Lab 1 Internet Research Assignment (10 points)
Lab Internet Research Assignment (10 Points)
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)
Pick two publically traded companies within the industry to compare. (Example: Beverage Industry: Coke vs Pepsi)
Write an industry overview. Must be at least 5 sentences.
List Top Five Competitors within the industry.
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: