Describe the relationship between the
value of the stock and the price to earnings ratio
Selected Company: Microsoft Company
Access Yahoo Finance and enter the company name. Review the
financial information and statistics provided for the stock you
selected and answer the following:
Explain in 700 words why you would or would not recommend
investing in this stock. Describe the relationship between the
value of the stock and the price to earnings ratio. What
information does the Market Capitalization (Market Cap) and Beta
provide to the investor?
The following questions can be anwered like a question. What is
the ticker symbol of the company you chose? What is the Current
Stock Price? What is the Market Cap for the stock you chose? What
is the Price to Earnings Ratio? What is the Dividend and Yield?
What is the Enterprise Value? What is the Beta? Was there a Stock
Split, and if so, when? What was the closing stock price for the
last 5 days? What was the 52 Week High for this stock? What is the
Book Value per Share? What type of rating are analysts recommending
(i.e. buy, hold, etc.)? What is the target price analysts are
predicting for this stock? What is the analyst’s average revenue
estimate for next year? What are some of the significant news items
and press releases made by the company over the last year?