FIN534 Strayer Financial Management Research Report

Assignment: Financial Research Report

Part 1 Attached

Part 2 Due

Part 2 six (6) pages

  • Include your rationale, primary reasons for stock selection, and client’s profile from Part 1, making any revisions based upon Part 1 feedback if applicable.
  • Select any five (5) financial ratios that you have learned about in the text. Analyze the past three (3) years of the selected financial ratios for the company; you may obtain this information from the company’s financial statements. Determine the company’s financial health. (Note: Suggested ratios include, but are not limited to, current ratio, quick ratio, earnings per share, and price earnings ratio.)
  • Based on your financial review, determine the risk level of the stock from your investor’s point of view. Indicate key strategies that you may use in order to minimize these perceived risks.
  • Provide your recommendations of this stock as an investment opportunity. Support your rationale with resources, such as peer-reviewed articles, material from the library, and reviews by market analysts.
  • Use at least five (5) quality academic resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and other similar websites do not qualify as academic resources.

This assignment requires you to use at least 5 quality academic resources and covers the following topics:

  • Rationale for choosing the company in which to invest
  • Ratio analysis
  • Stock price analysis
  • Recommendations

Refer to the following resources to assist with completing your assignment:

Annotated Bibliography

Stock Selection

Market and Company Information

  • U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission – “Market Structure
  • Yahoo! Finance
  • Mergent Online (Note: This resource is also available through the Strayer Learning Resource Center.)
  • Seeking Alpha (Note: Also available through the Android or iTunes App store.)
  • Morningstar (Note: You can create a no-cost Basic Access account.)
  • Research Hub, located in the left menu of your course in Blackboard.

Rubric:

  • Thoroughly included your rationale, primary reasons for stock selection, and expand client’s profile from Part 1.
  • Thoroughly selected any five (5) financial ratios that you have learned about in the text. Thoroughly analyzed the past three (3) years of selected financial ratios for the company. Thoroughly determined the company’s financial health.
  • Thoroughly determined the risk level of the stock from your investor’s point of view based on your financial review. Thoroughly indicated key strategies that you may use in order to minimize these perceived risks.
  • Thoroughly provided your recommendations of this stock as an investment opportunity. Thoroughly supported your rationale with resources, such as peer-reviewed articles, material from the Library, and reviews by market analysts.

Critical Thinking

The 1950s has been portrayed as an economic boom time for the United States, with housing, automobile ownership, the private sector, and government all expanding. Explain the growth of the American economy and determine how the American economy influenced Europe’s economy starting in the 1950s and afterwards. Why was the American economy successful? In what ways did Europe benefit from the American economy?

Your paper should be 2-3 pages in length (excluding cover page and references) and formatted according to theCSU-Global Guide to Writing & APA (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. Be sure to discuss and reference concepts taken from the assigned textbook reading and relevant research. You must include a minimum of three resources:

  • One primary resource (textbook or required reading), and
  • Two secondary resources (credible, academic, or professional references beyond the text or required course readings).

Review the grading rubric to see how you will be graded for this assignment.