Assignment ID Number AFFGEHU83939HD Type of Document Essay Writing Format APA/MLA/Harvard Academic Level Masters/University References/Sources 4 References Number of Pages 10 Pages Quality Level 100% Spacing Double
you will write a research paper of 10-12 pages about measuring and predicting financial stress for business enterprises. The accounting literature includes several financial stress prediction models for business enterprises. The most common models are Altman Z-Score and Ohlson O-Score. These models are basically focusing on financial ratios, earnings measures, market values, and cash flow. The financial stress prediction models can be used as early warning tools to direct companys management to take the necessary corrective action before the company goes into financial difficulties and bankruptcy phases.
Your paper should present comprehensive discussion and analysis of at least three financial stress prediction models. The paper should present an application of one of these models on two companies listed in the stock market. You should present valid conclusion and clear opinion on each companys financial stress status.
The project assignment covers the following topics:
Measuring and predicting financial stress models
Financial statements for companies listed in the stock market
Financial ratios and financial performance measures for companies listed in the stock market
Academic researches related to measuring and predicting financial stress
Papers and articles on financial stress and financial difficulties
Your paper should fulfill all of the following requirements:
The paper should include: title page, abstract, keywords, introduction, discussion and analysis, conclusion, and references.
The paper should describe at least three financial stress prediction models.
The paper should describe the variables used for each prediction model
The paper should explain why one model is more valid and preferable than the others
You should select two companies listed in the stock market. These companies should have reported net losses in their most recent income statements.
Your paper should present financial profile and summary of basic business operations of the selected companies
The paper should present application of one of the financial stress prediction models on the selected companies
The paper should present an opinion and conclusion about each companys financial stress status.
Your paper should conform to APA style in terms of in-text citations and the list of works cited. It should display a clear style and proper grammar, spelling, and punctuation. It should discuss course concepts accurately and effectively
|Criteria||0 – 1 Points||2 – 3 Point||4 – 5 Points||Total|
|Professional communication||Unprofessional communication; many errors; no APA||Minor grammar, spelling, and APA errors||Postings are professional and in standard written English with APA|
|Complete addressing of assessment criteria||Criteria not fully addressed||Minimal response to criteria; minor aspects missing||All criteria are fully addressed|
|Evidence of critical thinking or extending information||Critical thinking or extending information not evident||Obvious responses to questions; little thought evident||Posts demonstrate critical thinking with evidence base from research or experience|
|Course connections.||No connections provided||Minimal connections provided to readings/activities||Clear connections to readings/activities|
|Submitted an overview / summary of the case selected for analysis. Also identified those procedural steps to be analyzed.||Did not provide an adequate overview or summary of the selected case or failed to identify those steps to be analyzed.||Provides an adequate overview or summary of the selected case and steps to be analyzed though may not be clear or complete.||Case overview is clearly presented including all appropriate investigative steps to be analyzed.|