12 03, 2010

A Whole New Dimension

By |2010-03-12T16:14:51+00:00March 12th, 2010|Categories: The Views|Tags: , , , , |

Net Profit Margin, NPM, which I introduced last week, shows the after tax profit that a company makes, in percent, for each dollar of sales it receives. It directly relates bottom line and top line performance in one simple figure and, therefore, is a wonderful measure of profitability. Take La-Z-Boy, Inc., LZB, yesterday’s top stock [...]

5 03, 2010

Romancing the NPM

By |2010-03-05T15:37:37+00:00March 5th, 2010|Categories: The Views, VectorVest|Tags: , , , , |

About 30 years ago, I was in charge of a billion dollar business that was largely involved with a commodity, plastic. We were the world’s leading producer of this plastic, making over two billion pounds a year. In order to cut costs, the business was integrated back to its basic raw materials that came right [...]

10 11, 2006

How I Use Stock Viewer

By |2006-11-10T16:04:29+00:00November 10th, 2006|Categories: The Views, VectorVest|Tags: |

Click image to enlarge You have probably heard the story about the guy who was called in by the IRS to have his tax return audited. When he showed up at the IRS’s office, he carried two large shopping bags of check stubs, receipts and stuff and dumped them on the auditor’s desk. [...]

3 12, 2004

VectorVest Simple

By |2004-12-03T18:34:03+00:00December 3rd, 2004|Categories: The Views|Tags: , , |

Guilty. I admit it. I’m guilty. What with the UniSearch tool and now the AutoTimer, I’m in search of a killer strategy that makes money no matter what. But isn’t VectorVest supposed to help me do that in the first place? Yes, of course. VectorVest is designed to bring the “best” stocks to your attention [...]

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