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Tools, techniques and methods of analyzing company shares and valuing them

Sharescope Review: How To Find And Analyse Shares With Sharescope

How to find and analyse company shares for your portfolio is a constant problem whether you are a beginner to investing in the stock market or an experienced private investor. One of the ways you could do this is to stick a pin in a copy of the Financial Times. [...]

Stockopedia Review: How To Find And Analyse Shares With Stockopedia

Whether you are beginner to investing in the stock market or an experienced private investor you need to know how to find and analyse company shares for your portfolio. In this article, I'm going to introduce you to a relatively new stock screening and analysis tool called Stockopedia. I recently discovered [...]

Valuation: The 3 Main Valuation Methods For The Valuation Of Shares

Valuation of shares before buying them is one of the biggest problems that beginners face because they are not familiar with the three main valuation methods that are available to them. So in this blog post and video, I am going to introduce you to those 3 main valuation methods [...]

Financial Ratios: 4 Easy Ways To Find The Best Shares To Buy Using Financial Ratios

If you are new to investing in shares, then the thought of using financial ratios to identify the best shares to buy for your share portfolio probably conjures up images of painstaking analysis of company accounts, endless financial figures that you don't understand and an ultimate feeling of frustration, confusion [...]

How To Buy Shares And Know How Much To Pay

If you want to buy shares in a company then you will inevitably face the question of how much to pay for those shares. To answer this question, you need to know how much the company's shares are worth and to do that, you need to value them. Once you [...]

Top Tips – 5 Easy Ways To Improve Your Stock Picking

Picking the best stocks for your shares portfolio is key to improving the returns that you get from your share investments. As explained in a previous article, shares are small pieces of a company and so picking the best shares (stocks) means picking the best companies to invest in. It [...]

9 Lessons From The Recent Facebook IPO – Part 2

My previous post examined the recent Facebook IPO and started to list some of the lessons that you could learn from what happened. This post provides lessons 5 through to 9 to complete the list. If you missed part 1 with lessons 1 to 4, then click here to read [...]

9 Lessons From The Recent Facebook IPO – Part 1

The Facebook IPO has now been and gone and Facebook shares are being traded on the NASDAQ exchange, so what lessons can you learn from this? Whether you bought some Facebook shares in the IPO or not, if you are an investor in stocks and shares then it is likely [...]