***Please read the attached files, but only work on the HIGHLIGHT outline in TTI file. *** C. Competitors Analysis E. Valuation Valuation Methodology Current Stock Valuation v.s. Realistic valuation Recommend Acquisition Price F. Discussion of Results Findings Proposal Key Performance Indicators Tetra Technologies, Inc. (TTI) Research Focus: Valuation of a Small Cap Firm Tetra Technologies, Inc. is a geographically diversified oil and gas services company. It engages in the completion of fluids and associated products and services. It operates through the following segments: Completion Fluids and Products; Compression; and Water and Flowback Services. The Completion Fluids and Products division manufactures and markets clear brine fluids, additives, and associated products and services to the oil and gas industry. The Compression division offers compression services and equipment for natural gas and oil production, gathering, transportation, processing, and storage. The Water and Flowback Services division provides onshore oil and gas operators with comprehensive water management services. The company was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in The Woodlands, TX. To the student team: You have been asked to evaluate Tetra Technologies for a possible acquisition by a third party equity investment group. You should note that the equity investment group is split with some members supporting the proposed acquisition while other members are opposed. Your analysis will be used to guide their final decision. The issues to be addressed are: (1) Determine if the current quoted market stock price represents a realistic valuation for the enterprise and why you believe this to be the case or, if not, what would you suggest Tetra Technologies true value to be and why? At what price might you recommend acquisition (offer supportive evidence)? (2) To support the proposed recommendations, the team must conduct research on existing valuation methodologies and present comparable analyses for several small cap firms in the same market space as Tetra Technologies. (3) The teams analysis should provide extensive information on Tetra Technologies marketing, competitors, operations and financials, allowing consideration of all factors in a suggested valuation of the company. (4) Can the team present, to the interested investment group, a profile of anticipated ROI based upon the teams recommended acquisition price?