Transcript: WalMart(WMT) Started in 1962 Stock offered in NY Stock Exchange(1972) Profit fell 2.9% to 3.3billion; Shares = .96,two cents below anaylsts expectations Plans to bring back layaway but roll back health care coverage for part time workers Plans to enter stores in Africa soon, there are already stores in China and Brazil. Prediction- Walmart will continue to grow and enter stores in other countires. 52 week Low-39.99 High- 60.62 SMG has had a stedy increce since 2010 after home owners are spending more in thier yards. We have picked stocks that are in retail, they are needed everyday by a large majority Low risk tolerance because the betas of the stocks are low SMG: net equity gain- $8690.73 Percent return- 8.69% SMG: beta-0.69 (http://topics.nytimes.com/ top/news/business/companies/ wal_mart_stores_inc/ index.html?scp=1&sq=walmart&st=cse) (http://walmartstores.com/AboutUs/297.aspx) (http://www.google.com/finance?q=SMG#) (http://stockmarketgame.org/cgi-bin/hailogin) (Graph-1month) The Scotts Miracle-Grow Company
Transcript: - McDonalds - Pepsi Disney - We bought Disney because it was well known and it had many branches that many people enjoyed (the cruise ship, theme parks, TV shows, etc). Mobile - Mobile, we thought it was in high demand and that it’ll succeed well. McDonalds - we bought McDonalds because it was in the top of the fast food chain and it never seem to run out of new products and ideas, such as fish McBites and the new McWrap STOCK MARKET Mar. 25- April 1 Questions?... - Hersheys - Barnes and Noble Feb. 28- Mar.4 Our overall experience for this game, like a roller coaster, which is both fun and thrilling at the same time. It was fun because we got to experience important life skills that we may use later on in life, while the thrilling part includes the unpredictable statuses of each stock we held. Which didn't do so well? WHY? Our Experience Barnes and Noble (BKS) + 300 shares Pepsi (PEP) + 100 shares Which did well? Final Stock Standings Pepsi - Pepsi was popular and had many smaller companies within itself. We thought about this while thinking about investing in some food or drink companies. Hersheys - Lastly, we invested in Hershey’s. It was a favorite chocolate of ours and that we thought that many other people favorite this too. It’s pretty popular and doing very well at the time we had bought it. Disney - It was our first stock of the game and it didn't do as well as we thought it would. Mobile - Mobile didn't do very well. Konami - A suggestion that we decide to do, but we didn't enough research on it. McDonalds (MCD) + 200 shares Hersheys (HSY) + 200 shares Barnes and Noble (BKS) - 400 shares McDonalds (MCD) + 300 shares Hersheys (HSY) - 400 shares Barnes and Nobles (BKS) -350 shares Which did well at first? April 5-8 Konami - Our class looked at a list of companies provided by our advisor. And we chose two - including Konami - to invest in. It seemed like a good thing to invest in since it was a popular video game brand. Barnes and Noble - Barnes and Noble was another one of the companies on the list. It appealed to us and it was doing well at the time. Disney (DIS) 100 shares Mobile (XOM) 200 shares McDonalds (MCD) 500 shares Disney: DIS Mobile: XOM McDonalds: MCD Konami: KNM Barnes and Noble: BKS Pepsi: PEP Hershey: HSY why? (cont.) McDonalds (MCD) + 500 shares Konami (KNM) 300 shares Disney (DIS) - 100 shares Barnes and Noble (BKS) 450 shares Mobile (XOM) - 200 shares Pepsi (PEP) 250 shares Konami (KNM) - 300 shares Hersheys (HSY) 200 shares Don't be afraid to take a few risks and always be open to any given suggestions. It's a good idea to do some research before making investments. Feb. 19-25 Stocks We Bought: thank you McDonalds (MCD) = 1500 total shares Pepsi (PEP) = 300 total shares Advice? Timeline 0 + - = 9 8 7 1 2 3 4 5 6 c
Transcript: Products Be careful with companies Choose wisely Be smart Trends New products General Electric - GE Dominant company (own many other companies) One of the few cartoon companies Products Apple - AAPL "Safe" company to buy Prices do not dramatically change Why buy this stock Why I bought Why buy this stock Kitchen appliances Water products (heaters, filters) Electronics Air conditioning Why I bought Why I bought Announcement of Google Glass Google - GOOG Fairly priced, high expected earnings New products Why buy this stock Little expected profits Company is too "safe" Little risk with no reward Hewlett-Packard Company Software company Multinational informational technology corporation Desktops Laptops Tablets