Research project, Stage 1
Identify a company and industry in order to conduct a corporate valuation, including a merger and/or acquisition
Research project, Stage2
Evaluate all of the financial statements for the company, compute the companyâ€™s financial ratios (including trend and cross-sectional figures), and compare these with industrial figures. Research should include the companyâ€™s history in regard to past Initial Public Offerings (IPOs), mergers, stocks repurchases, and dividends. Calculate the companyâ€™s cost of capital.
Research project, Stage 3
Your final report will include an evaluation, a discussion, and strategy recommendation. Your company must include Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM) and a detailed corporate valuation. Make recommendations on the optimal capital structure for the company.