Assess cash flow, valuation, and key performance indicators for financial growth and sustainability.

Assessment DirectionsInvestor PresentationSTEP 1Research a Company’s Financial InformationResources:University of Phoenix Library Finance ResourcesYahoo FinanceSelect a Fortune 500 company or another company you are familiar with. Consider pharmaceuticals, computer hardware, retail, or automotive industries for your selection. If you choose a company that is not in the Fortune 500, ensure that enough financial information and key performance indicator results are available to complete the assignment. You will use this company for all three competency assessments.Research financial information and key performance indicators for the company.Continue to Step 2: Create a Presentation.STEP 2Imagine your manager has asked you to help with a presentation on the company’s financial performance at the company’s annual meeting.Create a 10- to 16-slide presentation for investors to assess the company’s financial growth and sustainability. Use speaker notes to convey the details you would give if you were presenting. Complete the following in your presentation:Identify key performance indicators for the company you selected, including the following.The company and its ticker symbolCash flow from operationsPrice-to-earnings ratioStock dividends and the yield, if anyEarnings per share ratioRevenue estimates for the next 12 monthsRevenue from the previous 3 yearsStatement of cash flows and net cash from operating, investing, and financing activities over the past 3 yearsAverage trade volumeCurrent stock price, 52-week high, and 1-year estimated stock priceAnalysts’ recommendations for the stock (buy, sell, hold)Market cap for the companyRelate the stock price to the price-to-earnings ratio.Explain the market capitalization and what it means to the investor.Evaluate trends in stock price, dividend payout, and total stockholders’ equity. Relate recent events or market conditions to the trends you identified.Determine, based on your analysis, whether you think the organization is going to meet its financial goals and the outlook for growth and sustainability, and explain why you recommend this stock for purchase.Cite references to support your assignment.RESOURCESUniversity of Phoenix Library Finance ResourcesYahoo FinanceCenter for Writing ExcellenceReference and Citation GeneratorGrammar AssistanceNote: Please ensure that when citing or referencing an outside resource or external entity that a proper attribution is made to that source. An example of a method for citing outside resources can be found in the APA 7th edition manual. Although you will not be graded on your ability to format citations in a specific format, it is expected that all learners submit work that is representative of their own original thoughts and work, and clearly attribute when referencing outside sources or entities when completing competency assessments.