FIN571 Week 5: Effect of Debt Issuance on Stock Valuation

FIN571 Week 5: Capital Structure FIN571 Week 5: Purpose of Assignment  The purpose of this assignment is to demonstrate to students how the issuance of debt to purchase outstanding common stock could affect the value of the company’s equity and redefine the capital structure. The problem will also allow students to explore the effect of […]

FIN571 Week 3: Researching Industry Financial Statistics

FIN571 Week 3: Capital Budgeting FIN571 Week 3: Purpose of Assignment The purpose of this assignment is to allow the students an opportunity to complete their financial evaluation of a company using the financial research database Plunkett Research Online. Plunkett Research Online provides in-depth analysis of a company’s financials, comparisons to industry averages, a list […]

FIN571 Week5: Capital Market Efficiency Paper

FIN571 Week5: Capital Structure FIN571 Week5: Purpose of Assignment  The purpose of this assignment is to allow the student an opportunity to explain what it means to have an efficient capital market. Students will gain an understanding of the different levels of market efficiency and how behavioral finance can inhibit reaching market transparency.  Assignment Steps  […]

FIN571 Week4: Rate of Return for Stocks and Bonds

FIN571 Week4: Corporate Risk FIN571 Week4: Purpose of Assignments The purpose of this assignment is to allow the student an opportunity to calculate the rate of return of equity and debt instruments. It allows the student to understand the effects of dividends; capital gains; inflation rates; and how the nominal rate of return affects valuation […]

FIN571 Week1: Financial Ratio Analysis

FIN571 Week1: Foundations of Corporate Finance FIN571 Week1: Purpose of Assignment The purpose of this assignment is to help students gain a better understanding of the financial statements used for corporate financial reporting and the key ratios used to make business decisions.  Assignment Steps  Select a Fortune 500 Company from one of the following industries: Pharmaceutical […]

FIN571 Week6 Signature Assignment: Short-Term Funding

FIN571 Week6 Long-Term and Short-Term Financing FIN571 Week6: About Your Signature Assignment This signature assignment is designed to align with specific program student learning outcome(s) in your program. Program Student Learning Outcomes are broad statements that describe what students should know and be able to do upon completion of their degree. The signature assignments may […]

FIN571 Week3: Using the Payback Method, IRR, and NPV

FIN571 Week3: Capital Budgeting FIN571 Week3: Purpose of Assignment The purpose of this assignment is to allow the student to calculate the project cash flow using net present value (NPV), internal rate of return (IRR), and the payback methods. Assignment Steps  Resources: Corporate Finance Create a 350-word memo to management including the following: Describe the use […]

FIN571 Week2 Stock Valuation and Analysis

FIN571 Week2 Corporate Valuation FIN571 Week2: Purpose of Assignment The purpose of this assignment is to allow students the opportunity to research a Fortune 500 company stock using the popular online research tool Yahoo Finance. The tool allows the student to review analyst reports and other key financial information necessary to evaluate the stock value […]