Finance Project - FIN 3403 - Course Project 2007 Fall Term...

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FIN 3403 - Course Project 2007 Fall Term The purposes of the project are to (1) make students familiar with online services and financial databases that allow individuals to research and better understand the financial aspects of a company, and (2) help students learn about the difficulties of extending financial theory and data to real world applications. The first part of the course project will familiarize students with a number of services and databases. The second part will require students to actually use financial data to analyze such things as a firm’s cost of capital, its economic value added, the fairness of its stock price, and whether the stock is currently a reasonable investment. Your first step is to download this document to your personal computer. Answers to the following questions/activities should then be posted directly to the Word Document that has been saved to your personal computer (we suggest that you highlight or use a different font color for your answers to make it easier for the TA’s to distinguish your answers form the original document and grade your assignment). After you have completed the assignment, the final step will be to “attach” or “upload” this document when you submit your assignment on the class webpage. As a student at the University of Florida, you have free access to many of the online services that usually require a subscription. However, you will either need to access these services through a Library-related computer, or go through a “Proxy Server” using your GatorLink account username and password. To access the online Business Library section of the Smathers Library, go to http://www.uflib.ufl.edu/cm/business/ On the right of the top line, click on Remote Logon. This will take you to a page that allows you to connect to on-campus services using the Library Proxy Server: http://www.uflib.ufl.edu/ufproxy.html At the top left of the screen, fill in your GatorLink Account Username and Password, and then click Login. This will take you back to the Smathers’ Library page, but using the Proxy Server: http://www.uflib.ufl.edu.lp.hscl.ufl.edu/ufproxysuccess.html At the top left of the page click on “UF Smathers Libraries” http://www.uflib.ufl.edu.lp.hscl.ufl.edu/ http://www.uflib.ufl.edu.lp.hscl.ufl.edu/refserv.html FIN 3403 - 2007 Fall Term - Course Project Page 1 of 21 Pages
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Under “Research Assistance Desks”, click on “Business” (second row down), which will take you to the Business Library, using remote logon, which gives you free access to all of the university databases: http://www.uflib.ufl.edu.lp.hscl.ufl.edu/cm/business/ FIN 3403 - 2007 Fall Term - Course Project Page 2 of 21 Pages
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Part 1 of the Course Project You may go to the FIN 3403 class website and click on “My Grades” in the left-hand toolbar. Within the grades file you will find the “Company Ticker Symbol” and “Company
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This note was uploaded on 04/23/2008 for the course FIN 3403 taught by Professor Tapley during the Fall '06 term at University of Florida.

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