Posted: April 11th, 2016
Get a copy of the 2010 Intel Annual Report from http://www.intc.com/annualsArchive.cfm . Using the annual report, answer the following questions:
a. Describe the type of business in which Intel operates.
b. Read the letters from the CEO and the chairman and discuss any information learned from this letter that might be useful to an analyst.
c. What type of audit opinion was given for the financial statements and the internal financial controls of Intel? Explain the key items discussed in the audit report.
d. Read the Management Discussion and Analysis (MD&A). Discuss whether the items that should be addressed in the MD&A are included. Support your answer with examples from the Intel MD&A.
e. After reading the MD&A, discuss the future prospects of Intel. Do you have any concerns? If so, describe those concerns.
(a) Prepare a common-size balance sheet for Intel for all years presented.
(b) Describe the types of assets Intel owns. Which assets are the most significant to the company? Using the notes to the financial statements, discuss the accounting methods used to value assets. What other information can be learned about the asset accounts from the notes? Have there been significant changes to the asset structure from 2009 to 2010?
(c) Analyze the accounts receivable and allowance accounts.
(d) Describe the types of liabilities Intel has incurred. Which liabilities are the most significant to the company? Have there been significant changes to the liability and equity structure from 2009 to 2010?
(e) Describe the commitments and contingencies of Intel.
(t) Under which classification(s) are deferred taxes listed? What item is the most
significant component of deferred taxes?
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