Group Paper for FIN 301

The company I selected is Netflix I need help with the -4. Financial Statement Analysis: answer all the questions listed-5. Risk: answer all the questions listed-6. Investment Recommendation: answer all of the questions listed. (**I did the first three sections of the below rubics) You can make it as many pages as you need to get the info in. It does not have to be 5 pages if you get all of the info in less*Book we are using for class is Fundamentals of Financial Management if 9th edition, by Brigham Houston. If you want to quote that book please.1. Paper: Provide a brief overview of the company and answers to the following questions:Company description:• What is the company’s product or service? Is it likely to be a good investment? Why or why not? • When was the company established? What is the history of the company?• When did the company go public?• What is its stock ticker symbol? Where is this stock traded? (NYSE, NASDAQ, etc.)2. Industry prospects:• What industry is the company in? • What are the companies’ ranking within that industry? ( if available)• What are the short and long run growth prospects for this industry?• What challenges, if any, does this industry face?• Would you recommend an investment in this economic sector?3. Stock Performance, Earnings, Growth and Dividends;• What is its current, stock price and the lowest and highest stock price over the most recent 52 weeks?• What are the prospects for growth for this particular company? Average? Above average? Below average?• How many common stock shares are outstanding?• Did the company pay dividends over the last three years? Is so, how much per share? What has the growth rate of the dividends been?4. Financial Statement Analysis:• Look at the company’s most recent annual report or 10-K. Check the company’s 10-Q. Are there any significant changes since the last report was filed?• Comment on the financial data that is found in the company’s financial statements, including footnotes. Any extra-ordinary information in the notes?• Does the company have any outstanding bonds? If so, what type?• Review the statement of cash flows for the company and identify how much cash was generated or used by operating, financing, and investing activities.• Using the statement of cash flows, identify some of the significant internal events that affected the company’s cash position.• Describe the changes to revenue and net income over the last three years.• Calculate and/or state the company’s financial ratios for that would indicate solvency, liquidity, and profitability. The following ratios are required although additional ratios may be utilized: Current ratio, Total Asset Turnover, Profit margin, Return on Total Assets, Return on Common Equity, Earnings per share (EPS), Debt ratio, and Price earnings ratio. • Prepare a table showing the financial ratios for your company and how they compare to previous years’ ratios as well as to the industry averages. Compare the current year‘s ratios of your company’s ratios to the industry and ratios from previous years. Comment on the ratios and the information they give you regarding the liquidity, solvency and profitability of your company • Based on the data gathered and the analyses performed, present your comprehensive analysis of the financial condition of the companies. Include the financial strengths and weaknesses of each company and any recommendations for improvement.5. Risk:• What is the Beta coefficient of this company? • Comment on the riskiness of this company relative to the average stock on the market based on the beta and your financial statement analysis and knowledge of the industry and company.6. Investment Recommendation:• Are the insiders buying? Selling?• What are stock analyst current recommendations for this stock?• What is your recommendation of the securities of the company analyzed – are they currently at an attractive price providing an adequate rate of return considering the level of risk for this company and the earnings?Please include in your report any additional materials you that support your analysis such as graphs, charts or news articles. However, be concise and to the point in your report. You may discuss pertinent topics in addition to those covered in this course. The rubric for grading this assignment is attached to this document and also provided on the course website.The final report is to be typewritten, double-spaced, proofread and corrected for grammatical, spelling, and typographical errors. Source material must be cited within the body of the paper and referenced at the end of the paper. The conclusion of the analysis should be whether the securities of this company would be a good investment and why. Please notify the instructor of the companies you have chosen to analyze prior to the end of the second week A company may only be analyzed by only one group. The project and the group evaluation should be submitted on Marian Online via the link in on the final week of the course: Company Analysis Project. This assignment will close on the last day of the course, the Friday of Topic Seven at 11:00 p.m. Groups may complete and turn the paper in at any time before that date if they so choose.Possible Resources: It is suggested that students use material at the library, and read the course text and for background material there are many useful internet sources such as those listed below.Publically held companies must file an annual report with the SEC called a 10-K and also quarterly report called 10-Q. Students may find 10-K and 10Q reports for their company at the Edgar website:http://www.sec.gov/edgar.shtmlYahoo Finance: http://finance.yahoo.com/Wall Street Journal: www.wsj.comNasdaq.com http://www.nasdaq.com/ Reuters.com. Reuters is a good source for industry ratios. http://www.reuters.com/NASDAQ has published a useful article The NASDAQ Dozen: How to Analyze a Stock in Twelve Easy Steps, at the link below: http://www.nasdaq.com/investing/dozen/

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