Assignment 1: Whatâs It Worth?Due Week 4, Day 7 (160 points)IntroductionSo far in this Advanced Financial Management course, weâve offered you an assortment of tools designed to enhance your ability to value a business. Youâve learned how to assess a business through the lens of several competitive advantage frameworks. Youâve learned numerous ways to quantify the value of a stock. And, youâve become familiar with the thinking behind valuing a companyâs fixed income. Now, as you might have suspected, itâs time to implement some of this new-found knowledge.Hereâs the assignment. Pick a publicly traded company of your choosing. It should be one youâre familiar with, one that sells a product that youâve used or seen, and one you would like to understand better. Then, weâre going to ask you to evaluate the company closely. You should go about doing this using any materials you can get your hands on, including:Financial StatementsInvestor PresentationsIndustry ReportsNewspaper/Magazine ArticlesConsumer ReviewsEtc.Once youâve gotten a firm hold on the company, itâs financial standing and itâs competitive positioning, we want you to use the tools we introduced in the first four lectures to evaluate the company from a variety of different angles. The successful assignment will include all of the following:Write a 3-4 page paper in which you:Analyze the companyâs competition advantages, including the Sellers framework.Analyze the companyâs stock value. This will include analysis of a companyâs present P/E, PEG, P/B, and P/S multiples versus competitors in the industry and versus historic multiples going over the past 1, 3, and 5 year periods. You are expected to offer an opinion as to the current priciness of the companyâs stock. You are also welcome to perform a DCF analysis utilizing appropriate growth rates and discount rate, but this is not required.Assess the companyâs fixed-income make-up. Please identify the bonds that the company has issued, the amounts of those bonds, their structure, their various due dates, and their various interest rates. You may also want to identify their market values versus par values, but it is not required.
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