Assignment 1: Amazon.com Business Combinations and Financial Results Analysis by 4/23/18 7p.m.

I need 3-4 pages for this assignment. No plagiarized paper. Due by 4/23/18 eastern time. I have access to other cites who have written this assignment and is plagiarized. I need originality only. Search the Internet for acquisitions and equity investments made by Amazon.com during the last five (5) years. Review the 10-K of Amazon.com located at http://www.sec.gov/cgi-bin/browse-edgar?company=&match=&CIK=AMZN&filenum=&State=&Country=&SIC=&owner=exclude&Find=Find+Companies&action=getcompany.
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Assignment 1: Amazon.com Business Combinations and Financial Results Analysis
Due Week 3 and worth 240 points
Search the Internet for acquisitions and equity investments made by Amazon.com during the last
five (5) years. Review the 10-K of Amazon.com located at http://www.sec.gov/cgi-bin/browseedgar?company=&match=&CIK=AMZN&filenum=&State=&Country=&SIC=&owner=exclude
&Find=Find+Companies&action=getcompany.
Write a three to four (3-4) page paper in which you:
1. Examine how at least three (3) growth strategy alternatives utilized by Amazon.com in the global
and domestic retail markets influenced profitability, and indicate if the strategies were
successful.
2. Assess the financial value of the acquisitions and investments made by Amazon.com, and the
influence of the acquisitions and investments on profitability during the accounting period.
3. Analyze the effect of the equity investments and impairments resulting from the acquisitions and
investments by Amazon.com on the financial statements and indicate whether or not the strategy
was a creatable one. Provide support for your rationale.
4. Create an argument that growth in the European market can have a significant impact on current
earnings and profit for Amazon.com. Provide support for your rationale.
5. Use at least two (2) quality academic resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and other
Websites do not qualify as academic resources.
Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:
•
Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all
sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your
professor for any additional instructions.
•
Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s
name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in
the required assignment page length.
The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:
•
Analyze accounting situations to apply the proper accounting rules and make recommendations
to ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting principles.
•
•
Use technology and information resources to research issues in accounting.
Write clearly and concisely about accounting using proper writing mechanics.
Grading for this assignment will be based on answer quality, logic / organization of the paper,
and language and writing skills, using the following rubric.
Click here to view the grading rubric.
Points:
240
Assignment 1: Amazon.com Business Combinations and Financial Results
Analysis
Meets
Minimum
Expectations
Criteria
Unacceptable
Below 60% F
60-69% D
70-79% C
80-89% B
90-100% A
1. Examin
e how at
least three
(3) growth
strategy
alternative
s utilized
by
Amazon.c
om in the
global and
domestic
retail
markets
influenced
profitability
, and
indicate if
the
strategies
were
successful
.
Did not submit or
incompletely
examined how at
least three (3)
growth strategy
alternatives
utilized by
Amazon.com in
the global and
domestic retail
markets
influenced
profitability; did
not submit or
incompletely
indicated if the
strategies were
successful.
Insufficiently
examined how at
least three (3)
growth strategy
alternatives
utilized by
Amazon.com in
the global and
domestic retail
markets
influenced
profitability;
insufficiently
indicated if the
strategies were
successful.
Partially
examinedhow at
least three (3)
growth strategy
alternatives
utilized by
Amazon.com in
the global and
domestic retail
markets
influenced
profitability;
partially indicated
if the strategies
were successful.
Satisfactorily
examinedhow at
least three (3)
growth strategy
alternatives
utilized by
Amazon.com in
the global and
domestic retail
markets
influenced
profitability;
satisfactorily
indicated if the
strategies were
successful.
Thoroughly
examinedhow at
least three (3)
growth strategy
alternatives
utilized by
Amazon.com in
the global and
domestic retail
markets
influenced
profitability;
thoroughly
indicated if the
strategies were
successful.
Fair
Proficient
Exemplary
Weight:
20%
2. Assess
thefinanci
alvalue of
the
acquisition
s and
investment
s made by
Amazon.c
om, and
the
influence
of the
acquisition
s and
investment
s on
profitability
during the
accounting
period.
