I AM RESEARCHING AND ANALYZING THE PUBLICLY-TRADED COMPANY CVS CAREMARK CORPORATION (NYSE CVS). I
I AM RESEARCHING AND ANALYZING THE PUBLICLY-TRADED COMPANY: CVS CAREMARK CORPORATION (NYSE: CVS). I have attached the previous two components of this project for you to use as a reference.Unit 3 Module: STRATEGY ANALYSESPart E: SWOT Strategy MatrixPrepare a Strengths-Weaknesses-Opportunities-Threat (SWOT) Strategy Matrix. This is a 9 cell diagram that matches and links SWOT. Use the proper notation for each of the cells.There are 8 steps in creating a SWOT Strategy Matrix:List the firmâ€™s key external opportunities.List the firmâ€™s key external threats.List the firmâ€™s key internal strengths.List the firmâ€™s key internal weaknesses.Match internal strengths with external opportunities and record the resultant SO Strategies in the appropriate cell.Match internal weaknesses with external opportunities and record the resultant WO Strategies.Match internal strengths with external threats and record the resultant ST Strategies.Match internal weaknesses with external threats and record the resultant WT Strategies.Part F: QSPM MatrixDevelop a Quantitative Strategic Planning Matrix (QSPM) to determine relative attractiveness of various strategic alternatives.Follow these steps:Make a list of the firmâ€™s key external opportunities/threats and internal strengths/weaknesses in the left column of the QSPM.Assign weights to each key external and internal factor.Examine the Stage 2 (matching) matrices and identify alternative strategies that the firm should consider. Record these in the top row of the QSPM. Group the strategies into mutually exclusive sets if possible.Determine the Attractiveness Scores (AS).Compute the Total Attractiveness Score.Compute the Sum Total Attractiveness Score.