Fundamentals

  1. Top 5 Positions in Steve Mandel's Portfolio

    Learn about the top five positions in the billionaire hedge fund manager Steve Mandel's portfolio and fundamental ratios ...
  2. Analyzing Amgen's Price & Profitability Ratios in 2016 (AMGN)

    Learn about Amgen's price ratios and profitability ratios and discover why it has one of the highest profit margins in the ...
  3. Top 5 Positions in Joel Greenblatt's Portfolio

    Learn about Gotham Asset Management's top holdings.
  4. Delta's 3 Key Financial Ratios (DAL)

    Learn why a smaller sales growth rate is actually good for an airline company such as Delta to achieve a better operating ...
  5. Is Now the Right Time to Buy Russian Stocks?

    Examine the state of the Russian equity market entering 2016 and learn why adding Russian stocks to your investment portfolio ...
  6. Why Investors Have Reason to Be Optimistic

    A broad measure of global equities (the MSCI ACWI Index) entered a bear market recently. And fears over the banking sector ...
  7. Dow Jones Stocks: 3 to Avoid in 2016

    Discover three Dow stocks that have an even worse outlook for 2016 than the broader index, which is mired in uncertainty ...
  8. 2 Tech Stocks Near Their 52-Week Lows Worth Buying (IMOS, BCOR)

    Consider technology sector stocks as interest rates rise, since they typically have low debt loads. Find bargains among stocks ...
  9. 2 Healthcare Stocks Near Their 52-Week Lows Worth Buying (ACHC, ALQA)

    Adopt a strategy of value investing and buy undervalued stocks in the defensive health care sector, such as Acadia Healthcare ...
  10. Valuing Private Companies

    Even though they’re typically not accessible to the average investor, private firms often raise money through venture capital ...
  11. 3 Volatile Financials Stocks for the Risk Taker

    Explore detailed analyses of three volatile stocks that risk-taking investors should consider in 2016, and learn about their ...
  12. What is a Bond ETF?

    Learn about the basics of bond ETFs. As a reminder, an ETF is a fund that trades on an exchange like a stock that bundles ...
  13. Best Websites to Find News On Rite Aid and to Stay On Top Of Its Stock (RAD)

    Learn where Rite Aid investors can look online to find the most up-to-date information on the company and the drugstore industry ...
  14. Will FANG Become Toothless Tigers in 2016? (FB,AMZN,NFLX,GOOGL)

    Based on analysts' 12-month target prices, last year's hottest stocks - Netflix and Amazon.com - are expected to gain 40% ...
  15. Top 5 Positions in Lee Ainslie's Portfolio (LBTYK, ARMK)

    Find out what the top five stocks are in the equity investment portfolio of Lee Ainslie, manager of the Maverick Capital ...
  16. Understanding Incremental Cash Flow

    Incremental cash flow is the additional operating cash flow an organization expects to generate from a new project.
  17. Analyzing Apple's Debt Ratios in 2016 (AAPL)

    Discover detailed analyses of Apple's four debt ratios over quarterly and annual periods between 2014 and 2015, and learn ...
  18. Analyzing Coca-Cola's Debt Ratios in 2016 (KO)

    Explore analyses of Coca-Cola's three key debt ratios in 2016, and learn why the company may be too aggressive in its financial ...
  19. Analyzing Lockheed Martin's Return on Equity (LMT)

    Learn about Lockheed Martin's return on equity (ROE). Find out how DuPont analysis explains ROE relative to Lockheed's aerospace ...
  20. GAMCO Investors: An Activist Investor Analysis (GBL, AC)

    Read about famous investor Mario Gabelli and his activist firm, GAMCO Asset Management, which faced a series of challenges ...
  21. Analyzing Alibaba Group's Return on Equity (ROE) (BABA)

    Learn about Alibaba's return on equity, and find out how net profit margin, the asset turnover ratio and financial leverage ...
  22. Analyzing American Airlines’ Return on Equity (AAL)

    Learn about American Airlines' return on equity (ROE). Find out why American's ROE is now positive and how financial leverage ...
  23. Analyzing Apple's Return on Equity (AAPL)

    Learn about Apple's return on equity (ROE) in fiscal 2015, and find out how net profit margin, financial leverage and asset ...
  24. Analyzing Facebook's Return on Equity (FB)

    Learn about Facebook's return on equity (ROE), and find out how it compares to its peers. Discover how net margin, asset ...
  25. Analyzing Seagate Technology's Return on Equity (STX)

