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Company Research: Stock Information

Stock Research

Analysts' Reports

Analyst reports are written by by securities analysts employed at major brokerage houses, banks, and investment firms. They study various industries, markets, and companies in their area of interest and write detailed research reports regarding their stock value for investors. The analyst reports provide financial forecasts, earning estimates, and make buy, sell, and hold recommendations but one should exercise caution when using this information for investment decisions as some analysts may be under pressure to be bullish. Listed below are resources for locating analyst reports:

Seeking Alpha

Seeking Alpha is a provider of stock market opinion and analysis from blogs, money managers and investment newsletters.

Earnings Estimates

Where to Find Earnings Calls

Corporate websites
Check the Investor Relations section for the earnings calls calendar and transcripts. 
See also:
  • Seeking Alpha
    Find earnings calls transcripts by company, sector or keyword. Sign up for an email alert about new earnings calls.
  • Yahoo Finance
    Earnings Calls Calendar and an archive of podcasts.

Did you know?

As it relates to investments, Beta is a statistical measure of the relative volatility of a stock, fund, or other security in comparison with the market as a whole. The beta for the market is 1.00. Stocks with betas above 1.0 are more responsive to the market, but are also more risky investments. Stocks with a beta below 1.0 tend to move in the opposite direction of the market.

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