First, you need to pick a public company to analyze. You should have already informed me of the company you have picked.
A brief description of the components of the assignment follows:
1. COMPANY BACKGROUND (15 points) – This will include background information on your company, its industry, and competitors.
2. COMPANY STOCK PRICE ANALYSIS (20 points) – This will include daily tracking and analysis of the company’s common stock price AND the S&P 500 index from March 23rd (Monday) through April 10th (Friday). This is fifteen days of price changes and activities. Markets are not open on weekends or holidays.
3. A RISK AND RETURN ANALYSIS (15 Points) – This will include estimating the return on an investment in the stock of the company and a comparison of the risk of the company to that of some other companies in the same and other industries.