Instructions
Your final financial research report will be 6–8 pages long and be completed in two parts. This assignment only covers the first part. This assignment requires you to use at least five quality academic resources and cover the following topics:

Rationale for choosing the company in which to invest.
Ratio analysis.
Stock price analysis.
Recommendations.
Refer to the following resources to assist with completing your assignment:

Stock Selection

Forbes: Six Rules to Follow When Picking Stocks.
CNN Money: Stocks: Investing in Stocks.
The Motley Fool: 13 Steps to Investing Foolishly.
Seeking Alpha: The Graham And Dodd Method For Valuing Stocks.
Investopedia: Guide to Stock-Picking Strategies.
Seeking Alpha: Get Your Smart Beta Here! Dividend Growth Stocks As ‘Strategic Beta’ Investments.
Market and Company Information

Writer’s Choice