How to Research  Stocks Before You Buy 

Investing in stocks can be a great way to generate income and build wealth. But it’s important to do your research before you buy anything.

Investment approaches often break into two schools of thought: fundamental and technical analysis.

How to Research Stocks Before Investing

- SEC filings - Annual reports - Quarterly reports - Press releases - Company presentations and reports - Financial statements

Financial Information to Gather When Researching Stocks

- Revenue  - Net Income - Earnings per Share (EPS) - Book Value per Share - Market Capitalization (Cap) - P/E Ratio - Return on Equity (ROE)

Focus on the Financial Metrics that Matter

Fundamental analysts usually focus on long-term investments rather than intraday trading.

How to Analyze a Stock with Fundamental Analysis

Fundamental analysis can become very complicated, so most people rely on investment research services to find gems.

How to Pick Stocks

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