Project guidelines Spring 2011

Project guidelines Spring 2011 - AEM1200 Spring 2011...

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AEM1200 – Spring 2011 – OPTIONAL BUSINESS PROJECT The objective of the assignment is to select and analyze a publicly traded company using basic business tools, concepts, and methods, as taught in the course. DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION Groups must file a page stating the members of the group and the chosen publicly traded company with Nancy Bell (107 Warren Hall) by Friday April 15 th at 2 pm . Every group should consist of 3 students , no more and no less. Nancy, the TAs, and the Professor will not accept emails for registration. There are no extensions to this deadline. REQUIREMENTS Every report must include the following: 1. Introductory page stating the name of the company, its date of incorporation, the main businesses that it participates in, and its mission statement. If the company does not have a mission statement, state so and suggest one. (3 pts) 2. A financial statement analysis including: a. A basic ratios analysis for the last 5 years; b. A comparison of ratios with two relevant competitors for the last 5 years; c. A comparison of ratios with the overall industry your selected firm belongs to for the last 5 years. The objective of the financial statement analysis is to examine the financial health of the business. While we ask that you use financial ratios, do not limit yourself to this tool. If you suspect some specific liquidity or profitability concerns, or if you feel that the organization is inefficient, or if you have a sense that upcoming events (maturing long-term debt, pending litigation, etc.) will significantly affect the financial health of the organization, state your case
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2011 for the course AEM 1200 taught by Professor Perez,p.d. during the Spring '06 term at Cornell.

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