Printers Big name company One of the most popular search engines used Entertainment Involvement Company is in a cashflow Disney - DIS Release of iPhone 6 & 6 plus Announcement of Apple watch Multinational conglomerate corporation Provide the world with clean and the most advanced technology for energy solutions By: Chase Arguelles Big name company Always making money Innovative company Why prices went up Why not buy this stock Why prices went up iPod iPhone iPad Macbook iMac Why buy this stock 5% increase in quarterly dividend Little expected profits Prices per share slashed from 31 cents to 10 cents per share in 2009 Mass media company Very well known for cartoons Very dominant company Products New movie New popular game Why I bought New laptop HP Split x2 HP - HPQ Good for safe buyers Those not ready to spend large amounts of money Why I bought Google Glass Google Chromecast "Safe" company Little diversification Necessities needed for home Products Consumer electronics company Sell many electronic products Why prices went up Stock Market Presentation Why prices went up Why prices dropped What I learned Internet company Specialize in internet related products and services Make new innovative tech Google's Android OS Products Plush dolls Clothing Home decor toys etc.
Transcript: Amazon What does this company do? What does this company do? Amazon is an american company which people use to buy and sell products. They sell things in the category of books, cds, software, clothing, video games, electronics, merch and more. They have seperate websites for Canada, UK, France, Ireland, Germany, US, Italy, Spain, Netherlands, Australia, Brazil, Japan, China, India, and Mexico. Amazon also offers international shipping to certain other countries for some of its products. What is this companys structure? What is this companys structure? Amazons CEO's are Jeff Bezo, Jeff Wiike, and Andrew Jassy. The CTO is Werner Vogels and they have no CFO. Amazon is a Conglomerate consisting of Marketplace , AWS, Video Streaming Services, Internet Reviews, etc. Amazon owns many companies such as Audible, GoodReads, Woot, CreateSpace, IMDb, Zappos and the bottom line. How has this companys stock performed? How has this companys stock performed? With 1 share being $957.97 its worth buying amazon. Generally with Amazon being such a commonly used online shopping website, it makes fairly good profit. Stock goes down only a bit but altogether gets higher over the years and currently is. Recommendations to invesors and predictions for the future? Recommendations to invesors and predictions for the future? I would recommend this stock but since it is expensive I'd wait for a while so you could get more than 1 share, it'll be much more effective if you bought more than 1. Also I feel like since this stock is continuously getting higher I believe you can get this stock any time.
Transcript: Krogers (KR) Texas Instruments is a company the creates and designs semiconductors, or simpler things like a calculator. These become useful in places like school or an office Gamestop (GME) For my first company, I chose to use Gamestop because gamestop has been doing very well lately and I thought it would be good to try. Gamestop is a game store or an entertainment store. Krogers is a local stoe that sells food and other supplies. I chose krogers because they are where my family goes grocery shopping like a lot of other people. Stocks Dillards is a shopping area for buying clothing, bags, cosmetics, etc. As many people know, Mcdonalds is a fast food store all across the world. They can be found anywhere. Mcdonalds is in the food/drinks industry, providing food. Stock Market Presentation FedEx (FDX) Sears (SHLD) I chose to use Starbucks because it is a very popular place to get coffee now. Starbucks is a food/drink store that has a lot of coffee. Lots of people everywhere love starbucks. Sears is a store for usually clothing, but they also sell many other items like treadmills, vacuums, games, beds, jewelry, etc. Dillards (DDS) Google (GOOG) Mcdonalds (MCD) Google is a place whetre you can search websites on the internet and is used several times a day by the average person. They provide Internet searching sevices Starbucks (SBUX) So overall, my stocks gained a bit more money than when I started, Texas Instruments (TXN) Home Depot is a store for buying wood, paint, plants, and other gardening and industrial items. Home Depot. (HD) FedEx does shipping and delivery sevices, like packages. It is in the shipping industry for shipping goods.
