Please use the recent year 2016-2017. Up to 10 slides if needed.
Each slide must have its notes, especially, Part b and c
(a) Background of Applied Materials Inc, First and second slides.
(b) Analyse Applied Materials Inc financial statements and excerpts from the company’s 2017 Form 10-K. Your analysis should include the preparation of common-size financial statements, key financial ratios, and an evaluation of short-term solvency, operating efficiency, capital structure and long-term solvency, profitability, and market measures.
(c) Identify the strengths and weaknesses of the company.
(d) Using your analysis, list reasons for and against investment in Applied Materials Inc common stock. Last slides.