I’m struggling to understand the definition of the orange P/E line especially in comparison to the blue P/E line. Do you have something you recommend me reading to fill in the gaps?

One of the most valuable features of the research tool is its dynamic capabilities.  Each time you draw a different timeframe, important calculations such as earnings growth rate (or the growth rate of whatever metric you are drawing) will be calculated relative to the timeframe drawn.  Therefore, it’s imperative that you always check the color-coded Read more about I’m struggling to understand the definition of the orange P/E line especially in comparison to the blue P/E line. Do you have something you recommend me reading to fill in the gaps?[…]

Are These 5 Dow Stocks As Cheap As They Appear?: Part 5 of 5

Introduction This is the final installment of the five-part series where I examined the past operating histories and valuations of the 30 Dow Jones Industrial Average stocks.  With this 5 Part series I attempted to cover the 30 Dow stocks in order of highest valuations to lowest.  For the most part, I suggested that the Read more about Are These 5 Dow Stocks As Cheap As They Appear?: Part 5 of 5[…]

Why Are These 6 Dow Stocks Fairly Valued?: Part 4 of 5

Introduction Thus far, with the first 3 parts of this five-part series, we’ve examined 60% (18 of 30) of the 30 stocks in the Dow Jones Industrial Average.  What we found so far were that the majority of these constituents are currently overvalued or at least fully valued.  Finally, with this Part 4, we will Read more about Why Are These 6 Dow Stocks Fairly Valued?: Part 4 of 5[…]

6 More Expensive Stocks in the Dow Jones Industrial Average: Part 2 of 5

Introduction In part 1 of this five-part series, I covered what I considered the 6 most expensive stocks in the Dow Jones Industrial Average Index of 30 stocks.  With this part 2, I’m going to cover 6 additional Dow stocks that I consider overvalued currently.  So far, these two articles represent approximately 40% of the Read more about 6 More Expensive Stocks in the Dow Jones Industrial Average: Part 2 of 5[…]

Choosy Investors Choose J.M. Smucker and The Dividend Adds Value

Introduction The J.M. Smucker Company (SJM) is a “Dividend Contender” that has increased its dividend for 20 consecutive years.  After being overvalued for most of fiscal year 2017 (fiscal year ends in April) the company has since fallen into attractive valuation territory.  As a result, the company is available at a low P/E ratio relative Read more about Choosy Investors Choose J.M. Smucker and The Dividend Adds Value[…]

Why F.A.S.T. Graphs™ Reports Five Versions Of Earnings

F.A.S.T. Graphs displays five separate earnings mnemonics. These include: Adjusted (Operating) Earnings (Default mnemonic) Normalized Basic Tax-Adjusted Earnings Normalized Basic Earnings Basic Earnings Diluted Earnings (GAAP) Each one describes the underlying profitability of a company in a slightly different manner. Keep in mind that these metrics are often more similar than different, but they do Read more about Why F.A.S.T. Graphs™ Reports Five Versions Of Earnings[…]

Nvidia: Forecast Profits and/or Cash Flow Not Prices!

Introduction This will be the first in a series of articles where I will cover popular and/or high profile stocks.  The primary objective of this series will be to put a spotlight on the importance of forecasting future growth prior to making an investment decision.  The central idea is to determine whether or not a Read more about Nvidia: Forecast Profits and/or Cash Flow Not Prices![…]