    Learn about Seagate Technology's return on equity (ROE). Find out how net profit margin, asset turnover and financial leverage ...
  26. Analyzing United Continental's Return on Equity (UAL)

    Lean about United Continental's return on equity (ROE). Find out how DuPont analysis isolates the impacts of net margin, ...
  27. McKesson Corporation's 3 Key Financial Ratios (MCK)

    Learn about key financial ratios used for analyzing McKesson Corporation and why gross margin, asset turnover and dividend ...
  28. Analyzing Comcast's Price & Profitability Ratios in 2016 (CMCSA)

    Learn about Comcast Corporation and its key metrics, such as the price/earnings to growth ratio, dividend yield, operating ...
  29. Analyzing Toyota's Return on Equity (ROE)

    Analyze the return on equity of Toyota Motor Corporation and understand how the company's net margin has driven its ROE up ...
  30. Baidu's 3 Key Financial Ratios (BIDU)

    Learn about Baidu Inc. and how to analyze its operations using financial ratios, such as the debt-to-equity ratio, operating ...
  31. Analyzing GE's Price & Profitability Ratios in 2016 (GE)

    Learn about General Electric and its financial metrics that help investors analyze the company's relative valuation and profitability.
  32. Analyzing Wal-Mart's Price & Profitability Ratios in 2016 (WMT)

    Learn about Wal-Mart Stores' price and profitability ratios, such as the price-to-sales ratio, dividend yield, operating ...
  33. Analyzing UnitedHealth Group’s Return on Equity (UNH)

    Learn more about the outlook for UnitedHealth Group in 2016, and discover the company's historical and future return on equity ...
  34. Analyzing Wells Fargo's Return on Equity (WFC)

    Examine Wells Fargo & Company's return on equity and how stacks up against its major competitors, along with future projections ...
  35. Rite Aid's 4 Key Financial Ratios (RAD)

    Discover important financial ratios helpful in assessing Rite Aid's financial health, efficiency and ability to generate ...
  36. Advantages of the PEG Ratio over the P/E Ratio

    Earnings are critical to any company’s future prospects, but other factors are important, too.
  37. Analyzing IBM's Price and Profitability Ratios in 2016 (IBM)

    Explore how IBM's past performance may be used to predict its stock and profitability ratios in 2016 and why business fundamentals ...
  38. Chesapeake Energy's 3 Key Financial Ratios (CHK)

    Understand how the 2016 energy market rout has impacted Chesapeake' business and its stock value as illustrated by some important ...
  39. Analyzing Coca-Cola's Price & Profitability Ratios in 2016 (KO)

    Learn about Coca-Cola's price and profitability ratios, such as the price-to-earnings ratio, dividend yield, operating margin ...
  40. Equity Valuation: The Comparables Approach

    The premise for the comparables approach to equity valuation is that an equity’s value should bear some resemblance to other ...
  41. Analyzing AT&T's Price & Profitability Ratios in 2016 (T)

    Conduct fundamental analysis on AT&T by examining its price and profitability ratios.
  42. Chipotle's 3 Key Financial Ratios (CMG)

    Explore why some financial ratios are most helpful in analyzing Chipotle's business amid its food safety scandal and understand ...
  43. Halliburton's 3 Key Financial Ratios (HAL)

    Explore the financial ratios that are most revealing to Halliburton's economies of scale, critical to the company's competitiveness ...
  44. Analyzing Pepsico's Debt Ratios in 2016 (PEP)

    Learn about PepsiCo and its financial leverage by looking at its debt-to-equity ratio, interest-coverage ratio and operating ...
  45. Johnson Controls’ 3 Key Financial Ratios (JCI)

    Understand why financial ratios support the split of Johnson Controls' auto business from its main building management operations, ...
  46. Analyzing Verizon's Price & Profitability Ratios in 2016 (VZ)

    Learn about Verizon Communication and its key metrics, such as the price-to-earnings ratio, dividend yield, net margin and ...
  47. Kinder Morgan's 3 Key Financial Ratios (KMI)

    Learn how some important financial ratios best explain key parts of Kinder Morgan's business and how any positive change ...
  48. Disney's 4 Key Financial Ratios (DIS)

    Learn about the financial ratios that are important in understanding Walt Disney Company; analyze the company's past performance ...
  49. Ford's 4 Key Financial Ratios (F)

    Learn about Ford Motor Company and how to analyze its business using financial ratios that help assess leverage, operations ...
  50. Wal-Mart's 5 Key Financial Ratios (WMT)

    Identify the five key financial ratios that fundamental analysts use to evaluate Wal-Mart's financial position and determine ...
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