What are the main differences between Basic and Premium?

The main differences between the Basic and Premium would be the Premium Subscription has the Screening function, 15 Pre-loaded Portfolios (Dividend Challengers, Champions, Contenders, Fortune 500, NASDAQ 100 S&P 100, etc.), the ability to create up to as many portfolios as you would like, and the FUN Graphs (Fundamental Underlying Numbers) which consists of 60+ Read more about What are the main differences between Basic and Premium?[…]

Why is it that some of the REIT’s default to the Adjusted Earnings view and others will give me the choice to use FFO? OHI gives me the FFO choice, but STWD does not.

To answer your first part of the question, all of our graphs default to Adjusted Operating Earnings (i.e. when you first log in, the graph will always automatically be drawn in Adjusted Operating Earnings). To answer the second part of your question, we must delve into a deeper understanding of REITs themselves. A REIT is Read more about Why is it that some of the REIT’s default to the Adjusted Earnings view and others will give me the choice to use FFO? OHI gives me the FFO choice, but STWD does not.[…]

How do I evaluate MLPs (Master Limited Partnerships)?

When evaluating MLPs, the most appropriate metric is cash flow. It’s important to emphasize the idea that the orange line is relevant as it is with other companies.  However, since MLPs are primarily valued based on their income distributions (dividends), the dividend line (honeydew/white) could be considered a more conservative valuation reference line. Please follow Read more about How do I evaluate MLPs (Master Limited Partnerships)?[…]

Dividend Coverage Ratio – How do I find it?

How do I find the Dividend Coverage Ratio? The dividend coverage ratio is simply cash flow per share divided by the dividend per share.  Although this is an important metric, it is also a dynamic calculation over time.  Consequently, FAST Graphs do provide you a graphical expression of the dividend coverage ratio by simply drawing Read more about Dividend Coverage Ratio – How do I find it?[…]

How do I import my portfolio transactions into a FAST Graphs portfolio?

You must first export your transactions into a spreadsheet. Next you must first create a portfolio for your specified stocks. From there, hit the “Edit B/S” tab and follow the directions below: To import an excel buy/sell sheet into FAST Graphs after you have defined the symbols: Create the excel sheet to match the FAST Read more about How do I import my portfolio transactions into a FAST Graphs portfolio?[…]

Pop-ups are preventing me putting a number in the “Performance Results On” box in the navigation bar.

Go to the FAST FACTS box on the top graph, put your curser on the words “FAST FACTS” left click your mouse one time and that will freeze the pop-ups. The box “FAST FACTS” will turn dark gray indicating that the pop-ups are turned off. This will allow you to input a number in the box. To Read more about Pop-ups are preventing me putting a number in the “Performance Results On” box in the navigation bar.[…]