1. Go to the http://finance.yahoo.com
website and enter the ticker symbols for Ford (F), Google (GOOG), and
WalMart (WMT). What are their current values of (a) stock price; (b)
annual dividend; (c) dividend yield; and (d) price / earnings ratio?
(Word Count 150) 2.
You are an entry-level security analyst at an investment firm. The
firm’s economist is forecasting higher energy prices. How might this
affect your decision to recommend the buying of stocks in each of the
following firms? Explain your reasoning. (Word Count 200)
b) American Airlines
c) Ford Motor Company
d) Archer Daniels Midland (a food processor)