You will submit the following in both a horizontal and vertical analysis of the company Starbucks’:
Use basic financial analysis to examine any horizontal and any vertical changes in Starbucks’ accounts receivable, fixed assets, and debt financing balances over time. Be sure also to discuss how Starbucks’ methods for accounting for receivables and evaluating uncollectible receivables, purchase of fixed assets, and methods of debt financing impact the recording process and presentation of financial statements (Critical Element II). In other words:
What are this company’s methods for accounting for receivables and evaluating uncollectible receivables?
What types of fixed assets are acquired, and what methods are preferred for debt financing?
How do those affect how financial information is communicated?
More specifically below, the following critical elements must be addressed in your analysis of the company Starbucks’: *****