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Assignment 1- Financial Research Report
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Question
Assignment 1: Financial Research Report
Due Week 9 and worth 300 points
Imagine that you are a financial manager researching investments for your client. Use
the Strayer Learning Resource Center to research the stock of any U.S. publicly traded
company that you may consider as an investment opportunity for your client. Your
investment should align with your client’s investment goals. (Note: Please ensure that
you are able to find enough information about this company in order to complete this
assignment. You will create an appendix, in which you will insert related information.)
The assignment covers the following topics: Rationale for choosing the company for which to invest Ratio analysis Stock price analysis Recommendations
Refer to the following resources to assist with completing your assignment:
Stock Selection Forbes – “Six Rules to Follow When Picking Stocks” CNN Money – “Stocks: Investing in stocks” The Motley Fool – “13 Steps to Investing Foolishly” Seeking Alpha – “The Graham And Dodd Method For Valuing Stocks” Investopedia – “Guide to Stock-Picking Strategies” Seeking Alpha – “Get Your Smart Beta Here! Dividend Growth Stocks As ‘Strategic Beta’ Investments”
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.
Write a ten to fifteen (10-15) page paper in which you:
1. Provide a rationale for the stock that you selected, indicating the significant
economic, financial, and other factors that led you to consider this stock.
2. Suggest the primary reasons why the selected stock is a suitable investment for
your client. Include a description of your client’s profile.
3. 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.)
4. 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.
5. Provide your recommendations of this stock as an investment opportunity.
Support your rationale with resources, such as peer-reviewed articles, material
from the Strayer Learning Resource Center, and reviews by market analysts. 6. Use at least five (5) quality academic resources in this
assignment. Note: Wikipedia and other similar websites do not qualify as
academic resources.
Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements: Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with oneinch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or schoolspecific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions. Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name,
the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the
reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.
The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are: Critique financial management strategies that support business operations in
various market environments. Analyze financial statements for key ratios, cash flow positions, and taxation
effects. Review fixed income strategies using time value of money concept, bond
valuation methods, and interest rate calculations. Estimate the risk and return on financial investments. Apply financial management options to corporate finance. Determine the cost of capital and how to maximize returns. Formulate cash flow analysis for capital projects including project risks and
returns. Evaluate how corporate valuation and forecasting affect financial management. Analyze how capital structure decision-making practices impact financial
management. Use technology and information resources to research issues in financial
management. Write clearly and concisely about financial management using proper writing
mechanics.
Click here to view the grading rubric for this assignment. Grading for this assignment will be based on answer quality, logic / organization of the paper, and
language and writing skills, using the following rubric.
Points: 300 Assignment 1: Financial Research Report
Unacceptable Fair Proficient Exemplary Below 70% F 70-79% C 80-89% B 90-100% A Did not submit or
incompletely provided a
rationale for the stock
that you selected,
indicating the significant
economic, financial, and
other factors that led you
to consider this stock. Partially provided a
rationale for the stock that
you selected, indicating
the significant economic,
financial, and other
factors that led you to
consider this stock. Satisfactorily provided a
rationale for the stock
that you selected,
indicating the significant
economic, financial, and
other factors that led you
to consider this stock. Thoroughly provided a
rationale for the stock that
you selected, indicating
the significant economic,
financial, and other
factors that led you to
consider this stock. 2. Suggest the primary reasons
why the selected stock is a
suitable investment for your
client. Include a description of
your client’s profile.
Weight: 15% Did not submit or
incompletely suggested
the primary reasons why
the selected stock is a
suitable investment for
your client. Did not
submit or incompletely
included a description of
your client’s profile. Partially suggested the
primary reasons why the
selected stock is a
suitable investment for
your client. Partially
included a description of
your client’s profile.. Satisfactorily suggested
the primary reasons why
the selected stock is a
suitable investment for
your client. Satisfactorily
included a description of
your client’s profile. Thoroughly suggested
the primary reasons why
the selected stock is a
suitable investment for
your client. Thoroughly
included a description of
your client’s profile. 3. 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.) Did not submit or
incompletely selected any
five (5) financial ratios
that you have learned
about in the text. Did not
submit or incompletely
analyzed the past three
(3) years of the selected
financial ratios for the
company; you may obtain
this information from the
company’s financial
statements. Did not
submit or incompletely Partially selected any five
(5) financial ratios that
you have learned about
in the text. Partially
analyzed the past three
(3) years of the selected
financial ratios for the
company; you may obtain
this information from the
company’s financial
statements. Partially
determined the
company’s financial Satisfactorily selected
any five (5) financial
ratios that you have
learned about in the text.
Satisfactorily analyzed
the past three (3) years of
the selected financial
ratios for the company;
you may obtain this
information from the
company’s financial
statements. Satisfactorily
determined the
company’s financial Thoroughly selected any
five (5) financial ratios
that you have learned
about in the text.
Thoroughly analyzed the
past three (3) years of the
selected financial ratios
for the company; you may
obtain this information
from the company’s
financial statements.
Thoroughly determined
the company’s financial Criteria 1. Provide a rationale for the
stock that you selected,
indicating the significant
economic, financial, and other
factors that led you to consider
this stock.
Weight: 15% Weight: 20% determined the
company’s financial
health. health. health. health. 4. 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. Did not submit or
incompletely determined
the risk level of the stock
from your investor’s point
of view based on your
financial review. Did not
submit or incompletely
indicated key strategies
that you may use in order
to minimize these
perceived risks. Partially determined the
risk level of the stock
from your investor’s point
of view based on your
financial review. Partially
indicated key strategies
that you may use in order
to minimize these
perceived risks. Satisfactorily determined
the risk level of the stock
from your investor’s point
of view based on your
financial review.
Satisfactorily indicated
key strategies that you
may use in order to
minimize these perceived
risks. 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. Did not submit or
incompletely provided
your recommendations of
this stock as an
investment opportunity.
Did not submit or
incompletely supported
your rationale with
resources, such as peerreviewed articles,
material from the Strayer
Learning Resource
Center, and reviews by
market analysts. Partially provided your
recommendations of this
stock as an investment
opportunity. Partially
supported your rationale
with resources, such as
peer-reviewed articles,
material from the Strayer
Learning Resource
Center, and reviews by
market analysts. Satisfactorily provided
your recommendations of
this stock as an
investment opportunity.
Satisfactorily supported
your rationale with
resources, such as peerreviewed articles,
material from the Strayer
Learning Resource
Center, and reviews by
market analysts. 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 Strayer
Learning Resource
Center, and reviews by
market analysts. No references provided Does not meet the
required number of
references; some or all
references poor quality
choices. Meets number of required
references; all references
high quality choices. Exceeds number of
required references; all
references high quality
choices. More than 6 errors
present 5-6 errors present 3-4 errors present 0-2 errors present Weight: 15% 5. Provide your
recommendations of this stock
as an investment opportunity.
Support your rationale with
resources, such as peerreviewed articles, material from
the Strayer Learning Resource
Center, and reviews by market
analysts.
Weight: 20% 6. 5 references
Weight: 5% 7. Clarity, writing mechanics,
and formatting requirements
Weight: 10%

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