Assessing the Financial Performance and Its Impact on Merger Acquisition

Assessing the Financial Performance and Its Impact on Merger Acquisition

**Using the financial statements from Tenet Healthcare and develop a financial plan for the next three years. **See attachment** **Using the Annual Reports of Tenet Healthcare, consider the financial ratio that analysts would use to evaluate the financial condition of each company. Speculate on the organization’s ability to merge with its competitors. **See attachment** Write a six- to eight-page paper in which you: 1. Use your ratio analysis to determine whether the profitability trends are favorable or unfavorable and explain your rationale. 2. Suggest the key financial drivers that most likely will cause health care organizations to merge. Provide support for your rationale. 3. Assume that Tenet Healthcare and a competing health care organization have merged. Determine the evaluation criteria that a financial analyst would use to evaluate the financial performance of the organization post-merger, and identify the determinants that the analyst would use to decide whether or not the merger generated favorable financial results for the organization. Provide support for your evaluation. 4. Predict the financial stability of the health care industry over the next three years. Provide support for your prediction. 5. Use at least three quality, current (no more than four years old) academic resources.