Long-term Microsoft Shareholders Your Money May Be in Jeopardy

Introduction Microsoft (MSFT) reported strong 4th quarter and fiscal year 2018 earnings.  The company’s earnings per share beat the analyst estimates by $.05 and their revenue of $30.09 billion beat analyst estimates by $860 million.  All in all, it was a great quarter and investors initially responded positively in after-hours trading. Clearly, there was an Read more about Long-term Microsoft Shareholders Your Money May Be in Jeopardy[…]

Stanley Black & Decker Inc.: FAST Graphs Fundamental Valuation by the Numbers Analysis

Introduction Stanley Black & Decker (SWK) is a leading manufacturer of hand tools, home security systems, industrial solutions and general hardware.  In the following analyze out loud video I will illustrate that this Dividend Aristocrat has generated an above-average record of operating growth.  As a result, the company has also produced dividend growth averaging 5.8% Read more about Stanley Black & Decker Inc.: FAST Graphs Fundamental Valuation by the Numbers Analysis[…]

Electronic Arts Inc.: Rationally Valued Based on History Overvalued Based on Future Growth

At the request of one of our subscribers to our YouTube channel I offer the following analyze out loud video on the growth stock Electronic Arts, Inc (EA).  In the long run, earnings determine market price and the rate of change of earnings growth will determine a company’s valuation past, present and future.  In recent Read more about Electronic Arts Inc.: Rationally Valued Based on History Overvalued Based on Future Growth[…]

Why doesn’t the Normal P/E in the historical graph match the normal P/E in the forecasting graph?

The earnings and price correlated historical graph (the main graph) includes forecasting data when you are running timeframes.  In contrast, the “Historical” normal P/E ratio forecasting calculator is utilizing only completed historical data. Therefore, in order to get the same normal P/E ratio on both the main graph and the forecasting graph, you have to Read more about Why doesn’t the Normal P/E in the historical graph match the normal P/E in the forecasting graph?[…]

Costco After the Recent Correction-Overvalued Or Undervalued?

Introduction This is the fourth 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. I elaborated on the importance of forecasting future growth in part Read more about Costco After the Recent Correction-Overvalued Or Undervalued?[…]

Searching for Alphabet’s True Worth? Should we Google it?

Introduction This is the third 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.  I elaborated on the importance of forecasting future growth in part Read more about Searching for Alphabet’s True Worth? Should we Google it?[…]