Fin 534 Week 9 Assignment 1 - Financial Research Report Essay
Imagine that you are a financial manager researching investments for your client that align with its investment goals. Use the Internet or the Strayer Library to research any U.S. publicly traded company that you may consider as an investment opportunity for your client. (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 …show more content…
Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:
•Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific 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.