Accounting Analysis and Valuation: Private and Public

1- Using the method of comparable, perform a valuation of Apple Inc- (AAPL)- Based on your valuation, what trading
strategy would you recommend? Justify your decision-
A- Use the financial database WRDS to collet flrm’s accounting information and stock prices-
B- Use the following comparable firms: Microsoft Corp (MSFT) and IBM Corporation (IBM)
C- Calculate the following comparison: price – earnings ratio (PIE), The price – to – book ratio (P18), and the pr ice-to-
sales ratio (PIS)
D- Use data from the last five years available (e-g- 2013 – 2017)
2- Discuss the merits and limitations of using the method of comparable as valuation methods-




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