As a newly hired intern, your boss wants to give you a meaningful project that affords all of you the opportunity to demonstrate your critical thinking, technology, and communications skills by assigning you to develop a comparative financial analysis–one of many types of analyses developed at your firm. As such, you are to compare the financial information of Peloton (PTON) to that of a leading competitor (e.g., Soul Cycle, Nautilus, Echelon).
For the assignment, you are required to conduct a basic comparative financial analysis of Peloton (PTON) versus a competing company within the industry. To accomplish this, you must evaluate five key indices of financial strength in order to make a comparison:
Based on your evaluation of these indices, you are required to answer several questions–
To begin, I want you to structure your document by answering the three audience questions–
Next, I want you to focus on answering the assignment-specific questions of the financial analysis assignment–
Which company is in a better financial position?