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How to compute what academics define as profitability?

I would be interested to compute what academics define as profitability using Yahoo Finance (we can take Apple as an example), but I lack accounting skills. In A Five-Factor Asset Pricing Model, Fama ...
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Why does the Treasury Stock Method assume that the company in question is the one who gets the proceeds of the exercised options?

Reading about TSM for counting diluted shares outstanding and confused about how things are being worded. I think I understand the procedure of how to do the calculations to get to the TSM diluted ...
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Selling a call option

There has been a lot of discussion about selling a call option. I read a good number of explanations but I didn't get clarity on this. Let's say a stock is trading at $80 per share and I sell a Feb ...
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Is it possible to calculate share price previous to stock split based on adjusted close price?

The price of NSE:HDFCBANK was around Rs. 2K+ before it split on 19-Sep-2019. I am using AlphaVantage to get stock price for NSE:HDFCBANK. It does not show the stock price before stock split as Rs. 2K+....
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How to calculate how much stock a company can buy back (factoring in liquidity) and how much they have bought back per quarter?

Is there a way to tell / estimate how much stock a company has bought back during a given period and at what price (I get that you could infer amount by comparing shares on the balance sheets between ...
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warrants and common stock

A company I have shares in recently announced underwritten public offerings of 10.6 million shares and warrants to purchase up to 10.6 million shares had priced. As a result, shares prices dropped ...
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How to find out the ratio of speculators to hedgers?

When investing, I would like to find out the ratio of speculators and hedgers that are in the market. For some market, such as commodity, I guess you can make an educated guess, yet for many other ...
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Impact of Open Interest or Volume to the Price

The following is the Option Chain for the symbol UBER. There is a high Interest for 40 CALL. There is less interest for 40 PUT. My questions are: What is the difference between VOLUME and OPEN ...
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What does these long wicks mean in a candle stick chart?

What are the long low wicks mean in the following chart? They are highlighted in yellow. The volume stat for the highlighted middle one is given below:
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Candle sticks and effect of index price on stock

The following are the candle stick charts of NASDAQ COMPOSITE, AAPL and UBER for 2/7/2020. My questions from the chart are: There is long high candle wick for NASDAQ and AAPL. But UBER has a long ...
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Under standing bought deals

I'm having trouble grasping the concept of bought-deals. Could someone give me a quick explanation and help analyze the following situation? "Goodfood Market Corp. ("Goodfood" or the "Company") (TSX:...
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What to check in the Quarterly Financials to know the future price movement?

The following is the quarterly financials for AAPL. What financial result in the list can indicate the strength of the company and it is rightly valued? Does the stock price normally adjusts to the ...
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Do exchanges or brokers control bulk trade activities?

The following is the chart for AAPL for 1/17/2020. There were two dips before 1:15 PM and at 1:15 PM, the stock went up to close higher. I speculate that the reason behind the surge is the news that ...
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What's the wrong with the Yahoo chart showing the wrong price at different times?

The following are the charts from Google and Yahoo Finance for the AAPL stock. A few questions regarding the chart and the prices: The Google chart shows the price of 316.49 at 9:30 AM while Yahoo ...
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Do stocks that are highly rated by analysts tend to outperform index funds historically?

For instance, on CNN Money if you go under forecasts for any semi-large or larger company you will find the number of buy/hold/sell ratings. Is there any way to find out if over a long historical ...
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Why do stocks that haved dropped since the launch still get good ratings?

I noticed that the price of some stocks (e.g. CA.PA) have gone down since the launch (in this case ~20 years ago, to -80% at almost linear rate). But for some strange reason the analysts still ...
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Discounted Cash Flow Model - Are Massive Variations Expected?

After reading "How to Analyse Companies and Value Shares" by the FT, I've made my own Excel DCF model for GlaxoSmithKline. The problem is that it gives huge variations in Enterprise Value if I only ...
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When finding the expected return of a stock just by using the closing values how far back should you go?

You can find the estimated expected return of a stock today just by using the closing values but how far back do you go to find the expected return? Do you use all of the closing values since the ...
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S&P divisor and new stock issued

I am trying to calculate net dollar amount of stock issued / buyback, with change in divisor. I am assuming that the divisor only changes with change in stocks as it is market capital weighted index. ...
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BUY volume that raises the stock price significantly

The following is the chart for Apple on 12/31/2019. As I understand from the chart, the buyers are outpacing sellers, and at 3:00 PM, the stock jumped significantly due to large buying. My question ...
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Strike Price for Momentum stocks

A trader speculate that a momentum stock can go higher 10% - 20% in the next three months based on the history of it's fluctuations. It can go down also 5% from the current price in the next few weeks ...
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Discounted Cash Flow Model - Getting Started

I'm trying to create a DCF model for GlaxoSmithKline, but I'm struggling with some of the figures. According to Shares Magazine the net profit for 2018 is £1,345m ((sharesmagazine.co.uk/shares/share/...
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What is the value that indicates a current volatility?

In the following chart, the price of the stock dropped when it was around 101.25 to 99.15 on 12/20 and the price is fluctuating between 99.60 and 100.60 for the next three days. Is there any technical ...
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Finding the Index where a stock is listed and its impact on a stock's price

How do I determine if NKE is a component of the S&P, DOW or Nasdaq indexes and what effect an index has on a stock's price? Is there a technical indicator that indicates if a stock is ...
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What are the implications for Telecom stocks if they are trust-busted and treated as utilities?

