Questions tagged [stocks]

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High dividends implied by high depreciation allowance?

Why could a high depreciation allowance imply a payment of high dividends? For example, in a course example, it is said that: British Energy would pay dividends out of cash flows. These were expected ...
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What does the turnover volume for a stock mean?

I was looking at the level 2 data for a stock, and noticed that it had a Turnover volume of 1.69million. What does this value represent? I read that it could potentially be the overall value of the ...
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How to discriminate among all the tickers associated with a single company?

While following Interactive Brokers (IBKR Mobile) Tutorial | From Zero to Hero on my iPhone, I noticed there are many options linked to a company. In the screenshot we see, looking for Tesla will give ...
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Finding stocks which have hit the bottom and can rise [closed]

Is there a website or a strategy I can use to identify stocks from various sectors that have hit bottom and will rise in the coming months or weeks? What are the details of the stock that I need to ...
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How high the stock can rise from the technical chart?

This is the Delta Airlines chart for this year. The chart is just to describe the question and not get any personal advise. Can we look at the chart for this year and speculate about the stock's ...
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How can I list companies by niche or product they make?

(f.e. Thermo Fisher Scientific - lab equipment, how to look for companies making lab equipment (composite materials, electric cars, solar energy etc)) Are there any aggregates? Yahoo.Finance can sort ...
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Does it make sense to use Stocks for currency transfer?

Does it make sense to think of buying a stable/safe stock in money held in country A (in currency A), then selling it in country B (in currency B) to get a better money conversion rate ? Can ignore ...
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Where could I see largest shareholders of public companies being in process of pledging (collateral) or selling public stocks from own portfolio? [closed]

I have been looking for answer for months without a success. Tried Eikon Terminal by Refinitiv and Bloomberg Terminal as well as several other platforms, e.g. Pitchbook, Factset, Ihs Markit, etc. Even ...
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How is limit order handled right at market opening?

Consider the situation I want to buy shares of a company. Further, consider that the share price was at x when the market closed at the end of the day. Now during the market closure, I place a limit ...
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Is there a difference between class 1/A stocks and a preferred stock?

Is there a difference between class A stocks and a preferred stock? or both are the same?
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Finding a list of companies on the market

I'm trying to analyze the 10-K/20-F report by comparing the revenue and growth rate with other companies. I've tried to use the S&P 500 list here, but it only contains the best companies. How can ...
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ETF's, Capital Gains and Taxes

Suppose that an ETF (that holds stock) sells a stock at a profit. It is my understanding that profit must be distributed to the share holders as the form of a dividend. Once distributed, it would ...
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If 90% trader lose money can you do opposite of what they do and make money? [closed]

Say you have a friend Bob that is bad at trading and loses money consistently. Can you take position opposite of Bob for example if he buys a stock you secretly short it and when he sells you cover ...
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Who is the seller when buying shares directly from a transfer agent instead of a broker?

Recently I have been hearing a lot about the Direct Register Service (DRS) and how you can buy stocks directly from a transfer agent, instead of going through a broker and the DTCC. If you purchase ...
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Today Stock Price is 15. Find value of Call Option

Stock price is $15 today. In a year, it has 50%-50% chances of going up or down. If it goes up, then 80% probability of the price being $25. If it goes down, then there is a 40% probability of price ...
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Sell stocks or borrow money from a friend to pay my credit card bill?

I began working as a full-time Data Analyst 5 months back. I am from India, I make $500 a month and I have $10 in my savings account. I have about $900 invested in a company which I believe has the ...
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Where is the "Moody's list" referenced in "Beating the Street" by Peter Lynch?

I'm reading Beating the Street by Peter Lynch. And quote "buy stocks from the Moody’s list, and stick with them as long as they stay on the list" I've tried to look for this list in Moody's ...
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Why isn't newly raised cash priced-in after a secondary stock issuance?

I'm an owner in $HUT8. Yesterday after market close they announced a secondary offering of 15% of the shares. I understand this is dilutive for the shareholders, and today it seemingly led to a drop ...
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Can a company rent stock shares instead of selling them?

I'm beginner in stocks. I know that public companies can sell their stock shares, but what about renting them for a period of time and getting them back? Are there any certain examples that a company ...
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What factors can alter the float calculation for a stock?

I was looking at a stock recently, Gamestop GME, and noticed that the float was currently sitting at 250million shares. https://finance.yahoo.com/quote/GME/key-statistics?p=GME This seems like ...
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Daily stock deals with high risk

I am new to stocks world. I was talking to someone few days ago, who is expert in stocks, and he was saying that in the morning when the stock market open, he starts his job by buying and selling X (...
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Differences between non-registered, TFSA, and RRSP accounts for short-term investments

I am new to stocks and I am using an application that's called Wealthsimple. The application shows different account types (non-registered, TFSA, and RRSP) but I don't understand really what are the ...
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Enrolling in securities lending program vs. converting position to a synthetic long stock

Some stock brokerages provide opportunities for their clients to earn some money by allowing the brokerage to lend out the client's shares to short sellers. Common names for these programs are: "...
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what happens if my ordered price match but ordered quantity does not match in share market? [duplicate]

Suppose I set my buying price/share = P, no. of share = n At time t, L.T.P = P but the seller wants to sell n1 no. of share. so in this case will I get the share ?
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What happens after SEC revokes the registration of a stock?

Looking at United Development FUnding Income Fund IV (which was a listed REIT on Nasdaq which subsequently traded OTC): This security had its registration revoked by SEC on 2020.08.13, according to ...
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Can I open a Roth IRA AND get to choose what companies my money is getting invested into?

