Walmart: Final Project Instuctions Stockholders’ Equity Determine how your comp

Walmart: Final Project Instuctions
Stockholders’ Equity
Determine how your company got its initial financial start in terms of debt (liabilities) or equity (capital). Support your response.
Analyze the equity section of your company’s balance sheet as compared to your company’s industry average. Rate the company’s performance against its competitors.
Review your company’s dividend policy and its history. Based on the information, discuss the trends over the past year.
Income Measurement/Revenue Recognition
Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) came together on a unified project to outline the accounting principles for recognizing revenue and to develop a common revenue standard for U.S. GAAP and IFRS. Research IAS-18, Revenue, and discuss how it would apply to your company.
Review your company’s revenue over the past two years. Analyze the change in revenue (increase/decrease) and give the reasons for this change.
Reflecting upon your company’s balance sheet, identify the unearned revenue accounts listed. How does your company handle the proper accounting treatment with regard to recognizing revenue from unearned revenue account