Write a paper describing the below on a fictitious company of your choice.
I have attached an example of what the final paper should look like. Finance Project.docx
The final paper should include the below:
background information for both your shadow firm and fictitious firm, and why
and how you picked them.
statement, methods and approaches, experimental results, discussion of the
results. Make sure to answer all the questions in the TO DO list in the
What did you learn and what are the implications of what you learned from the
reports should be submitted in Times New Roman-12" font,
single-spaced with 1-inch margins.
a. Name your firm, describe the business it is in.
b. Choose a publicly traded corporation to act as a shadow
firm. (1) Go to http://www.annualreports.com,
and look up the most recent annual financial statements for your shadow firm.
To Do (Bond Valuation Project):
information on the most recent debt issuance by your shadow firm. Several sites
are available, including Standard & Poor’s home page. Although you can use
this site free of charge, you are required to register. Alternatively, you can find
bond quote for your shadow firm at www.morningstar.com.
Using the current
rating on your shadow company’s most recent debt and a current quote on
comparable Treasuries, estimate the risk premium inherent in the difference
between the rates on the most recently issued debt and the risk-free Treasury.
Let’s use the YTM on
your shadow firm to determine the coupon rate offered by your fictitious firm.
Beyond determining the
coupon rate, your group must decide on an appropriate use for the funds. In
other words, you must design an investment project that makes sense in the context
of your fictitious firm. What is the purpose of the investment? What are the
returns expected from the investment? Essentially, you should design and defend
Show how this bond’s
valuation will change given differing assumptions on required return. In other
words, what is likely to happen to the bond’s valuation if market rates rise
(or fall) following the issuance of this debt?