2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    Sep 23, 2023  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

FINC 450 - Security Analysis and Portfolio Management

Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisites: FINC 421 and MATH 270 or MATH 340 or MATH 370; or consent of instructor
This course provides an introduction to security analysis including financial statement analysis, the impact of economic forces on industries, industry analysis, and company valuation. Students will acquire tools for both the fundamental and stochastic analysis of securities risk. The analysis of fixed income securities includes credit worthiness, duration, and risk assessment. Technical analysis will be reviewed. Major portion of the course will be devoted to estimating expected returns, modern portfolio theory, and asset allocation decisions.