Transcript: Stock Market Presentation By: Bradley Hobbs The Stock Market Stock Market The stock market refers to the collection of markets and exchanges where the regular activities of buying, selling and issuance of shares of publicly held companies take place. Such financial activities are conducted through institutionalized formal exchanges or over-the-counter (OTC) marketplaces which operate under the defined set of regulations. Stock Market Creation The Creation of the Stock Market The NYSE was founded 17 May 1792 when 24 stockbrokers signed the Buttonwood Agreement on Wall Street in New York City. Famously, they met beneath a Buttonwood tree and formed a centralized exchanged for the burgeoning securities market in the United States. In 1817, the constitution of the New York Stock and Exchange Board is adopted, it had also been established by the New York brokers as a formal organization. Stock Market Crash of 1929 The Stock Market Crash of 1929 The stock market crash of 1929 was a four-day collapse of stock prices that began on October 24, 1929. It was the worst decline in U.S. history. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 25% . It lost $30 billion in market value, which equates to about $396 Billion in today's money. It was more than the total cost of World War I. It destroyed confidence in Wall Street markets and led to the Great Depression. Stock Market Crash of 1987 Monday, October 19, 1987, also known as Black Monday. In the United States, sell orders piled upon sell orders as the Dow shed value of nearly 22%. There had been talk of the U.S. entering a bear cycle – the bulls had been running since 1982 – but the markets gave very little warning to the then-new Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan. Greenspan hurried to slash interest rates and called upon banks to flood the system with liquidity. He had expected a drop in the value of the dollar due to an international tiff with the other G7 nations over the dollar's value, but the seemingly worldwide financial meltdown came as an unpleasant surprise that Monday. Stock Market Crash of 1987(Black Monday) New Electronic Safeguards Back in the ‘80s, there was no way to “pull the plug” on a market that was spiraling downward. The crisis illustrated the need for a “circuit breaker” mechanism that could suspend trading on an exchange that was panicking. Fortunately, after the crash, regulators created those circuit breakers. They have been used only once during a moderate Dow slide in 1997. But they serve as a deterrent against the kind of risky bets that caused the Black Monday crash. New Electronic Safeguards
Transcript: JCPenney is an American retail company. With over a thousand locations, they provide clothing, cosmetics, footwear, electronics, furniture, housewares, and jewelry. A strength of the JCPenney company is it’s fashionable merchandise paired with discount prices while it’s weakness lies in it’s target market, which consists of shoppers who are older than 55 and make less than $35,000 a year. The main competitors are Macy’s and Target. Both of these competitor companies share a similar target market and sell similar merchandise. Entercom, stock symbol ETC, is an American company. They are a broadcasting industry that has radio stations all over the country, including Greenville, South Carolina. Entercom buys the radio stations in order to grow within the market, now owning thousands all over the United States. Entercom is both a risky and potentially beneficial stock to buy. Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ). The company was formally known as Bell Atlantic Corporation and changed its name to Verizon Communications Inc. in June of 2000. It was founded in 1983 and is based in New York, NY. What Verizon Communications Inc. provides is communication, entertainment products and services to customers, information, business, and governmental agencies worldwide. The company was founded in 1870 and the headquarters are in Irving Texas. Exxon Mobil Corporation explores for and produces crude oil and natural gas in the United States, Canada/South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia. It also manufactures and markets commodity petrochemicals, including olefins, aromatics, polyethylene and polypropylene plastics, and specialty products; and transports and sells crude oil, natural gas, and petroleum products. Verizon Century Aluminum Company, stock name CENX, is an aluminum producer. One of Century Aluminum’s major strengths is their strategic objective. They seek