There has been some talk among recently Presidential Candidates about how they would like to break up the Oligopolies of telecom providers in the United States if they are elected in 2020. Let's say ...
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Resistance to Price rise [closed]

The following is the chart for UBER. You can see in the chart that from December 16th to 19th, the stock drops and then try to rise above 30 but can't. The NASDAQ index is rising, but UBER does not. ...
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Is trying to learn day trading a complete waste of time?

I understand there is a lot of people, maybe even most, who believe day trading is far too risky or the person trying day trading won't be skilled enough. I have gotten interested into investing ...
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What does it indicate when the stock price stabilizes around a certain range for many year? [closed]

I was looking at the price history chart of Hindustan Copper Ltd. in Bombay Stock Exchange website and noticed that for around 2 years the stock price was floating in between Rs. 50 and Rs. 70. What ...
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What do the green and red bars show in this Yahoo Chart and it's impact on stock price?

What does these green and red bars show in this Yahoo Chart for AAPL? Please see the first yellow highlighted bars. There is a large green tic up and then smaller red ticks next to that. It happened ...
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BUY and HOLD rating for a stock [closed]

The following is the rating for the Walmart stock. One is a BUY rating targeting $149.28 in the next 12 months. The other is HOLD. Both S&P and Walmart are at it's all time high at this time, ...
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Stocks Price changes when the Index Changes

Is there a relation between how much the stock value can change when the Index value changes. For example, the stock price of a XYZ stock is $49.37, and NASDAQ index is 8704. The Index drops by (-0....
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Is there a way to find out who is buying or selling off large volume of stocks?

Is there a way to find out who is buying or selling off large volume of stocks? Is there a software/web program for this?
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It's not a loss until you sell?

When buying stock, there is a widespread saying, namely It's not a loss until you sell. This implies that the price at which you bought is relevant. However, I think that once I have bought the stock, ...
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old GM asset values

I have been sitting on 10 units of Motors Liquidation GUV tr cusip 62010U101 and 10,000 of GM Corp Note 7.2%. these assets go way back to the bankruptcy. I assume they are worthless and want to get ...
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Starbucks' stock price soar from $65 to $90 in one year. How much is speculation? [closed]

I read this Forbes article that presents some Income Statement terms, but I don't know accounting. Has Starbucks's Income Statement been that great since Dec. 2018? How much has speculation played a ...
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Is it true that, “just ten trading days represent 63 per cent of the returns of the past 50 years”?

I have fallen down a Wikipedia rabbit hole and landed on the page titled Seven States of Randomness. I can't explain in a single sentence what it is talking about, but my question is about an odd ...
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Why is the stock market so unpredictable?

Why is the stock market so unpredictable? If you think about it, most of the things we do in a day are pretty predictable. Waking up, deciding what sites to browse, etc. So if we have a good model ...
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What does a company's equity (stock / share) actually cost? [duplicate]

A company may issue debt to raise fund and pays interest based on cost of debt (YTM), and this costs company money. And I can see how debt costs company. A company may issue stock to raise fund as ...
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When Does “External” Data Qualify as Material Nonpublic Information?

For the sake of example, let's say company X is a publicly traded company that manages a chain of department stores. I go to each storefront and setup security cameras to monitor customer traffic, ...
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Even though company revenue is increasing share price has fallen alot

I am totally new to the stock market. I am trying to learn about the implications of a company's fundamentals on its stock price. I have gone through many companies and saw their fundamentals. I came ...
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Net Income Attributable to Parent vs Net Income after Tax?

What does net income attributable to parent mean vs just the net income after tax? Why is it different?
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What are those dates of financial reports means?

There's graph showing the history of financial reports, for example the revenue. Each point has some date, what exactly that date is? Below are pictures of historical reports for revenue for MCDonald'...
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Releasing several 424B2 under several consecutive days

I realize sometimes, there's companies releasing a bunch of 424B2 (SEC) files under several consecutive days. A recent example of that might be TVIX. Is it a good or a bad sign for the company? Why do ...
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Tracking Company Buybacks

According to Investopedia, "[c]ompanies [can] buy back shares on the open market over an extended period of time and may even have an outlined share repurchase program that purchases shares at certain ...
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What is the correlation (if any) between earnings report and stock price movement?

This might sound like a dumb question (I'm relatively new to the stock market). I know this doesn't happen, but why doesn't the stock price directly move in accordance to the earnings reported vs what ...
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If operating cash flow yield of a company is negative along with revenue growth for current year , does that mean the company is in deep trouble?

I subscribed to one technical analytics service for the stock market. Here is one company whose fundamental indicators, I was looking at. Below is the fundamental analysis comparison of peer ...
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If Year-on-Year quarterly sales growth is negative , how can Y-o-Y profit be increased for a company?

I want to understand how even though quarterly sales has been decreasing for a company , quarterly profit is increasing ? Is it not the same ? Please have a look at this image.
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Trusting Sell-Side Analysts and their ratings

I was wondering what percent of stocks are rated as a buy by the sell-side analysts and if they really mean anything. I feel like there sometimes can be a conflict of interest if the company does work ...
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Learn fundamental Analysis (example)

I'm completely new to stocks. I've already read The Intelligent Investor, One Up On Wall Street and another book for beginners about long term investing. My problem is that I don't know at all how to ...
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AI based penny stock predictor [closed]

I would like to start a web-based software for the AI based penny stock predictor. The focus will be for the long term investing (and not the trading). This will be also associated with the news of ...

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