Stock Trak Report

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Investment Principles and Analysis Trinity University FNCE 3352 Spring 2010 INSTRUCTOR: Carl M. Hubbard, Ph.D., CFA Office: CGC N3l6; phone 999-7283, carl.hubbard@trinity.edu OFFICE HOURS: 9:30 – 11:30 MW; 2:30 – 4:00 TTh; Other times available by appointment. TEXTBOOK: Zvi Bodie, Alex Kane, and Alan J. Marcus. Essentials of Investments, 7th Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2008. CALCULATOR: Texas Instruments BAII Plus Calculator COURSE OBJECTIVES The learning objectives for students in this course are: (l) improve your understanding of financial securities and markets, (2) develop the ability to analyze investment companies, common stocks, and bonds for investment decisions, (3) understand how options are…show more content…
You might consider discussing current monetary policy, interest rates, inflation, business cycle conditions, and any other macroeconomic subject that is relevant to value of the company you choose. 3. An analysis of stock market conditions including recent returns on stock market indexes and average valuation ratios such as P/E ratios of stock market indexes. 4. An analysis of the industry, i.e., degree of competition, growth of industry-wide sales, profitability of competitors, life cycle stage of the industry, Porter’s five factors, and P/E ratios of competing companies. 5. A complete analysis of the company’s financial statements for a minimum of the most recent three years of available data including a comparison of the company's ratios to most recent year’s peer company average ratios. Complete the ratio calculations yourself. Do not copy them from another source. 6. A pro forma income statement analysis that includes a forecast of revenue for the coming year, major cost and expense categories, earnings, earnings per share, and dividends. Rely on your own forecast. Do not base your analysis on a sales or earnings forecast from a secondary source such as Value Line. 7. A valuation of the stock or a range of values that would provide a basis for an investment decision. Include the assumptions you make and your calculation steps. You may calculate the stock's required return from an SML or APT

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