The Hershey Company is one of the world s leading producers
The Hershey Company is one of the world’s leading producers of chocolates, candies, and confections. It sells chocolates and candies, mints and gums, baking ingredients, toppings, and beverages. Hershey’s consolidated balance sheets for 2012 and 2013 follow.
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Compute the common-size balance sheet for 2013 and the rate of change balance sheet for 2013. Which two asset accounts and which two liability and shareholders’ equity accounts are the largest relative to total assets in 2013? Which two asset accounts and which two liability and shareholders’ equity accounts grew at the fastest rates in 2013?
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