Assignment Tasks
This assignment task is a written report and analysis of the financial performance of one selected listed company on the ASX in order to provide financial and investment advice to a wealthy investor. This assignment requires your group to undertake a comprehensive examination of a firm’s financial performance based on update financial statements of the selected company.BackgroundYou’re a group of investment analysts who work for a large investment consulting firm based in Australia. There’s one big institutional investor from overseas that is interested in investing in the Australian market. You’ve been asked to choose one listed company the industry you think will have the most promising future for investment in Australia, then evaluate the performance of that company. Finally make a recommendation through your Report to the investor whether and why they should or should not invest in the company.Create your group’s “business name” under which your group will be providing the financial advisory services. Choose one listed company that your group will investigate/analyse for the purposes of possible recommendation to your client. The group should obtain all information about the selected company from this web site: copies of Annual Reports including Income Statements, Balance Sheets, and Statement of Changes in Equity, Cash Flows Statements and Notes for three (3) financial year 2016-2017, 2017-2018 and 2018-2019. Your group can download these documents from the suggested web site using the firm’s code (example, BHP- for BHP Billiton Company, etc.). The assignment should cover the contents described in Part 1 to 7 bellows.STAGES TO BE COMPLETED1Description of one key product or service offered by the selected company.2Identify and conduct a trend analysis with two groups of financial ratios, including liquidity and capital structure of the selected company.3Perform a non-current asset analysis4Perform a scenario analysis with data provided.5Identify and discuss any latest share or bond issuance by the selected company.6Calculate and discuss the PE ratios and share price movement of the selected company through 3 years7Recommendation LetterFinal Submission of Complete Assignment on Blackboard (Week 10)