Assume that you are a Financial Analyst working for Middle East Venture Capital L.L.C. Evaluate the financial performance of a company listed in the Muscat Securities Market (MSM)/GCC Market by taking into consideration the following instructions. (45 Marks)
a. Select any two companies from the same industry or sector. Remember that your client is not interested in Banking and Investment companies.
b. Collect the companiesâ€™ annual financial reports for two consecutive years. You may refer to http://www.msm.gov.om/ or the company websites for this. Avoid using quarterly/half yearly statements.
c. Use the financial statements and additional information collected to complete the below mentioned tasks.
d. Do not forget to provide references for the data collected (use Coventry Harvard style of referencing).
1. Compute two of related ratios to comment on the below of the chosen companies:
a. Operational Efficiency 2 marks
b. Liquidity 2 marks
c. Profitability 2 marks
d. Capital Structure/ Gearing 2 marks
e. Market Ratios 2 marks