Understanding Financial Information

Understanding Financial Information

Be sure to answer all parts of the questions. You are given $20, 000 to invest in a company from the following companies: McDonald’s Corporation, Microsoft, Walmart, Amazon, Google. Select one company and research its financial performance including its stock price. Provide a brief overview of the company. Research and review the company’s annual financial report in recent years. Evaluate the current financial situation of the company by providing key financial indexes (i.e., Growth in Revenue, Profit, Stock price, etc.) in its annual financial report and from your research. Review the company’s stock price in recent days and discuss how it has been fluctuated. What might be the reason for the fluctuation? Is a higher-priced stock a better investment than a lower-priced stock? Why? What factors would you consider in purchasing the company’s stocks? Be specific using the company’s financial data. What risks do you anticipate in buying the company’s stock? Paper Guidelines and Requirements: Answer all parts of the questions. Your responses should be 8 sentences long (about 150 – 200 words) for each question applying the concepts from the chapter readings. Review the required reading and perform research. Should be in APA format: double-spaced, include a cover and a reference page. Include citations of the websites addresses and other sources from which you found the information and data stated in your analysis. Requires your paper has close to 15% Turnitin scores Submit your paper in an MS Word file, not a PDF