Imagine that you are a financial manager researching investments for your client. Secondly, think of a friend or a family member as a client. Thirdly, define their characteristics and goals such as an employee or employer, relatively young (less than 40 years) or close to retirement, having some savings/property, a risk taker or risk averter, etc. Next, use Nexis Uni at the Strayer University library, located at Nexis Uni, click on “Company Dossier” to research the stock of any U.S. publicly traded company that you may consider as an investment opportunity for your client. Additionally, 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. Besides, you will create an appendix, in which you will insert related information.
This final financial research report will be 6–8 pages long, including an edited version of the first part of your assignment submitted in Week 7. So, this assignment requires you to use at least five quality academic resources and cover the following topics:
Rationale for choosing the company in which to invest.
Stock price analysis.
Refer to the following resources to assist with completing your assignment:
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.