Corporate strategy

Hi , please answer the 3 Questions that I will upload in file’s Questions and you Must following these points: *In a 1. Corporate strategy is inextricably linked to a company’s strategy and affected by the environment in which it operates. (20 marks in total). a) Using Tesco Plc’s 2015 Annual report, as a reference point, evaluate Tesco’s financial performance for the financial year ended in 2015 using appropriate ratios and techniques covered in this course unit. (10 marks) b) Critically reflect on the limitations of your analysis (undertaken for Question 1a above) of Tesco’s performance and the quality of its financial reporting? What additional information would help you form a better view of its performance? Why do you think that information will be helpful? (10 marks). (Total 20 marks) 2. This question relates to future performance and prospects. (15 marks in total). a) If you had a choice between two investments to add to an investment portfolio: Tesco or any one of the companies your Syndicate/Project group examined for the Group Project, which would be the better investment? Provide a comparative (summary) analysis to support your answer using the analysis techniques covered in the Unit and clearly justify your reasoning. (10 marks). b) State clearly any assumptions you have made in your above (Question 2a) analysis and discuss how any changes in those assumptions might affect your analysis and recommendations. (5 marks). (Total 15 marks) 3. This question relates to market expectations and role of analysts. (15 marks in total). a) Explain why there is a difference between book value and market value of a company. Illustrate your answer with reference to Tesco Plc or any one of the companies your Syndicate/Project group examined for the Group project. (7 marks) b) Briefly state the factors analysts consider to be indicative of high-quality earnings and discuss, with reference to academic evidence, analysts’ motivations for issuing accurate forecasts. (8 marks). (Total 15 marks) END OF EXAM PAPER For a custom paper on the above topic, place your order now! What We Offer: ¢ On-time delivery guarantee ¢ PhD-level writers ¢ Automatic plagiarism check ¢ 100% money-back guarantee ¢ 100% Privacy and Confidentiality ¢ High Quality custom-written papers