What is FAST Graphs™?
FAST Graphs™ is the "Fundamentals Analyzer Software Tool;" a stock research tool that empowers subscribers to conduct fundamental stock research deeper and faster. Developed to provide "essential fundamentals at a glance," they are offered as a fast and efficient "tool to think with." Warren Buffett, the greatest capital allocator of all time, says: "There are only two things an investor needs to know; how to value a company and how to think about stock prices." With the FAST Graphs™ fundamental stock analysis research tool at their disposal, subscribers are able to do both those tasks easily and quickly. FAST Graphs™ are offered as the first step in every fundamental stock research project and should be your first step too.
Our graphs provide the essential company fundamental information you need to know in order to make smart investment decisions. Within a matter of minutes, subscribers can examine the relationship of operating results to stock price performance on thousands of companies. The US and Canadian version of FAST Graphs™ has access to up to 20 years of historical fundamental data on thousands of U.S. and Canadian public companies. The FAST Graphs™ stock research tool takes all the hours of manual stock researching of business fundamentals and reduces it to seconds, giving you critical stock research information in an instant.
Introduction Simply Google the phrase “what effect is Amazon having on retail” and you’ll discover a significant amount of information, articles and theories. Personally, I found the following article written by Susan Ward that articulated the sales of brick-and-mortar versus online to be quite illuminating. Her opening paragraph mirrors the title of this article as Read more about Is the Death of Retail Trade Greatly Exaggerated? Part 16[…]
Introduction Although I consider the overall stock market as represented by the S&P 500 to be overvalued, not all stocks are overvalued. This has been one of the primary reasons that I have attempted to cover the 20 sectors reported on by FactSet. It’s very common for investors to get caught up in either their Read more about Investment Opportunities in the Producer Manufacturing Sector: Part 15[…]
Introduction One of the main goals of this series of articles is to illustrate the significant differences between individual stocks, and the significant differences between different sectors. Therefore, from this perspective, I have been attempting to illustrate the “nature of the beast” for each of the sectors I have covered. The Process Industries Sector as Read more about 12 Exceptional Investments in the Process Industries Sector: Part 14[…]
Introduction The Non-Energy Minerals Sector is mostly comprised of very cyclical and typically commodity-based companies. Consequently, very few companies in this sector offer the consistency and predictability that prudent and/or conservative investors might require. As a result, I personally tend to eschew investing in companies in this sector. In addition to the general cyclical nature Read more about Are stocks in the Non-Energy Minerals Sector Investable? Part 13[…]
Introduction A major goal of this series on sectors is to illustrate the reality that it is a market of stocks rather than a stock market. With this article I am technically covering the Industrial Services Sector. However, all the research candidates I will be presenting come from the Oil & Gas Pipelines subsector. There Read more about 10 Fairly Valued MLPs: Are the High Yields Worth the Risk and Effort? Part 12[…]
Introduction Although many Health Technology Sector companies have significantly outperformed the market on a long-term basis, they have significantly underperformed the market since the beginning of 2015. With only a few minor exceptions, this is true for most companies, especially the pharmaceutical companies, operating in this sector. On the other hand, there are several examples Read more about Undervalued Growth and Dividend Growth in Health Technology: Part 11[…]
Introduction The Health Services Sector is one of the smallest sectors as presented by FactSet as it only contains 137 companies out of more than 19,000 in the US and Canadian universe. Furthermore, since I was also screening for quality based on investment grade S&P Credit Ratings of BBB- or better, I was additionally surprised Read more about 6 Health Services Stocks Offering Growth at a Reasonable Price: Part 10[…]
Introduction I found more value in the Finance Sector than I did in any other sector that I screened. All in all, I identified 131 attractively valued companies out of the 1,888 companies in the Finance Sector. This is approximately 10 times as many as I found in any other sector. Stated succinctly, there is Read more about There is More Value to be Found in the Finance Sector than in any other Sector: Part 9[…]
16 Dividend Income Opportunities in the Energy Minerals Sector, but Beware the Nature of the Beast: Part 8
Introduction The Energy Minerals Sector is comprised of 619 companies. And, as it is with every sector, they come in all shapes, sizes and colors. However, a common attribute that is shared by most companies in this sector is a significant amount of cyclicality in their operating results, i.e., earnings and cash flows. As a Read more about 16 Dividend Income Opportunities in the Energy Minerals Sector, but Beware the Nature of the Beast: Part 8[…]
Part B – The Missing 2 – QCOM and TEL – FAST Graphs Analyze Out Loud Video On 9 Electronic Technology Research Candidates
In my previous video and article found here I left out Qualcomm Inc. (QCOM) and TE Connectivity Limited (TEL). Therefore, please accept this analyze out loud video part 2 where I cover these 2 companies.