1. Critically compare and contrast the financial performance and financial position of the two listed
companies (Daimler and Tesla) over the last FOUR years, (2015 – 2018). This should be done by using the
respective tools including ratio analysis, together with vertical and horizontal analysis. The purpose of this
task is to identify their financial strengths and weaknesses together with a conclusion highlighting the
strongest company based on financial grounds.
2. Critically analyse the cash position of both companies over the same period of time, and write a brief
report commenting on your findings.