This assignment is a component in your comprehensive financial analysis project. The steps referenced here follow the nine-step assessment process detailed in Assessing a Company’s Future Financial Health. 
Component 2 – Part 1
For this part of the assignment, your group will write a 500-word analysis of your chosen company (Apple) based on the following two steps of the nine-step assessment process.
Step 3: Investments to Support the Business Unit Strategy or Strategies
Step 4: Future Profitability and Competitive Performance
Prepare this part of the assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.