Evolution of Stock

  1. Do some industries have better evolution of the stock value than others? Why? Search for your organization or a similar one and compare its evolution for the longest possible period to the main stock indicators (Dow, NASDAQ, S&P500) and competitive firms.
  2. Do some industries have inherently better profitability, growth and market value than others?  Identify common key performance indicators used within your industry. Compare for your firm these key factors.
  3. What effect do different industries have on one another’s overall performance? Provide arguments and examples to justify your response.

Company Perspective

4.   Is your organization performing well against the others in its industry? Provide arguments and      examples to justify your response.5.    What factors explain the differences in company performance in the same industry6.    How can some companies in poorly performing industries still do well?