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B. Normalization adjustments. Analyze historical income statements to determine whether there were any non-recurring or extraordinary items
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that should be removed from the income statement. An example would be aggressive expense recognition or conservative revenue recognition,
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which could either depress or inflate earnings. Adjusting these items will make the target company more comparable to the others.
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C. Free cash flow. Analyze what your selected company’s free cash flow figures for the current and prior year say about the company’s financial
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I am attaching the financial statements.

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Prompt: Produce a financial statement analysis and valuation report that summari

Prompt: Produce a financial statement analysis and valuation report that summarizes the financial health, projected future performance, and estimated value of
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the publicly traded (S&P 500) company that you selected at the beginning of the course. As an independent financial accounting analyst working for a major
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trade journal, your report is intended to inform a general audience about the overall financial well-being of the company and how it compares to a major
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competitor. Your report should cover information of interest to both internal and external stakeholders—summarizing major findings, suggesting ways to
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improve operational performance, and assessing investment potential. Keep in mind that brief, clear communications are essential in effectively reaching
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business and media audiences.
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Specifically, the following critical elements must be addressed:
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I. Balance Sheet Analysis. In this section, use financial statements and accompanying notes to:
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A. Analyze what the company’s current and prior year liquidity and debt-to-equity ratios say about the company’s financial health, justifying your
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response. Consider the appropriate level of debt and how this year’s performance compares to the previous year.
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B. Consider normalization adjustments when adjusting the balance sheet to be comparable to competitors, when creating the prospective balance
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sheet, and when calculating the final company valuation as either a premium or discount. (Include your analysis spreadsheet in Excel as an
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appendix.)
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C. Analyze the company’s balance sheet for the current and previous year using a horizontal analysis. (Include your horizontal analysis spreadsheet
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in Excel as an appendix.) Explain your findings.
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D. Comparison. Analyze the competitor’s balance sheet indicators for opportunities for the selected company to improve its own performance.
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Justify your response using the financial statements of both the company and its competitor.
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II. Income Statement and Cash Flow Analysis. In this section, use financial statements and accompanying notes to:
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A. Analyze the profitability of your selected company using appropriate profitability ratio(s) and a vertical analysis of the company’s current and
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prior year income statement. (Include your vertical analysis spreadsheet in Excel as an appendix.) Be sure to explain your findings.
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B. Normalization adjustments. Analyze historical income statements to determine whether there were any non-recurring or extraordinary items
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that should be removed from the income statement. An example would be aggressive expense recognition or conservative revenue recognition,
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which could either depress or inflate earnings. Adjusting these items will make the target company more comparable to the others.
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C. Free cash flow. Analyze what your selected company’s free cash flow figures for the current and prior year say about the company’s financial
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health. Consider other sources or uses of available discretionary cash.
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D. Dividend paying capacity of the company. Determine if the company is on track to pay out dividends this year and whether the dividend payout
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ratio increase or decrease.
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I am attaching the financial statements.

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Apa 2 citations use the book as reference Please read the instructions make sur

Apa 2 citations use the book as reference
Please read the instructions make sure my answers all together are the 280 words

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The Week 1 Discussion provides you an opportunity to consider the purposes of th

The Week 1 Discussion provides you an opportunity to consider the purposes of the law and schools of jurisprudence outlined in Chapter 1 of your course textbook.
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Cost-Benefit Analysis
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You should review the above lists and the associated content in Chapter 1 of your textbook in preparation to participate in this discussion board. You should complete an initial post and at least two reply postings, in compliance with the Expectations for Discussion Boards and Discussion Board Rubric. You must create and post your initial post before you will be able to see other postings.
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2. Share whether, how, and to what extent you believe your personal experiences and worldview impacted your rankings; and
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Share whether, how, and to what extent you believe your personal experience and worldview impacts how you identify with the various Schools of Jurisprudence.

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The Week 1 Discussion provides you an opportunity to consider the purposes of th

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In Chapter 1, you learned about the purposes of the law, including:
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Providing order such that one can depend on a promise or an expectation of obligations;
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Serving as an alternative to fighting;
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Facilitating a sense that change is possible, but only after a rational consideration of options;
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Encouraging social justice;
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Guaranteeing personal freedoms;
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Serving as a moral guide by indicating minimum expectations of citizens and organizations.
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You also learned about Schools of Jurisprudence, or the habits and beliefs that inform how we think about the law. These include:
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Natural Law;
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Legal Positivism;
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Identification with the Vulnerable;
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Historical School: Tradition;
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Legal Realism; and
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Cost-Benefit Analysis
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You should review the above lists and the associated content in Chapter 1 of your textbook in preparation to participate in this discussion board. You should complete an initial post and at least two reply postings, in compliance with the Expectations for Discussion Boards and Discussion Board Rubric. You must create and post your initial post before you will be able to see other postings.
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2. Share whether, how, and to what extent you believe your personal experiences and worldview impacted your rankings; and
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3. In your opinion, can all of the purposes of the law be achieved at the same time? Why or why not?
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Share whether, how, and to what extent you believe your personal experience and worldview impacts how you identify with the various Schools of Jurisprudence.

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Please answer the case attached Make sure is 280 words please Apa citations A

Please answer the case attached
Make sure is 280 words please
Apa citations
Attached is the reading and instructions.
Use the book as reference