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.
You’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:
Obtain 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.