This book covers several important aspects of investing in stocks listed on the New York Stock Exchange, the American Stock Exchange, and NASDAQ. It discusses where to find investment leads or prospects, where to go to research a stock prospect, andMoreThis book covers several important aspects of investing in stocks listed on the New York Stock Exchange, the American Stock Exchange, and NASDAQ.
It discusses where to find investment leads or prospects, where to go to research a stock prospect, and what online tools are available for researching a prospective investment. It describes how to use the share price charts of Google Finance, MSN Money, Yahoo Finance, Reuters, and Market Watch to study the share price history of a stock and gives a sample chart from each of these online information sources.
It also gives cautionary examples on the accuracy and shortcomings of each provider’s share price chart.In addition, this book includes a chapter listing 179 stocks selected by the author. They are ranked by MSN Money’s Analyst Ratings as of the final week in 2013.Each stock listed is described in detail in a separate chapter giving its exchange symbol, summary of the company’s business activity, share price as of 31 December 2013, MSN Money’s Analyst Rating of the stock in the last week of December 2013, the number of analysts rating the stock, Yahoo Finance’s Analyst Rating, Google Finance’s price-to-earnings ratio as of 31/12/2013, the dividend yield if any, the 1-year, 3-year, 5-year, 10-year, 20-year, and 30-year share price increase or decrease when available, the company’s 1-year, 3-year, and 9-year percent increase or decrease in revenue, the stock’s 1-year, 3-year, and 9-year percent increase or decrease in per-share earnings, a description of the change in Fidelity Management’s (or Fidelity International’s), T.
Rowe Price’s, Vanguard’s, and Renaissance Technologies’ shareholdings in the 3rd quarter of 2013, the location of the company’s headquarters, and links to the company’s overview pages on Google Finance, MSN Money, Yahoo Finance, Reuters, and Market Watch. In addition, each of the chapters provides links to MSN Money’s web page giving the stock’s current Analyst Rating, Yahoo Finance’s web page giving its current Analyst Rating, MSN Money’s current 10-year financial summary web page, and MSN Money’s Ownership web page (generally current for the preceding quarter).Following these detailed chapters are chapters ranking the best of the 179 stocks by Fidelity’s shareholding changes, 1-year, 3-year, and 9-year increases in revenue, 1-year, 3-year, and 9-year increases in per-share earnings, and 1-year, 3-year, 5-year, 10-year, and 20-year share price increases.
It also gives separate chapters listing those of the 179 companies headquartered in California, Massachusetts, Texas, Washington, and Minnesota.