Unit II Problem Solving
Part 1
For this assignment you will conduct a comparative DuPont analysis of two companies. Using a search engine, find one
large corporation included in the S&P 500. Then, find one of its largest competitors. Go to the investor relations portion
of each corporation’s homepage and find their most recent annual report. Calculate a complete DuPont analysis
calculating the ROE, ROA, the profit margin, total asset turnover and equity multiplier. Critique the differences between
the two corporations in approximately 100 words.

Part 2
Using the most recent income statements (annual) for the two corporations from Part 1 of the assignment, calculate a
common size analysis using a spreadsheet. Discuss the differences in the two corporations in approximately 75 words.
Your answer can be completed below your spreadsheet analysis.
Submit Part 1 and Part 2 together in one document.