Fundamental Analysis

Examine economic and financial factors to estimate a security's value.

Should You Trust Popular Trading Proverbs?

When navigating the world of stock trading, what kernels of truth can you take from some of the most ubiquitous trading proverbs?

How to Pick Stocks: Fundamentals vs. Technicals

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

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.

Trading Growth & Value Stocks

In this webcast, learn about the differences between growth, value, and income investment styles.  Learn about the different fundamental criteria for each style, how to create and save a search on Schwab.com, and how to find stocks that meet those criteria. Finally, discover the goals typically associated with each investment style.

Fundamental Analysis Basics

Learn how the Company Profile tool on the thinkorswim® platform can help drill down fundamental analysis.

Trade Life Cycles: Entry and Exit Strategies

Learn about trade entry and exit strategies and how understanding the trade life-cycle process can help traders pursue their trading goals.

How to Value Company Stocks: P/E, PEG, and P/B Ratios

Learn how analysts use price-to-earnings (P/E), price/earnings-to-growth (PEG), and price-to-book (P/B) ratios to help value company stock.

Investing Basics: Fundamental Analysis

When deciding which stocks to buy, investors don't just guess. Learn how to use financial statements to decide if a stock is a good investment.

Financial Statements 101

Learn what's in financial statements and how investors use them to evaluate stocks.

Five Key Financial Ratios for Stock Analysis

Learn how these five key ratios—price-to-earnings, PEG, price-to-sales, price-to-book, and debt-to-equity—can help investors understand a stock's true value.