Suppose you are a savvy financial analyst researching companies in which to invest.
Choose U.S. publically-traded company you think might be good investment and conduct financial analysis. Your analysis must include the following:
Company Overview. Perform research and describe the company, its operations, locations, markets, and lines of business. Gather financial statements for past three (3) years, fiscal or calendar. These financial statements should include at least the statement and balance sheet.
Estimate company's vulnerability to present financial threats like a recession, higher interest rates, and global competition.
Financial Performance. Based on financial trends of company, forecast how these trends will influence financial performance in future periods. Describe your rationale for this prediction.
Stock Price Analysis. Given performance of stock in periods presented on company's financial statements, describe how stock is probable to conduct in future, what kind of investor would be drawn to this stock, and make suggestiion to management to enhance stock performance.