Category archives: Fundamental Analysis

Final Commentary On Premium Portfolio Stocks Premium Only

Last update on July 17, 2017.

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On the third Monday of each month, I’ll comment on the performance of the premium portfolios and provide some additional analysis related to individual stocks. In this article, I will also provide a brief commentary on all stocks in the Premium portfolios and reflect on why many stocks in the portfolios didn’t perform up to expectations.

 

Premium Portfolio News

The performance of MoneyGeek's Premium portfolios for the month of June 2017 were as follows:

 

Jun 2017

Last 12 Months

Since Apr 2013

Moderately Aggressive

-4.6%

+2.5%

+37 ...

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What Price to Earnings (P/E) Ratio Is, And Why You Shouldn't Trust It

Last update on Dec. 15, 2014.

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Of the various metrics that people use to value stocks, the Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio is probably the most popular. People often say that a stock is cheap if it has a low P/E ratio and vice versa. Indeed, many people who purport to be value investors will often buy and sell stocks by largely depending on this metric.

However, the P/E ratio is often a grossly misleading metric, and one that people shouldn't rely on for investment decisions. In this article, I'll explain what the P/E ratio is, why it's ...

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Using Return On Equity To Gauge A Company's Quality

Last update on Nov. 18, 2013.

Employees: A company is really about its people, and that's worth keeping in mind as you invest in one

 

When I meet a fellow stock picking investor, I always ask them what they invest in, and why. After having many such conversations, I noticed a pattern. Many people often choose a stock, just because they like the product.

For example, a lot of people bought Apple stocks couple of years ago, because they liked their iPhones and their iPads. I also imagine that a lot of people today are buying Tesla shares, just because they like Tesla's ...

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