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Equity Multiplier Use the balance sheets for Amazon.com (AMZN), Bethlehem Steel (BS), American Electric Power (AEP), and Pfizer (PFE) to calculate the equity multiplier for each company over the most recent two years. Comment on any similarities or differences between the companies and explain how these might affect the equity multiplier.

Inventory Turnover Use the financial statements for Dell Computer Corporation (DELL) and Boeing Company (BA) to calculate the inventory turnover for each company over the past three years. Is there a difference in inventory turnover between the two companies? Is there a reason the inventory turnover is lower for Boeing? What does this tell you about comparing ratios across industries? SIC Codes Find the SIC codes for Papa Johns' International (PZZA) and Dar-den Restaurants (DRI) on each company's home page. What is the SIC code for each of these companies? What does the business description say for each company? Are these companies comparable? What does this tell you about comparing ratios for companies based on SIC codes?

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