Please review: Professor Office. (n.d.). Excel: Horizontal analysis and vertical analysis.

Please review: Professor Office. (n.d.). Excel: Horizontal analysis and vertical analysis.

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http://professoroffice.com/VerticalHorizontalRatioAnalysis.aspx Access the financial statements for the Hospital Corporation of America (HCA)

Perform a vertical analysis of the income statement Perform a vertical analysis of the balance sheet Perform a horizontal analysis of the income

statement Perform a horizontal analysis of the balance sheet Based on your analysis of the financial statements: (1) Summarize the company’s key financial strengths and weaknesses; (2) Make three recommendations to the CEO for strengthening, maintaining or improving the company’s financial position in the coming years.