Research Assignment Different presentation formats
The August 10, 1998, issue of BusinessWeek includes the article “Nokia” (p. 54). Read this article and complete the following requirements.
a. Comment on the various ways that financial statement information is presented in this article.
b. Does the article focus on horizontal or vertical analysis? Explain why you think the article chose the focus you have identified.
c. Provide some examples of information presented in absolute dollar amounts and in percentages. Explain why a reader may be interested in data that are presented in both absolute and percentage values.