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Under Armour Under Pressure: Ratio Analysis (Simplified Chinese Version)
Product Number:
9B18NC022
Publication Date:
07/26/2019
Revised Date:
10/17/2018
Length:
13 pages (4 pages of text)
Product Type:
Case (Pub Mat)
Source:
Ivey
An analyst at Vaux Gibson Inc., a fund that managed a portfolio of North American equities, was tasked with reviewing the fund’s holdings of Under Armour Inc. (Under Armour) and providing recommendations for the fund’s prospective investment strategy with the company. Under Armour had experienced significant revenues and bottom-line growth over the past three years, but this growth slowed significantly in 2017 and the company reported a net loss, resulting in the significant depreciation of its stock price. The analyst wondered if it was time to exit the investment, providing investors with an above-market return, or if there was still room for Under Armour to recover and grow.
Learning Objective:
This case is suitable for finance courses at the undergraduate level. After completion of this case, students will be able to
  • analyze industry and economic factors to determine their effect on a firm’s performance;
  • conduct granular analysis of three-statement models and determine how these statements work together;
  • assess a firm’s financial performance with a focus on financial ratio analysis;
  • identify cash flow and profit drivers;
  • identify the determinants of value and stock price; and
  • discuss the selection of a peer group for the purposes of financial comparison.
    Issues:
    Disciplines:
    Finance,  Entrepreneurship
    Industries:
    Finance and Insurance
    Setting:
    United States, Small, 2018
    Intended Audience:
    Intro/Undergraduate
    Price:
    $5.30 CAD / $5.00 USD Printed Copy
    $4.50 CAD / $4.25 USD Permissions
    $4.50 CAD / $4.25 USD Digital Download
    Associated Materials
    Supplements: 7B18N022 (398 KB)
    Translations: English (13 pages)
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