FIN370 WEEK 2 INDIVIDUAL ASSIGNMENT Company Evaluation Paper Starbucks

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Starbucks: The SEC and Financial PerformanceStarbucks is a publicly traded company and all publicly traded companies have to meetthe legal requirements imposed on them by the Securities and Exchange Acts of 1933 and 1934(Securities Laws, Rules, Regulation and Information, 2008). These Acts require publicly tradedcompanies, like Starbucks, to give potential investors specific information about any stockoffered for sale, such as notices about the registration of shares (Securities Laws, Rules,Regulation and Information, 2008). SEC laws also require companies to be honest and requirethem to disclose any stock purchased or sold by company executives and to file quarterly 10-Qand annual 10-K reports on the company’s financial results with the SEC (Securities Laws,Rules, Regulation and Information, 2008). Companies must also provide shareholders withannual financial statements and proxy materials and information about annual shareholders’meetings (The Investor’s Advocate, 2009). These disclosures are meant to assure investors have

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Spring
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Finance, Valuation, Financial Ratio, Public company, U S Securities and Exchange Commission, Form 10 K

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