to strengthen aluminum assets, lower operating costs, and diversify their geographic locations.This allows the company to produce aluminum globally. One of the weaknesses is the strong competition amongst aluminum producers. AmerisourceBergen Corporation sources and distributes pharmaceutical products to healthcare providers, pharmaceutical and biotech manufacturers, and specialty drug patients in the United States and internationally. AmerisourceBergen Corporation markets its products and services through independent sales forces and marketing organizations. General Mills J.C. Penney JCPenney ECA Marcellus General Mills Graphs Century Aluminum Stock Symbol: JCP General Mills is an American food production company with the stock symbol GIS. After production, General Mills products are sold in retail stores. This company was founded in 1866 and currently produces several food items including: baking mixes, cereals, yogurt, dough, soup, pizza, vegetables, flour, ice cream, etc. This company has several competitors that range throughout all markets due to the many items they produce. General Mills’ greatest competition stems from Kellogg company, which produces many of the same products as General Mills. Intrexon Economics 1B Stock Market Presentation The Wall Street Walruses AmerisourceBergen
Transcript: My Stock Market project!! For my project I bought stocks in 28 different companies. Here are ten of them. 1. Target: Company symbol: TGT Stock Exchange: NYSE Last Amount: $51.75 Target operates genreal merchandise stores. They are located in 48 states in the U.S. I picked it because it's a good store wth good prices and has had good history in the stock market. 2. Hershey Company Symbol: HSY Stock Exchange: NYSE Last Amount: 56.55 Hershey produces chcocolate and sugar confectionaries. They operate and have factories all over the world. I invested in it because I love their chocolate and they have alot of money in their products and their amusement park. 3. Hasbro Company Symol:HAS Stock Exchange: NASDAQ Last Amount: 36.55 Hasbro makes and markets childrens toys and entertainment products. I picked Hasbro because as a child I played their games and due to the upcoming holiday season people will be buying more of their products. 4. Kraft Company Symbol: KFT Stock Exchange: NYSE Last Amount: 34.98 Kraft manufactures and markets packaged retailed products. They operate in over 70 different companies. I love their mac and cheese and they have gone up in the stocks. 5. Disney Company Symbol: DIS Stock Exchange: NYSE Last Amount: 34.21 Disney provides entertainment and information to people all around the world. They operate theme parks in Florida, California, and Europe. With all of their products, theme parks, and Christmas, Disney is a great stock to invest in. Also who doesn't love Disney? 6. Aeropostale Company Symbol: ARO Stock Exchange: NYSE Last Amount: 16.50 Aeropostale sells retail and casual apparel and accesories for young men and women. They operate in 48 different states. I invested in them because i like their clothing. 7.Barnes and Nobles Company Symbol: BKS Stock Exchange: NYSE Last Amount: 15.95 Barnes and Nobles: sells books, video games, and entertainment on the internet and in their stores. They are located here in the U.S. I read so much and most of the books I get are from Barnes and Nobles. 8. Coke Company Symbol: COKE Stock Exchange: NASDAQ Last Amount: 54.49 Coke makes, manufactures, and markets carbonated and noncarbonated beverages. I love coca-cola and their ads with the polar bears. 9. Pet Smart Company Symbol: PETM Stock Exchange: NASDAQ Last Amount: 46.43 Pet Smart provides products services and solutions for pets in North America. I love animals and it is a company i support. 10. Activision Company Symbol: ATVI Stock Exchange: NASDAQ Last Amount: 12.73 Activision provides interactive entertainment. I picked activision because they make pretty good video games. How many stocks did I buy? In excel there are ten companies that I bought the most from. The company I bought the most stocks from was coca cola. So how did I do in the stock market? Strategy: My strategy for the stock market game was to buy alot of different stocksand to invest a little bit in each. I only made in the end 1,503.10 but it proved to work for me since I did gain money over all. This project was intersting and fun. I enjoyed learning about the stock market, but I would never invest in the stock market in real life. The end! Ranking: 24th place
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