The purpose of this exercise is to research the company of my choice Chipotle Mexican Grill. This is a research and report discussion forum based on your initial financial research of my corporation.
You will be required to:
Use the Mergent Intellect (Links to an external site.) and Mergent Archives (Links to an external site.) library business resources and/or other web sources to supplement the annual report that you uploaded in Week 1.
Look up your publicly-traded company.
You will share several paragraphs discussing the basic characteristics of your company in an original post.
Provide one full APA page of text (minimum) that identifies your company, its primary products, markets, subsidiaries, risks, and any special highlights about Chipotle Mexican Grill.
What is Chipotle’s current condition of the ’right-hand’ side of the balance sheet in terms of total debt to total equity of the firm? In other words, provide and analyze the debt to equity ratio. This is a required part of the weighted average cost of capital (WACC) portion of your paper. Provide one half-page APA text (minimum). Provide one full APA page of text (minimum) that discusses the following items. (Note: One APA page total, not one APA page for each bullet.)
Skim through your firm’s most recent annual report. What are your impressions on the company’s income statement trends and balance sheet trends? Report on at least one interesting finding from each of the income statement trends and balance sheet trends.
List some interesting financial facts about Chipotle Mexican Grill. This could be related to revenue, income, taxes paid, or any of the financial aspects examined in Chapters 2 and 3.( I will provide the topics we discussed)
Having done parts (a) and (b), now compare what you now know to what you knew about your company prior to this research.