FINC 330 Discussion Week 4:
Please note that if you edit your initial response (Original Post), you will not get credit for the Original Post. The discussions are set up as “Must post first”.
Corporate bond analysis
Read the articles. These articles contain the examples of the bond analysis.
- Intel: Analysis Of Its Recent Bond
2) Collect 8.1% YTM With Men’s Wearhouse, July 2022 Bonds
3) Tune In To 107% YTM With Cumulus Media May 2019 Bonds
4) The Bond Market Reacts: Equifax Inc.
- Hertz and Avis Bonds Slide as Used-Car Prices Come Down
You are expected to make your own contribution in a main topic as well as respond with value added comments to at least two of your classmates as well as to your instructor.
Please also note that your answers should be written in your own words. Don’t use quotes from the articles.
For this week discussion you will be using
Choose one company from the list of “Most Active Investment Grade Bonds” or “Most Active High Yield Bonds”. Do not choose from “Most Active Convertible Bonds”
In your initial response you should answer the question: If you are an investor who is looking for a bond to invest to, are you going to buy a bond that you chose? You shoulddevelop a specific recommendation, with supporting rationale to explain your answer.
In your responses to other students you should answer the question: Would you prefer to buy the bond issued by the company chosen by another student? You should develop a specific recommendation, with supporting rationale to explain your answer.