HRT 3740

Stock Assignment

All information can be found at www.yahoo.com/finance

Submit into Blackboard only

1. Select 2 publicly traded companies, one in the hospitality industry and one company of your choice from any industry, although it could be from the hospitality industry too. State each stock’s name, stock symbol, and Stock exchange.

Company name

Stock symbol

Micro, small, medium or large cap?

Stock exchange

1. There are 30 companies that make up the Dow. These companies are representative of the major categories in business. Place all 30 companies into the following categories. A few of the companies overlap and could easily be in 2 categories. No problem, which ever one you choose will be correct. HOWEVER, if you are grossly wrong, one grade will be counted off. If you are not sure what a company primarily does, look it up. When in doubt, look it up!

Category

Company

1

Company

2

Company

3

Company

4

Company

5

Company

6

Consumer Goods and Services

Manufacturing

Health Care

Technology

Financial

Hospitality

Energy, Oil and Gas

Telecommunications

1. State the Dow Jones Index: just use whole numbers, no decimals

(Month/day/year)

Example

index

Example

%

Index

%

1/2/15

10,000

100 or 0

100 or 0

1/2/16

12,000

120 or +20

1/2/17

9,000

90 or

-10

1/2/18

11,000

110 or

+10

6/1/18

8,500

85 or

-15

1/2/19

13,000

130 or

+30

Last date:

3/19/19

12,500

125 or

+125

1. You have \$1,000 to invest in each company. Fill in table below.

Example

Company 1 name

Company 2 name

A1) Stock price on January 2, 2017

\$9.78

A2) Stock price on January 2, 2018

\$10.14

A) Stock price on January 2, 2019

\$12.00

B) Number of shares you are able to buy with \$1,000

1,000/A

1000 /12=83.3

83

C) Dollars spent

(This is how much you started with)

AxB

12 x 83=

\$996

D) Stock price 3/19/19

\$14.00

E) Value of your \$1,000 initial investment 3/19/19

(B x D)

83 x 14 =

\$1,162

F) Did you make a profit or loss? If E is larger than C (profit). If E is less than C (loss)

Profit

G) How much was your profit or loss in \$

(Difference between E and C)

E – C =

1,162 – 996 =

• \$166 profit

H) How much was your profit in %?

GC

166/ 996

16.7%

1. Compare the Dow % with your 2 stocks. Just fill in white spaces.

Company name

Stock price on 1/2/18

Stock price on 5/18/18

% Increase or Decrease

Dow Index on 1/2/18

Dow index on 3/19/19

% Increase or Decrease

Yomama Hotels

Example

\$10.00

\$13.00

+30% or 130%

1000

1200

+20% or + 120%

1. Fill in for each company’s most current 3 years.

Name of company

2017

2016

2015

\$

%

\$

%

\$

%

Total revenue

100

100

100

Gross profit

Operating income

Net income

Name of company

2017

2016

2015

\$

%

\$

%

\$

%

Total revenue

100

100

100

Gross profit

Operating income

Net income

1. Liquidity–What are the current assets, current liabilities and Current Ratio of each stock for the past three years?

Company 1 name

Company 2 name

2017

2016

2015

2017

2016

2015

Current assets

Current liabilities

Current ratio

1. Solvency–What are the total assets, total liabilities and Solvency Ratio of each stock for the past three years?

Company 1 name

Company 2 name

2017

2016

2015

2017

2016

2015

Total assets

Total liabilities

Solvency ratio

1. What is the market cap for each stock?

Company

Market cap

Is your company Micro, Small, Mid, or Large cap?

1. a. How many are on the Board of Directors? __

b. What % of the Board is Female? __

1. Compare your 2 stocks using objective evidence. Just name the company that is better in each category.

1). Stock 1 Profit % vs Stock 2 Profit %-

2). Stock 1 vs Stock 2 Liquidity –

3). Stock 1 vs Stock 2 Solvency –

4) Which company was better compared to the Dow (by %)?

5.) From above, which is best overall?

Notes:

· I will be glad to review your stock assignment UNTIL the date noted on syllabus

· Use this as the template. Assignment will be reduced two letter grades if format not followed

· Put your name on this paper

· This assignment must be submitted to Blackboard only. Here’s how:

1. Go to this class in Blackboard
2. Click on Assignments on the left side
3. Click on the title Stock assignment
4. Scroll down to section 2 Assignment Materials. You will see Browse My Computer.
5. Click on Browse My Computer, locate your assignment and click submit.

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