Select what you believe to be the three most significant risk factors your company lists and record them below. Briefly explain your rationale behind each choice.

Topic: Steve Madden 10-k Scaenger Hunt

Read the directions in the document and answer the question using the link below.  sec.gov/ix?doc=/Archives/edgar/data/913241/000162828022004561/shoo-20211231.htm

Provide your answers in blue (RGB #0000FF) font. The use of tables or charts is acceptable if they will communicate your answer more clearly. Provide your answers in your own words whenever possible and refrain from directly copying and pasting information from the 10-K.

Provide the 10-K page number(s) from which you retrieved your answer under “Page(s)”. The questions below are designed to be broad and applicable to all companies assigned to you and your classmates.

Calculate LTM revenue as of Q2 (ended 06/30/22) using the relevant 10-Q and 10-K.

How does the company describe its products and/or services?

How does the company describe its industry?

Is your company subject to seasonal cyclicality and/or dependent on the price of specific commodities?

Select what you believe to be the three most significant risk factors your company lists and record them below. Briefly explain your rationale behind each choice.

What are the company’s business segments and what is its description of each?

What are the company’s reportable geographic segments?

What projections does the company make for the next fiscal year?

What core strategies are the company focusing on?

Does your company own or lease most equipment and facilities? Why do you think they do one as opposed to the other, or some combination of the two?

Does your company pay dividends and/or buy back shares? Plan on paying down its debt ahead of schedule? Does your company mention its strategy for returning value to shareholders in the future?

What were capital expenditures (or your company’s equivalent(s)) in the most recent fiscal year?

How many shares of the company were outstanding at the time of the filing?

Does your company have any expenses or expenditures you would consider non-recurring or adjustable?

Does the company have an executive or employee stock option plan? Briefly describe the mechanics of restricted stock awards.

How many tranches of debt does the company have?

Does the company have a revolving credit facility? If so, how large is the facility and how much is currently drawn down?

Who is the current CEO? Who is the chairman of the board of directors? Briefly describe the recent developments in the CEO role.

Select what you believe to be the three most significant risk factors your company lists and record them below. Briefly explain your rationale behind each choice.