Week 1 – Discussion 2
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Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses. Refer to the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric under the Settings icon above for guidance on how your discussion will be evaluated.
Visit the website for Tootsie Roll (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. (www.tootsie.com). Click on “Company Information” then “Financial Information”. Open the latest annual report and review it to find the answers to the following questions:
- What are Tootsie Roll’s corporate principles? Do you agree with these principles, or do you feel there are additional principles that should be included?
- What was the total amount of Tootsie Roll’s assets for the most current year available?
- What was the total amount of Tootsie Roll’s liabilities for the most current year available?
- What is the amount of the difference between Tootsie Roll’s assets and liabilities? What is this difference called?
Based on your initial findings at the Tootsie Roll website, would you consider investing in them? Why or why not? Your answer should illustrate critical thought and understanding of the annual report and financial statements. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts.