Question

Review the summarized consolidated statement of income for the manufacturing company whose data is shown here. Use graphics software to prepare a set of bar charts that shows the data for this year compared with the data for last year.
a. This year, operating revenues increased by
3.5 percent, while operating expenses increased
2.5 percent
b. Other income and expenses decreased to $13,000.
c. Interest and other charges increased to $265,000.

Operating results (in millions)
Operating Revenues............. $2,924,177
Operating Expenses (including taxes) ....... 2,483,687
Operating Income................ 440,490
Other Income and Expenses........... 13,497
Income before Interest and Other
Charges................... 453,987
Interest and Other Charges............ 262,845
Net Income .................. 191,142
Average Common Shares Outstanding........ 147,426
Earnings per Share .............. 1.30
If you were a financial analyst tracking this company, what detailed data might you need to perform a more complete analysis? Write a brief memo summarizing your data needs.



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