Kathleen Stack

Lab 1 Internet Research Assignment (10 points)

Lab Internet Research Assignment (10 Points)

MGQ201

Due Class 3

 

***THIS ASSIGMENT MUST BE TYPED AND STAPLED. TURN IN A HARD COPY ON CLASS #3***

 

 

You are researching a PUBLICALLY TRADED company which you would like to buy stock in. However, you are unsure of how the company you picked compares to its competitors. You must use at LEAST 2 UB library references and one external reference which must be listed at the end of the assignment. Please complete the following task:

 

 

Pick an industry (Circle one)

Automotive

Fast Food

Clothing

Solar energy

 

 

Pick two publically traded companies within the industry to compare. (Example: Beverage Industry: Coke vs Pepsi)

Company #1:

Company #2:

 

 

Write an industry overview. Must be at least 5 sentences.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

List Top Five Competitors within the industry.

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2.

3.

4.

5.

 

List Annual Sales (can be estimated)

 

Company #1:

Company #2:

 

Pick which company you would like to buy stock in. Why did you pick this company over the other (Minimum 5 Sentences)? What is the current stock price?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cut and paste a link of an article in which the company has been in the media within the past 5 months.

 

 

List your references:

UB Library References:

1.

2.

3. (Optional)

 

External Sources:

1.  

2. (Optional)