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HRT 374

Stock Assignment

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

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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

Stock exchange

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. Of the 30 companies that make up the Dow, go through them and list ONLY the companies that are MOST likely to be hospitality companies among all of the following categories (Hospitality, Financial, Retail, Manufacturing, Pharmaceuticals, and Technology).  Ask yourself—Is this company MOSTLY hospitality or could it be mostly tech or manufacturing or something else?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Insert dates

(Month/day/year)

Dow Index

%

One year before class started

June 21, 2016

 

 

100

3 months before class started

March 21, 2016

 

 

1 month before class started

May 21, 2016

 

 

First day of class

June 21, 2016

 

 

 (end date)

July 8, 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Company 1 name

 

 

Company 2 name

 

 

Stock price on 2/1/16

 

 

 

Number of shares you are able to buy with your $1,000

 (Must buy whole shares)

 

 

 

Total dollars spent out of your $1,000

 

 

 

Stock price at end date of assignment 7/8/16

 

 

 

Value of your $1,000 initial investment at end date of assignment 7/8/16

 

 

 

Did you make or lose money?

 

 

 

How much in $

 

 

 

How much in %?

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.  B. Compare the Dow % at the “end date” from question 3 with the % of your stocks at the “end date” from question 4A.  Did each of your stocks do better or worse than the Dow?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Name of company

2015

 

2014

 

2013

 

$

%

 

$

%

 

$

%

Total revenue

 

100

 

 

100

 

 

100

Gross profit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Operating income

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net income

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Name of company

2015

 

2014

 

2013

 

$

%

 

$

%

 

$

%

Total revenue

 

100

 

 

100

 

 

100

Gross profit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Operating income

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net income

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

2015

2014

2013

 

2015

2014

2013

Current assets

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Current liabilities

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Current ratio

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

2015

2014

2013

2015

2014

2013

Total assets

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total liabilities

 

 

 

 

 

 

Solvency ratio

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8. What is the market cap for each stock?

Company

Market cap

 

 

 

 

 

9. A. Compare your 2 stocks using only answers from questions 4, 5, 6 and 7 from above.  First word should be which company is better in that category, then why it was better than the other company.  

4.

5.

6.

7.

 

 

B. From the above, which of your two stocks would you buy with your own money? 

 

 

Notes:

  • I will be glad to go over this assignment UNTIL one week before it is due.
  • Use this as the template. 
  • Assignment will be reduced one letter grade if format not followed
  • Put your name on this paper
  • This assignment is to be turned in by submitting 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.