In my experience with investing in IRAs, it seems like you just tell the people that you want to retire in (insert number of years), tell them how risky you're willing to be with your money and then ...
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How to check the number of float shares of a stock?

https://ir.aterian.io/static-files/dfc62a8a-ba54-4202-aaa6-864d47fb6f51 The 10-Q of ATER only lists the number of outstanding shares. Morningstar lists the number of float shares of ATER as 32.32 Mil. ...
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How can the EV/FCF be less than 1 for big companies barring extraordinary events

I found out that a large bank is reporting an EV/FCF of around 0.8, this seems ludicrously undervalued to me. What factors am i not taking into account?
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Need help for clarification of contradicting EPS data

I'm looking at this particular stock PLTR, for 2021 Q2 it shows -0.07 for basic and diluted eps on yahoo but 0.04 on nasdaq site, isn’t eps net income divided by total outstanding shares? I could ...
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Will orders be adjusted on the ex-dividend date if the stock "will not be quoted ex-dividend"?

Consider a stock that will soon pay a dividend, but the dividend announcement says that the stock "will not be quoted ex". Will the prices in the order book be adjusted on the ex-dividend ...
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Is there any upside in owning American depositary receipts (ADR) instead of owning the underlying stock directly, if that's possible?

American depositary receipts (ADRs) have some fees, their own risks and a few other downsides. Is there any upside in owning ADRs (e.g., AXAHY) instead of owning the underlying stock directly (e.g., ...
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How HLT's 2017-01-04 stock split ratio is calculated?

I am trying to understand a discrepancy among a few stock split data sources. One such example is HLT's split on 2017-01-04 (see https://ir.hilton.com/spin-off-information). On this date, HLT spun off ...
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What is the reason behind Fibonacci retracement in stock markets?

I read in technical analysis that stocks follow Fibonacci retracement. But what’s is the crux reason behind this that golden ratio plays an important role in the stock market while buying and selling ...
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What's the process and difference between issuing FPO and issuing unissued capital?

So I don't know what the process is behind issuing unissued shares and issuing a follow-on public offer (FPO). Are they the same thing? Or different? And what's the process behind each? And at what ...
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Does the stock market fall faster than it rises?

I am under the impression that declines in the stock market are more sudden and violent than increases. Is there any truth to it? If so, what causes stock prices to fall faster than they rise? Or ...
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Bid/Ask volumes on stock markets

I recently got into buying some low volume stocks (mostly at NYSE) and noticed that sometimes when I buy/sell I get slightly different execution cost then when I hit the sell/buy button. I've figured ...
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Do stock price charts need to be adjusted for inflation? [duplicate]

If I am looking at a multi-year price chart of a stock, do I need to adjust the prices for inflation? In the presence of inflation, the recent prices are more comparable to the current price than the ...
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What do you mean by Rebalancing?

In the equal distribution strategy section on this page, there is a mentioning of rebalancing. What do you mean by rebalancing? Does it happen at the beginning of the quarter or at the end of the ...
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Many questions about the Exponential Moving Average

According to the web, the formula for calculating the EMA for an N-period is: (Price today)*(2/(1+N))+(EMA yesterday)(1-2/(1+N)) What exactly is "price today"? Is it the exact current price ...
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How does an ASSD ordinary share differ from a regular ordinary share?

The company Good Energy is listed on the London Stock Exchange. They have two share classes, one called 'ORD 5P' and the other called 'ORD 5P (ASSD ECOTRICITY CASH)'. What does the 'ASSD' abbreviation ...
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Canadian tax on capital gain multiple round of investment in the same company

My question is similar to this one (How to calculate capital gains on multiple trades of the same stock?), but lets say I have two objective with my investment. One short term, the other one long term....
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Calculating EMA from minute bars

This seems like a rather ignorant question but some searching has proven fruitless. When looking at any EMA lines in a small timeframe (1-minute or 5-minute bars), I noticed the EMA changes across ...
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Slice and Dice vs Total market ETFs. How should I proceed from here

Currently, I have about $330k invested in ETFs. When I started investing I knew about lazy portfolios constructed using total market index funds like 3 fund or 4 fund portfolios. For whatever reason, ...
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How does capital gains tax work on a year when you move from one state to another?

I recently moved across the country (about 3 months ago) and was wondering if I am able to sell any of my equity without a huge tax penalty. I definitely acquired the stocks long before I moved (more ...
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What is the difference of buying Coca-Cola shares from the NYSE vs Xetra?

What is the difference of buying Coca-Cola shares from the NYSE vs Xetra? I understand that the NYSE is in USD and Xetra is in EUR but the question here is about risks, dividends, and any other ...
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Is deal value equal to the enterprise value?

If a buyers pays $1.55 per share to get 6,480,000 shares of the target company such that the total outstanding shares of the target is 12,180,265. So deal value is $1.55 x 6,480,000 = $10.044M, but is ...
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How to figure basis for XOM (ExxonMobil) shares when XON (Exxon) was bought in 1985

I bought Exxon (XON) in March of 1985, 39.6649 shares @ 49.35/share with reinvestment of dividend income. I'm attempting to determine my basis of 100 shares deposited with Fidelity in 1992. I was ...
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Why sell stocks when inflation is high?

It doesn’t make much sense to me why the stock market (sometimes, today isn’t really an example) does more poorly when inflation is high. If CPI was high, I would think you’d want your $$$ invested in ...
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Is there a way to get "classified" information from a company?

As a shareholder of a company (let's say AAPL) I would like to know what my rights as investor are. If I contact Investors Relations with a certain query (let's say their stance on a supposed leak of ...
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How to implement direct indexing without buying fractional shares

I wish to invest passively, using dollar-cost averaging, in my local stock market, whose market-cap index is composed of only 17 companies. Since the only ETF available has a very high management fee (...

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