This is a HBS case study about Equity Security Analysis. HBS CASE Name : DICOM Group plc and Captiva Software Corp. Required: 3 Pages (12 font size, 1.5 Spacing ) with accompanying table and figures. the report should contain a discussion of the issues, your recommendations, and analysis, addressed to the designated audience. Detail Question: You are John Ventura, a buy-side analyst who is going to report to Annette Defoe, the firm?s Global Technology Fund manager on the performance of the two companies, DICOM and Captiva. Your report should discuss: (1)Review the financial statements for DICOM and Captiva Software. What are the key differences in terms of presentation and terminology? (2)What financial ratios would you use to judge the performance of the two firms? How do they compare on these dimensions? (3)What are the key differences in accounting policies for the two companies (under US and UK Standards)? How would these differences affect some of the key ratios that you considered in question 2? (4)What business factors could explain any differences in performance that you find for the two companies? (5)Which company do you rate as the better investment prospect?
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