Choose a publicly traded industrial/manufacturing company (not a financial institution, bank, insurance company or similar). The company you choose should be one that you currently know very little about, and that you are pretty sure no one else in the class knows much about either.
A good way to choose a company is to go to https://finance.yahoo.com/. In the search box, type in a letter or two (e.g., the first letter or two of your last name). Click on the link of a few of the companies that appear and then, on the company page, click “Profile” in the row of links that appear under the stock price. Read the description and other information about the company to make sure it is an industrial/manufacturing company and that it is a company you would like to spend the next few weeks exploring.
Next, find and read at least two articles about your company. Then write a Discussion Board post about your company. Tell the class about your chosen company. Your post should include some or all of the following: company description, unique or interesting products or production processes, any interesting aspects of the company’s history, where it is located, the year it started operations, a summary of its stock performance over the past few years, management structure, and similar.
Your post should be at least 400 words in length.