The Written Report must:
- Be no longer than ten (10) pages; although you may include an appendix of infinite length;
- Include the following information on the first page:
- Company name
- Exchange or Ticker symbol
- Sector or Industry
- Recommendation (Buy/Sell/Hold)
- Current price (as of __date)
- Target price (% increase/decrease)
- Contain only publicly available information;
- Be the original work of student;
- Be prepared from the perspective of an independent research analyst;
- Include (but is not limited to**) the following sections:
- Business Description
- Industry Overview and Competitive Positioning
- Investment Summary
- Valuation / Financial Analysis
- Investment Risks
- Be submitted by March 16, 2018
We strongly encourage you to use the stock pitch report template provided on the website for your report.
Stock Pitch Reports may be submitted via www.yis.org through the submission portal.
In addition to the written report, each team should create a brief Powerpoint presentation to accompany their stock pitch.
This powerpoint presentation must be submitted by March 30, 2018
- The presentation should contain no more than 15 slides.
- The presentation should hit on the main points of the stock pitch investment thesis.Timeline:
- 10 minutes – Each team will present for no more than ten minutes.
- 5 minutes – Each team will answer questions from the panel of judges for five minutes.
Each Stock Pitch will be judged according to the following categories:
- Investment Idea – _ / 50 points
- Does the idea make logical sense and follow sound investment principles? o Does the report show insight into the company and the industry?
- Did the team follow the Investment Report Guidelines?
- Presentation – _ / 25 points
- Did the students present clearly?
- Was the presentation engaging?
- Was the presentation professional?
- Questions and Answers – _ / 25 points
- Were the questions answered coherently?
- Did the team successfully defend their investment idea?