Week 4 Project
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Financial Performance in Non-Profit Healthcare
Professor Office. (n.d.). Excel: Horizontal analysis and vertical analysis. Retrieved from http://professoroffice.com/VerticalHorizontalRatioAnalysis.aspx
Use the consolidated balance sheets downloaded from Ascension Health to perform a vertical analysis of the company and a horizontal analysis of the company in an Excel document.
Discuss your findings by answering the following:
• Is Ascension Health growing? How do you know?
• What line items reflected the largest-percentage increases and/or decreases?
• What is the financial impact these changes have on the company’s financial viability currently and in the future?
To support your work, use your course and textbook readings and also use the South University Online Library. As in all assignments, cite your sources in your work and provide references for the citations in APA format.
• Your assignment should be addressed in a 2- to 3-page document.