Newsletter Login

Username:

Password:

Forget your login?

Q & A

I mostly follow your recommendations, but I also own two small-cap stocks with 100 Overall scores. Why are they not on one of your buy lists?



Read More from Q&A


Tools & Resources



Tangible Assets

Assets owned by a firm that have an actual physical presence.

T-Bill

"Treasury Bill," which is a short-term obligation of the U.S. Government that is issued at a discount from its face value. The difference between the face value paid to the investor at maturity and the price paid for the T-bill represents interest.

Technical Analysis

A method of analyzing a security that focuses on the price movement, trend, and trading volume of a security. Technical analysis may be used in conjunction with Fundamental Research.

Tender Offer

A public offer by an outside investor to the shareholders of a particular firm to purchase their stock at a specific price with the intent of taking over this firm.

Ticker Symbol

A letter-based identification code used to designate the shares of a particular firm or fund.

Times Interest Earned

A ratio that attempts to measure the extent to which earnings may decline before impairing a firm's ability to meet its interest costs. A financially stronger firm should have a higher ratio than a weaker firm should.

Time Value of Money

The concept that a dollar received today is more valuable than a dollar to be received tomorrow due to the interest that can be earned on the dollar.

Total Return

The entire profit or loss earned on an investment. It consists of both the appreciation or depreciation in the value of the investment and any dividend or interest income received from the investment.

Trader

A person who buys and sells securities for his/her personal account. It can also refer to an employee of a financial firm who handles the purchases and sales of securities for his/her employer.

Transfer

The delivery of a stock certificate from the seller's broker to the buyer's broker and legal change of ownership.

Transfer Agent

A person or entity that keeps a record of the name and address of each registered shareholder and number of shares owned. In addition, a transfer agent supervises that stock certificates presented from the old owner are cancelled and new certificates are issued in the name of the new owner.

Treasury Stock

Stock that has been repurchased by the issuing corporation.

More Investment Newsletters and Services

Drip Investor

DRIP Investor — how you can buy dividend-paying stocks without a broker.

Visit us at DRIP Investor, your source for dividend reinvestment plans.

Lazy Investor

The Lazy Investor — free weekly e-letter that delivers market updates and stock market information via email.

Visit us at The Lazy Investor, our free investment newsletter.

Horizon Investment

Horizon — registered investment advisor seeks to provide investors at all stages the ability to build, preserve and enjoy wealth.

Visit us at Horizon Investment Services to get started in an investment program that's right for you.

Upside

Upside — discovers today's small and midcap stocks poised to be tomorrow's Blue Chip leaders.

Visit us at Upside, your guide to the best buys in small and midcap stocks.

Current Hotline

Friday, April 28, 2017

After one of the busiest weeks for corporate earnings reports in years

Read More from the Hotline

Stock Spotlight

New Alaska ready to soar

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Don’t read too much into the name of Alaska Air Group ($91; ALK) — there’s a lot more to the company than flights to and from Alaska.

In the wake of December’s purchase of Virgin America, Alaska Air has become the largest...

Read More from Stock Spotlight

Individual Stock Reports

ISRs make stock research easy!

Perhaps the most valuable two page reports available anywhere.

All the data you would normally have to plow through years of 10-K filings, earnings reports, and reams of market data to assemble — yours all in one concise report.

ISRs contain our proprietary Quadrix scores — find out how we rate all the stocks in the S&P 500.

Visit us at individualstockreports.com