ACCT 5320 Cisco Systems Inc Using the DCF Model Accounting Project

DuPont Analysis, Forecasting with the Parsimonious Method and Estimating Share Value of Cisco Systems Inc Using the DCF Model

All directions, format, Parsimonious Method for Forecasting NOPAT and NOA i linked in 4 files below, please review it carefully before you start. Answer 10 questions in the file “DuPont Analysis and Equity Valuation of Cisco Systems Incby word and fill the Valuation Sheet by excel.

Notes: Your report must be submitted in Word in the following format,

1. Cover page (project title, your name, email, and submission date).

2. In the main text, first list the required question in bold, and then type in your answers, including models, tables, detailed explanations and discussions.

3. All text in the report should be in 12-point Times Roman font and 1.5 spaced.

Your project paper will be graded based on both the correctness of your answers and the writing of the report. For example, are you providing detailed explanations of the concept and model? Are you giving detailed discussions of the results?

Project Report Rubrics





Identification of Main Issues/Problems

Identifies and demonstrates a sophisticated understanding of the main issues/problems in the case study.

Identifies and demonstrates an accomplished understanding of most of the issues/problems.

Identifies and demonstrates acceptable understanding of some of the issues/problems in the case study.

Analysis and Evaluation of Issues/Problems

Presents an insightful and thorough analysis of all identified issues/problems; includes all necessary calculations.

Presents a thorough analysis of most of the issues identified; missing some necessary calculations.

Presents a superficial or incomplete

analysis of some of the identified

issues; omits necessary calculations


on Effective Solutions/Strategies

Supports diagnosis and opinions with strong arguments and well documented evidence; presents a balanced and critical view; interpretation is both reasonable and objective.

Supports diagnosis and opinions with limited reasoning and evidence; presents a somewhat one-sided argument; demonstrates little engagement with ideas presented.

Little or no action suggested and/or inappropriate solutions proposed to the issues in the case study.

Writing Mechanics and

Formatting Guidelines

Demonstrates clarity, conciseness and correctness; formatting is appropriate and writing is free of grammar and spelling errors.

Occasional grammar or spelling errors, but still a clear presentation of ideas; lacks organization.

Writing is unfocused, rambling, or contains serious errors; poorly organized and does not follow specified guidelines.


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