The Stock Investor's Pocket Calculator: A Quick Guide to All the Formulas and Ratios You Need to Invest Like a Pro

Overview

Every stock market investor needs to be able to calculate value, profits, and cash flow in order to make basic decisions like whether to buy, hold, or sell. But it’s easy to get intimidated by all the ratios and formulas, especially when incorrect calculations can lead to costly investment mistakes.

he Stock Investor’s Pocket Calculator simplifies the math behind successful equity investing. Containing over 100 ratios and formulas, the book translates them into plain English, ...

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Overview

Every stock market investor needs to be able to calculate value, profits, and cash flow in order to make basic decisions like whether to buy, hold, or sell. But it’s easy to get intimidated by all the ratios and formulas, especially when incorrect calculations can lead to costly investment mistakes.

he Stock Investor’s Pocket Calculator simplifies the math behind successful equity investing. Containing over 100 ratios and formulas, the book translates them into plain English, breaks them down into simple steps, and places them side-by-side with practical examples. Readers will learn how to:

• judge portfolio value
• assess corporate strength or weakness (both cash flow and profitability)
• follow revenue and earnings trends
• and more.

Filled with worksheets, checklists, visual aids, and examples, this is a must-have guide for anyone investing in the stock market.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780814474600
  • Publisher: AMACOM
  • Publication date: 7/18/2007
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 796,922
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael C. Thomsett (Port Townsend, WA) is a former accountant and financial consultant and the author of dozens of books on investing, accounting, and business management, including Getting Started in Options, Options Trading for the Conservative Investor, Getting Started in Fundamental Analysis, Annual Reports 101 (0-8144-7367-9), and The Real Estate Investor’s Pocket Calculator (0-8144-7296-6).

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