Financial Management - Analysis of Boeing & Airbus

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Module Name: Financial Analysis and Management

Student Name: Anuradha S. Illeperumaarachchi Module Lecturer: Mr. William Parrott

Module Tutor: Mr. S. Skandakumar

Date Submitted: 10/07/14

Total Word Count: 4193

Table of Contents 1.0 Introduction to the Report 3 2.0 Introduction to Airbus 3 3.0 Introduction to Boeing 5 4.0 Analysis of Financial Management 6 5.0 A comparative analysis of Airbus and Boeing 7 5.1 Airbus Group 7 5.2 Boeing 11 6.0 Examination of Key Stakeholders and Information Disclosure 14 6.1 Customers 15 6.2 Suppliers 16 6.3 Employees 16 6.4 Shareholders 17 7.0 Way Forward 18 8.0 References & Bibliography 19

1.0 Introduction to the Report

This Consultant’s report has been compiled based on information gathered from the annual reports and financial statements of The Boeing Company and the Airbus Group (formerly EADS) for the year 2012. While analyzing the level of disclosure of both companies, this report aims to shed light on industry standards and critically examine whether the needs of key stakeholder groups have been sufficiently addressed in the chosen annual reports. Further suggestions for the improvement of these reports are also made in order to increase benefits for named stakeholders. As the complexity of business and capital markets increase, companies are required to manage risk and uncertainty in order to satisfy stakeholder needs. The role of transparent and clear financial reporting disclosure has heightened importance in the present business environment, providing useful information for decision making. Investors, lenders,…...

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