### Construct a dupont equations and compare the companys ratios

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a. Calculate those ratios that you think would be useful in this analysis?
b. Construct a DuPont equations and compare the companys ratios to the industry average ratios.
c. Do the balance sheet accounts or the income statement figures seem to be primarily responsible for the low profits?
d. Which specific accounts seem to be most out of line relative to other firms in the industry?
e. If the firm had a pronounced seadonal sales pattern or if it grew rapidly during the year how might that affect the validity of your ration analysis? How might you correct for such potential problems?

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