ACC 201 week 1 assignment 2

Sam and his sister Blair both attend the State University. As a reward for their successful completion of the past year (Sam had a 3.2 GPA in Business, and Blair had a 3.7 GPA in art), their father gave each of them 100 shares of THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY stocks. They have just received their first annual report. Blair does not what the information means and has asked Sam to explain to her. Sam is currently taking an accounting course, and she knows he will understand the financial statement.


Assume that you are Sam. Write Blair a memo explaining the following financial statement items to her. In your statement, describe each of the two financial statements and explain the financial information each contains. Also define each of the elements listed for each financial statement and explain what it means


Balance sheet



Stockholders’ equity
Income Statement



Net Income
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