FINC 330 Project Descriptions
Research Project Part 1
Due at the end of week 5
This project is closely aligned with the Course Outcomes and Finance Program Objectives.Â Completion of this project can be used as part of a portfolio to show potential employers the student is skilled at performing company valuations and financial statement analysis and can be included on the student’s resume.
You are to assume you have been recently hired by The Company and have been assigned to a team that reports to the CEO of THE COMPANY (SELECTED BY INSTRUCTOR). The head of your team is the CFO who is concerned about THE COMPANYâ€™s current financial performance and comparison against major competitors in the industry and the impact that may have on the firmâ€™s stock price. The CFO would like your team to provide insights that will help them to project future financial performance. Specifically, the primary question to answer is: will THE COMPANY be financially viable over the next two to three years, and which steps should be done to improve its financial stability?
THE COMPANY that is to be analyzed for this project is to be a company selected by instructor.
Alternatively, you can request approval of another publicly traded company. This request must be submitted before the end of the first week of the course. The request must include
Â· identification of the company by ticker symbol and name
Â· a reasonable and appropriate explanation of why you want to examine the alternative company
Â· the source of the analyst’s report that will be used in the analysis (which must be submitted to me)
Â· acknowledgement by you that all of the specific elements of the assignment (see below) will be prepared by you and included in the final research project report
– To find the information for your company you need to type the stock symbol in the
Quotes window to get into the companyâ€™s page.
Â -To find the information for your company you need to type the stock symbol in the
Search window to get into the companyâ€™s page.
www.Finviz.com – To find the information for your company you need click on Screener on the top of the screen, type the stock symbol in the
Ticker window to get into the companyâ€™s page., and click on the company in the list.
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