Weight:
20%
Did not submit or
incompletely
assessed thefina
Insufficiently
assessed thefina
ncial value of the
acquisitions and
investments
made by
Amazon.com,
and the influence
of the
acquisitions and
investments on
profitability during
the accounting
period.
3. Analyze
the effect
of the
equity
investment
s and
impairmen
ts resulting
from the
acquisition
s and
investment
s by
Amazon.c
om on the
financial
statements
, and
indicate if
it was a
creatable
strategy.
Provide
support for
your
rationale.
Did not submit or
incompletely
analyzed the
effect of the
equity
investments and
impairments
resulting from the
acquisitions and
investments by
Amazon.com on
the financial
statements; did
not submit or
incompletely
indicated if it was
a creatable
strategy. Did not
submit or
incompletely
provided support
for your rationale.
Did not submit or
incompletely
created an
argument that
growth in the
European market
acquisitions and
investments
made by
Amazon.com,
and the influence
of the
acquisitions and
investments on
profitability during
the accounting
period.
Partially
assessed thefin
ancialvalue of
the acquisitions
and investments
made by
Amazon.com,
and the influence
of the
acquisitions and
investments on
profitability
during the
accounting
period.
Satisfactorily
assessed thefin
ancialvalue of
the acquisitions
and investments
made by
Amazon.com,
and the influence
of the
acquisitions and
investments on
profitability
during the
accounting
period.
Thoroughly
assessed thefin
ancialvalue of
the acquisitions
and investments
made by
Amazon.com,
and the influence
of the
acquisitions and
investments on
profitability
during the
accounting
period.
Insufficiently
analyzed the
effect of the
equity
investments and
impairments
resulting from the
acquisitions and
investments by
Amazon.com on
the financial
statements;
insufficiently
indicated if it was
a creatable
strategy.
Insufficiently
provided support
for your rationale.
Partially
analyzed the
effect of the
equity
investments and
impairments
resulting from the
acquisitions and
investments by
Amazon.com on
the financial
statements;
partially indicated
if it was a
creatable
strategy. Partially
provided support
for your
rationale.
Satisfactorily
analyzed the
effect of the
equity
investments and
impairments
resulting from the
acquisitions and
investments by
Amazon.com on
the financial
statements;
satisfactorily
indicated if it was
a creatable
strategy.
Satisfactorily
provided support
for your
rationale.
Thoroughly
analyzed the
effect of the
equity
investments and
impairments
resulting from the
acquisitions and
investments by
Amazon.com on
the financial
statements;
thoroughly
indicated if it was
a creatable
strategy.
Thoroughly
provided support
for your
rationale.
Insufficiently
created an
argument that
growth in the
European market
can have a
Partially
created an
argument that
growth in the
European market
can have a
Satisfactorily
created an
argument that
growth in the
European market
can have a
Thoroughly
created an
argument that
growth in the
European market
can have a
ncial value of the
Weight:
20%
4. Create
an
argument
that
growth in
the
European
market
can have a
significant
impact on
current
earnings
and profit
for
Amazon.c
om.
Provide
support for
your
rationale.
Weight:
25%
5. 2
references
can have a
significant impact
on current
earnings and
profit for
Amazon.com. Did
not submit or
incompletely
provided support
for your rationale.
significant impact
on current
earnings and
profit for
Amazon.com.
Insufficiently
provided support
for your rationale.
significant impact
on current
earnings and
profit for
Amazon.com.
Partially provided
support for your
rationale.
significant impact
on current
earnings and
profit for
Amazon.com.
Satisfactorily
provided support
for your
rationale.
significant impact
on current
earnings and
profit for
Amazon.com.
Thoroughly
provided support
for your
rationale.
No references
provided
Does not meet
the required
number of
references; all
references poor
quality choices.
7-8 errors present
Does not meet
the required
number of
references; some
references poor
quality choices.
5-6 errors
present
Meets number of
required
references; all
references high
quality choices.
Exceeds number
of required
references; all
references high
quality choices.
3-4 errors
present
0-2 errors
present
Weight:
5%
6. Clarity,
writing
mechanics
, and
formatting
requireme
nts
Weight:
10%
More than 8
errors present

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