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Fundamental Analysis For Dummies, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-1-119-26359-3
408 pages
May 2016
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Introduction 1

Part 1: What Fundamental Analysis Is and Why You Should Use It 5

CHAPTER 1: Understanding Fundamental Analysis 7

CHAPTER 2: Getting Up to Speed with Fundamental Analysis 19

CHAPTER 3: Gaining an Upper Hand on Wall Street: Why Fundamental Analysis Gives Investors an Edge 37

CHAPTER 4: Getting Your Hands on Fundamental Data 55

Part 2: How to Perform Fundamental Analysis 75

CHAPTER 5: Analyzing a Company’s Profitability Using the Income Statement 77

CHAPTER 6: Measuring a Company’s Staying Power with the Balance Sheet 97

CHAPTER 7: Tracking Cash with the Statement of Cash Flow 115

CHAPTER 8: Using Financial Ratios to Pinpoint Investments 133

CHAPTER 9: Mining the Proxy Statement for Investment Clues 153

Part 3: Making Money with Fundamental Analysis 171

CHAPTER 10: Looking for Fundamental Reasons to Buy or Sell 173

CHAPTER 11: Finding a Right Price for a Stock Using Discounted Cash Flow 195

CHAPTER 12: Using the Annual Report (10-K) to See What a Company Is Worth 213

CHAPTER 13: Analyzing a Company’s Public Comments and Statements 233

CHAPTER 14: Gleaning from the Fundamental Analysis Done by Others 245

CHAPTER 15: Performing “Top Down” Fundamental Analysis 265

Part 4: Getting Advanced with Fundamental Analysis 277

CHAPTER 16: Digging into an Industry’s Fundamentals 279

CHAPTER 17: Pinpointing Trends Using Fundamental Analysis 295

CHAPTER 18: Avoiding Investment Blow-Ups with Fundamental Analysis 311

CHAPTER 19: Marrying Fundamental Analysis with Technical Analysis 325

Part 5: The Part of Tens 345

CHAPTER 20: Ten Things to Look at When Analyzing a Company 347

CHAPTER 21: Ten Things Fundamental Analysis Cannot Do 355

Index 365