Analyze a Stock in Easy Steps

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Holland Fairview – Personal Finance Course Spring 2011 Making Stock Choices From Within the Same Industry or Sector 75 points – students will present to the class how they choose the one (1) stock from their five (5) using a basic form of analysis outlined below. The “choice” just needs to be justified using the tools discussed in lecture and information found on various investment websites presented in class. Each of the five stocks should be analyzed independently then compared to each other. The recommended output should be presented on a poster board OR a ppt. OR some sort of visual display that can be easily read from at least 10 feet away. DUE: Block Day during the week of March 7, 2011 Analyze a Stock in these Easy Steps Do you suffer from analysis paralysis? Do you have five (5) stocks you are interested in buying but you don't have the foggiest idea of where to even start a proper analysis? The following information may help. Investing today is much different than it was 50, or even 20 years, ago. Whereas your parents and grandparents could only get a limited amount of stock data in the daily newspaper, you have access to a seemingly unlimited amount of data on every publicly traded stock. This is both a blessing and a curse. With access to so much information, many investors get lost in the details and are never able to make a decision. However, if you know where to look, having access to the information can help you make more informed investment decisions. Let's take a look. You can actually conduct a thorough analysis of any stock in easy-to-follow steps. As we get started, it is important to remember that this is neither a crystal ball nor a guarantee of
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This note was uploaded on 05/16/2011 for the course LIT 101 taught by Professor Smart during the Winter '10 term at Grand Valley State University.

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