Costco Corporation Investment Analysis

Select a U.S.-based public company that is of interest to you. Retrieve the company’s most currently available annual report. Reports are usually published on company websites and may be most easily found in the “investor relations” link, or by simply doing a keyword search. Please note that many public companies publish their Securities and Exchange Commission company filing; a 10-K refers to a public company’s annual filing with the SEC.

Required: Download the report; retrieve selected financial statement information, calculate specific ratios, explain why this may or may not be a good investment choice. Present your findings in a concise report.

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