The financial statements for your company are usually posted in Item 8 of the SEC 10-K document. The management discussion and analysis section is earlier in the report.
1\. The management of risk and uncertainty is often included in the MD&A section comments. What do you learn of interest here?
2\. Divisions and Product Lines may be discussed in the MD&A section. What cost accounting issues may arise in these areas as you consider our chapters for the week.
3\. Management often explains higher or lower than expected in their comments. Discuss the profitability and other comments in the MD&A section as they relate to our chapters thus on budgets, variance analysis, and management.