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How to Buy Quality Companies at Bargain Prices

How to Buy Quality Companies at Bargain Prices

Warren Buffett emphasized buying quality companies rather than speculating about the direction of a stock price. Good companies are still good companies when times are bad. If you buy a good company and the price of its stock drops, that doesn’t signal any¬≠thing more than a chance to pick up additional shares at a dis¬≠count. […]

How to Calculate Earnings per Share (EPS)

How to Calculate Earnings per Share (EPS)

This is the king of growth measures. Earnings per share, sometimes called EPS, takes what a company earned and divides it by the number of stock shares outstanding. It’s the last thing listed on a company’s income statement, the famous bottom line that everybody lives and dies for. Earnings per share is usually reported for […]