Ascension Health




Use the balance sheet and statement of income you downloaded for Ascension Health during Week 3. In a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet, prepare a vertical analysis of the company for the years 2013 and 2014 and a horizontal analysis from 2013 (base year) to 2014 (subsequent year). Due on Monday 28, 2015 2-3 pages report

Discuss your findings. Here are a few, but not all, the questions you should consider.

Is Ascension Health growing?

What line items reflected the largest-percentage increases and/or decreases?

What is the financial impact these changes have on the company’s financial viability currently and in the future?