Fundamental Analysis

Examine economic and financial factors to estimate a security's value. Or explore other trading topics:

Trading in an Uncertain Market

When the market takes a turn, traders may want to go back to basics.

Time to Return to Fundamentals?

Fundamentally weighted indexing could help your portfolio ride out market turbulence.

How to Pick Stocks Using Fundamental and Technical Analysis

Find out how you can use these two stock-picking strategies together.

Time to Sell Your Dividend Stocks?

Picking your dividend-paying stocks is half the battle. How do you know when it's time to sell? Consider following these three steps.

Trading Tools: Combining Indicators

Find out how you can how you can bring several technical and fundamental indicators together to help you decide which stocks to trade and which to avoid.

Trading Up-Close: Technical vs. Fundamental Analysis

Fundamental analysis and technical analysis strategies both have followings among traders. But you don't have to limit yourself to just one. Learn how you can combine them to get a better all-around view of the markets.

Trading Up-Close: Using Fundamental Analysis

Joe Mazzola looks at fundamental analysis and how traders can use it to assess the value of equities and compare them to others in the same industry or sector.

What is P/E Ratio?

Price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) provides a great starting point when evaluating stocks.

What Is Dividend Yield?

Want to know how much cash flow you're getting for every dollar you've invested in a company? For companies that pay dividends, the Dividend Yield can give you an idea how a company's dividend payments relate to its stock price.