Comparing & Contrasting Financial Documents

Obtain published financial statements of two manufacturing companies within the same industry. Compare and
contrast their income statements and balance sheets.
How or why would the cost of goods sold vary for the two companies?
What are the gross margin percentages for these companies? What do these percentages mean for the
companies?
How would manufacturing companies determine the price to charge their customers? How would this compare
to a service or merchandise company?

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