Financial Ratio Analysis Report for the GAP The Fortune 500 company list is a list of the 500 most profitable companies in the world. This list is used by many investors to decided if a company is worth investing in(EconomyWatch,2010). However, there is some question about the wisdom of investing in these companies based on this ranking. A company could still appear on the list and be failing economically. To determine how viable any company on this list it is necessary to do a financial ratio analysis of the company. For this report we are going to look at the GAP Inc. This will involve an internal analysis of 12 financial ratios in the GAP Inc. The Gap Inc. financial ratios will then be compared to the industry benchmarks to see how the...The end:
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