An introduction to security analysis and investment management. Topics covered include using investment information resources, evaluation of overall economic and market conditions, and stock selection and evaluation methods. Particular emphasis is placed on the practical application of stock valuation techniques and other security analysis tools. Detailed stock analysis projects are completed and presented. Students receive hands-on investment experience through the management of the Elbert V. Bowden Student Managed Investment Fund. Students taking this course MUST also take FIN 4622 (Investment Management II) and will not receive a grade in this course until FIN 4622 is completed. Prerequisites: a minimum grade of â€œCâ€ in any Writing in the Discipline (WID) course, and permission of the instructor. Corequisites: FIN 3690 and FIN 3890.
Fall 2019, Fall 2018, Fall 2017, Fall 2016