• Use the Internet to research one (1) publicly traded company, which analysts have examined and ranked. (Note: You may use http://biz.yahoo.com/ or another Website.) Determine the key factors use to prepare their analysts and buy / sell recommendations. Then, discuss the key factors that generate a strong buy or sell ranking, and explain the primary ways in which an investment rating impacts the price of a company’s stock.
  • Discuss at least three (3) criteria that an analyst may use when classifying a publicly traded company as a strong buy. Indicate the typical criteria that analysts use in rating a company.