Savings and Investments

Analyzing Stocks

What kind of research do I need to do before investing?

There are hundreds of ways of analyzing stocks, but looking at very basic information about a company in several areas is a good way to start. These areas include analyzing the company’s financial picture, especially its ability to consistently generate profits, its assets, and its debt and obligations. You may also look at external factors, like the market that the company is in, how does the company compare to its competitors, past stock performance, and its ability to create products or services that are in high demand.


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