Stock Research and Presentation Activity. 300 Points Presentations Begin 5/2 (Monday). Research Activity (150 Points). Each of you will randomly select a slip of paper that lists the name of one of the companies in the S&P 500.
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Presentations Begin 5/2 (Monday)
This is the unique series of letters assigned to a security for trading purposes.
You will need to report what the stock symbol is for your company.
The company that you selected is listed in the S&P 500.
You will need to report if it is also a member of the Dow Jones Industrial Average.
This is the price of one share of stock
You will need to report what the stock price is for your company.
What is the market capitalization for your company?
Information about market capitalization can be found in your notes.
You will need to report what the market capitalization is for your company.
This is the portion of the company’s profit allocated to each outstanding share of stock.
This serves as an indicator of a company’s profitability.
You will need to report the earnings per share for your company.
This is the price of a stock divided by its earnings per share.
$20 share price
$1 of earnings per share
P/E ratio of 20
This tells an investor how expensive (or inexpensive) a stock is based upon its earnings.
You will need to report the price-earnings ratio for your company.
You can also use the company’s web site to find answers to the research questions and information about the company’s founding and its history.
If you use Wikipedia, make sure that you verify the information with another source
You will need to record the date(s) that you researched the statistical information for your companies.
We are going to examine the McDonald’s corporation as a class.
We will look at all of the statistics of this corporation and you can use this as a model for you research project and presentation.
We will begin our look at MCD tomorrow.