Select and write about the same Fortune 500 company for weeks two, four, and six assignment. For instance, if you write about Microsoft in week two, you will write about Microsoft in weeks four and six.
If you write the paper, use the APA Template located in the Writing Center. If you make a presentation, use the Sample Presentation in the Writing Center. A common error with presentations is not including speaker notes. Remember to include speaker notes with the slides with the exception of the title page and reference page.
Research financial information and key performance indicators for your Fortune 500 Company.
Create a 10- to 16-slide presentation for investors to assess the company’s financial growth and sustainability.
Identify key performance indicators for the company you selected, including the following:
o The company and its ticker symbol
o Cash flow from operations
o Price-to-earnings ratio
o Stock dividends and the yield, if any
o Earnings per share ratio
o Revenue estimates for the next 12 months
o Revenue from the previous 3 years
o Statement of cash flows and identify net cash from operating, investing, and financing activities over the past 3 years
o Average trade volume.
o Current stock price, 52-week high, and 1-year estimated stock price
o Analysts’ recommendations for the stock (buy, sell, hold)
o Market cap for the company
Relate the stock price to price-to-earnings ratio.
Explain the market capitalization and what it means to the investor.
Evaluate trends in stock price, dividend payout, and total stockholders’ equity. Relate recent events or market conditions to the trends you identified.
Determine, based on your analysis, whether you think the organization is going to meet its financial goals, the outlook for growth and sustainability, and explain why you recommend this stock for purchase.
Cite references to support your assignment.
Format your citations according to APA guidelines.
Submit your assignment. Review your SafeAssign (plagiarism report). If you have direct quotes or paraphrases without citations, make the necessary changes. If you need help with quotes and paraphrases, review the Plagiarism Tutorial located in the Center for Writing Excellence.
You are a research analyst for a publicly traded company, and you’ve been assigned to give a presentation on how a company uses performance metrics in corporate valuation.