I had touched on the basics of reading a Stock Quote, together with its secondary stats making up the stock quote, in helping investors make a better informed investment decision. However, that is just the tip of the iceberg. When it comes to analysing equities and their underlying companies, there are countless of different metrics employed by investors.
Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany – January 11, 2018: Figures of businessmen are skeptical looking at stock market charts.
The most important consideration for investors is not to face information overload. This means studying your investment strategy well and using only relevant metrics. Usually, these metrics are not standalone – a combination of some will enable you to focus on the better stocks on the market.
The list is not exhaustive but it gives a flavor of powerful metrics sub-categorised into Growth, Dividends, Value and Stability.