Fundamental Analysis Tutorials

  1. Netflix: Porter's 5 Forces Analysis

    Even though Netflix is a well established company, there is always a threat from competitive forces.
  2. Apple: Porter's 5 Forces Analysis

    Even though Apple is a well established company, there is always a threat from competitive forces.
  3. Starbucks - Porter's 5 Forces

    Even though Starbucks is a well established company, there is always a threat from competitive forces.
  4. Google: Porter's 5 Forces Analysis

    Use the Porter five forces analysis method to review Google's position as the world's dominant search engine website and ...
  5. Discounted Cash Flow Analysis

    Find out how analysts determine the fair value of a company with this step-by-step tutorial and learn how to evaluate an ...
  6. Ratio Analysis Tutorial

    If you don't know how to evaluate a company's present performance and its possible future performance, you need to learn ...
  7. Capital Budgeting

    Learn the process through which businesses determine whether projects are worth pursuing.
  8. Popular Resources for Equity Research and Analysis: A Tutorial

    This tutorial offers details on the most popular resources for equity research and analysis.
  9. Key Ratios For Analyzing Oil And Gas Stocks

    Oil and gas investors need to focus on a different subset of ratios to analyze the growth and profitability of these companies.
  10. Guide To Excel For Finance

    Formulas, functions and features you need to know when using Excel for financial analysis.
  11. Guide To Measuring Oil And Gas Companies

    Here are some important stats to look for when measuring oil and gas companies.
  12. Beginner's Guide To The Bloomberg Terminal

    Find out how to use the Bloomberg terminal computer system to trade stocks.
  13. Accounting Basics

    What is accounting? Learn the basics of this essential way of recording and summarizing financial information.
  14. Fund Transactional Activity

    Portfolio turnover is one of the simplest measures of mutual fund quality quality. Find out how to measure it.
  15. Hedge Funds Tutorial

    Hedge funds can be an integral part of a well-diversified portfolio - if you know how to choose them.
  16. Conversion Arbitrage

    This stock/options combination helps traders take advantage of market mispricing. Find out how.
  17. Financial Concepts

    Diversification? Optimal portfolio theory? Read this tutorial and these and other financial concepts will be made clear. ...
  18. Introduction To Fundamental Analysis

    Learn this easy-to-understand technique of analyzing a company's financial statements and reports.
  19. Understanding The P/E Ratio

    Learn what the price/earnings ratio really means and how you should use it to value companies.
  20. Reading Financial Tables Tutorial

    Learn about six common types of financial tables and figure out how to interpret them.
  21. The Basics Of Mergers And Acquisitions

    Learn what corporate restructuring is, why companies do it and why it sometimes doesn't work.
  22. Advanced Financial Statement Analysis

    Learn what it means to do your homework on a company's performance and reporting practices before investing.
  23. Understanding Economic Value Added

    Discover the simplicity of this important valuation metric. We reveal its underlying ideas and examine each of its components. ...
  24. Basics Of Technical Analysis

    Learn how chartists analyze the price movements of the market. We'll introduce you to the most important concepts in this ...
  25. Behavioral Finance

    Learn the science behind irrational decision making and how you can avoid it.
  26. Liquidity Measurement Ratios

    Learn about the current ratio, quick ratio, cash ratio and cash conversion cycle.
  27. Operating Performance Ratios

    Learn about the fixed-asset turnover, sales/revenue per employee, operating cycle and dividend payout ratio.
  28. Debt Ratios

    Learn about the debt ratio, debt-equity ratio, capitalization ratio, interest coverage ratio and the cash flow to debt ratio. ...
  29. Profitability Indicator Ratios

    Learn about profit margin analysis, effective tax rate, return on assets, return on equity and return on capital employed.
  30. Cash Flow Indicator Ratios

    Learn about the operating cash flow to sales ratio, free cash flow to operating cash flow ratio and free cash flow coverage ...
  31. Investment Valuation Ratios

    Learn about per share data, price/book value ratio, price/cash flow ratio, price/earnings ratio, price/sales ratio, dividend ...
  32. Scoring Fund Investment Quality

    Learn some background on mutual funds and what factors can be used to assess their investment quality.
  33. Measuring a Fund's Risk and Return

    Learn the importance of the risk-return relationship in selecting a mutual fund.
  34. Fund Performance Metrics

    With mutual funds, it is crucial to look at all components of investment quality and not performance alone.
  35. Analytical Commentary On A Fund

    Independent fund investment research is the key to finding investment quality in a mutual fund.
  36. Mutual Fund Investment Quality: Conclusion

    Check in here for an overview of mutual fund investment quality and how to find it.
  37. Using Accounting Analysis To Measure Earnings Quality

    Learn the accounting concepts that will help you to dig into to the details to find earnings manipulation.
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