Cash Flow Statement – Ford Motor Company
In a two- to three-page paper (not including the title and reference pages), explain the purpose of a cash flow statement and how it reflects the firm’s financial status. Include important points that an analyst would use in assessing the financial condition of the company. Also, analyze Ford Motor Company’s cash flow from its 2012 Annual Report (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site..
Your paper must be formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center, and it must include citations and references for the text and at least two scholarly sources from the Ashford University Library.
Epstein, L. (2014). Financial decision making: An introduction to financial reports [Electronic version]. Retrieved from https://content.ashford.edu/
- Chapter 4: Elements of a Statement of Cash Flows
Ford Motor Company. (2014). Ford Motor Company 2012 annual report (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. Retrieved from http://corporate.ford.com/content/dam/corporate/en/investors/reports-and-filings/Annual%20Reports/2012-annual-report.pdf
Heakal, R. (2010, May). What is a cash flow statement? (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. Forbes. Retrieved from http://www.forbes.com/2010/05/27/cash-flow-statement-personal-finance-securities-analysis.html
AccountingCoach. (2014). Cash flow statement (explanation) (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. Retrieved from http://www.accountingcoach.com/cash-flow-statement/explanation/1
- Read Parts 1 through 8