Price-to-Earnings Ratio

What Does the Post-COVID-19 Investing World Look Like? January 13, 2021 10:30 AM   |  

2020 was a challenging year for investors. But 2021 might be a challenge as well—for different reasons. Here’s a look at the opportunities and risks.

5 min read  |  Portfolio Strategy
5 Key Financial Ratios You Should Know January 12, 2021 10:30 AM   |  

There are different ways to value a stock. Five of the key financial ratios are the price-to-earnings ratio, PEG ratio, price-to-sales ratio, price-to-book ratio, and debt-to-equity ratio.

5 min read  |  Investing Basics
Gearing Up: Tesla's Path to the S&P 500 Index Has Been a Wild Ride December 17, 2020 10:44 AM   |  

Tesla’s addition to the benchmark S&P 500, which will result in the largest-ever rebalancing of the index, has big implications for the broader market because of Tesla’s market cap.

5 min read  |  Economic Trends
A Brief History of Financial Bubbles & How Investors Can Prepare, Protect November 10, 2020 11:42 AM   |  

As long as there have been markets, there have been occasional market bubbles. Here’s a look at a few of them, and what today’s investors can learn about avoiding the excesses of exuberance.

7 min read  |  Portfolio Strategy
Opportunities Can Change on a Dime: Three IPO Investing Lessons from 2020 November 6, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

When investing in IPOs, your time horizon should match your objective. Learn why momentum investing and long-term investing are two distinctly different animals.

5 min read  |  Economic Trends
How the Stock Market Works: What Are the Stock Market’s Key Drivers? August 18, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

Fundamentals and investor sentiment are two key drivers of the stock market. It’s important to understand how the market responds to both these factors, but also how fundamentals like price/earnings ratios and earnings per share eventually validate stock prices.

5 min read  |  Investing Basics
Stocks for Beginners: Is Now the Time to Start Trading Stocks? July 9, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

Education is key to trading stocks. The decision to start trading and investing in stocks depends on your personal situation—including whether you have investable assets.

5 min read  |  Trading Basics
Growth vs. Value Stocks: Which Is Right for Right Now? June 23, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

Growth stocks versus value stocks—a case can be made for both. But which way should an investor's portfolio lean these days?

5 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
Putting Up a Good Defense: Defensive Sectors & Stocks Strategy for Investors June 22, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

A good defense is the best offense, right? It’s sometimes true for investing as well. Here’s what investors should know about defensive investing and defensive sectors.

5 min read  |  ETFs & Mutual Funds
Swapping the Goods: How International Trade Affects the U.S. Economy and Markets May 22, 2020 10:55 AM   |  

The import and export of goods and services across national borders helps drive economic and stock market growth. But international trade has its critics, and sometimes politics—and supply chain hiccups such as those related to the coronavirus pandemic—get in the way.

5 min read  |  Economic Trends
Cash Is King: Follow the Money Flow as Part of Your Stock Analysis April 22, 2020 7:38 AM   |  

Consider using company cash flow data as you survey stock investments. It’s a basic, fundamental measure of potential earnings and dividend growth.

3 min read  |  Fundamental Analysis
Catch a Falling Star: Setting Your Selloff Wish List March 11, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

When markets sell off, sometimes quality names with solid fundamentals get placed in the bargain bin along with everything else. When that happens, make sure you have your wish list in place.

5 min read  |  Fundamental Analysis
Finally, Numbers That Matter: Fundamental Analysis for Traders November 14, 2019 10:30 PM   |  

Traders don't look at balance sheets and income statements, right? Not so fast. Fundamental analysis might be able to tell you something your charts can't.

7 min read  |  Fundamental Analysis
Price-to-Earnings Ratio: The Price Is Right ... Right? July 18, 2019 8:00 PM   |  

The price-to-earnings ratio has its critics, yet it remains a metric worth watching for valuing stocks and making investment decisions.

5 min read  |  Investing Basics
In Search of the Next FAANGs: How to Evaluate an Up-and-Coming Tech Stock July 12, 2019 10:15 AM   |  

FAANG stocks and other big-name flyers were, not too long ago, start-ups with no clear path to sustained profitability. If you’re looking for the next potential disruptors, how might you go about assessing candidates? You might want to go beyond traditional fundamental analysis.

5 min read  |  Fundamental Analysis
Value Stock Investments: Building a Durable Portfolio January 14, 2019 4:00 AM   |  

Explore the importance of value investing in a volatile market and learn how to build a durable portfolio to help you weather the storm.

5 min read  |  Portfolio Strategy
Value Investing? Consider Looking Beyond the P/E for Potential Bargains September 3, 2018 4:00 AM   |  

Develop a better understanding of stock valuation metrics and how to locate potentially undervalued investment opportunities.

5 min read  |  Fundamental Analysis
Growth Investing among Large-Cap Stocks: Back in Vogue? September 13, 2017 12:00 AM   |  

growth stocks, investing, Russell 1000, technology, biotechnology, energy

3 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
Tech Time Machine: What’s Changed Since 2000, and What Hasn’t June 14, 2017 12:00 AM   |  

Some investors draw parallels between the Nasdaq Composite index now versus that of the late 1990s and early 2000, but there may be more to the story.

3 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
S&P 500 All-Time Highs: Where Can Investors Find Value? August 18, 2016 12:01 AM   |  

Is the stock market overvalued or undervalued? Let’s take a look at the S&P 500’s valuation and the sectors that might offer investors value.

3 min read  |  Fundamental Analysis
Beyond P/E Ratio: Tools that Can Help Measure the Value of a Stock May 9, 2016 12:00 AM   |  

The price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) is one popular way to measure a stock’s value, but there are other tools that can be more helpful and sometimes more reveali

4 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
The Price is Right ... Right? April 30, 2014 8:00 PM   |  

The price-to-earnings ratio has its critics, yet it remains a metric worth watching for valuing stocks and making investment decisions.

5 min read  |  Investing Basics
Move Like Jagger and Buy Like Buffett: Stock Screener July 12, 2013 7:25 PM   |  

Investors looking for well-priced, quality stocks might borrow a page from Warren Buffett and Benjamin Graham, but only with the help of a stock screener.

4 min read  |  Web Platform
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