Final Research- ( title should be the name of publicly traded company)
For your final in this class, please choose a publicly traded company to research. You will then write a 5-6 page, double spaced paper using size 12 front about this company. You should begin the paper with an introduction of the company and a brief history. Make sure you include where the company is headquartered, who is the founder, what type of goods/services the company sells, when the company became publicly traded, and the current stock price along with any other information you feel is important or interesting. Throughout the remainder of the paper, you should discuss the financial and non-financial factors that help make this company successful. Financial factors can include, but are not limited to, pricing of goods/services, costs, stock prices/dividends, ratios, operating environment, etc. Non-financial factors can include, but are not limited to, customer service, company management, ease of purchase, quality or variety of goods sold, etc. Your research should include information from at least three reputable sources (The company’s website/annual report, Forbes, CBS, MSNBC, CNN, Fox, etc). I highly encourage you to use the company’s annual report for this project/paper as it will contain a wealth of financial information about the company. You do not need to cite information throughout the paper however, if you use any direct quotes, please include the title of the article from which the quote was taken after the quote. Please paste the link for any sources you use at the end of your paper. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at any time. This paper will be due on Friday, May 10 at 8:00 am.