Screening Stocks for Investment

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In this Free Guided Project, you will:

Rank stocks based on company performance

Rank stocks based on their value

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Clock1 hour
IntermediateIntermediate
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

In this 1-hour long project-based course, you will learn how to rank stocks based on company performance and the value of the stock. This will teach you to do the proper "stock picking" among a series of given stocks, which is an essential skill for any equity research analyst. Note: This course works best for learners who are based in the North America region. We're currently working on providing the same experience in other regions. This course's content is not intended to be investment advice and does not constitute an offer to perform any operations in the regulated or unregulated financial market.

Skills you will develop

Financial Data AnalysisValuation (Finance)Securities ResearchStock Market

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Project overview

  2. Profit margins

  3. Financial health

  4. Leverage and liquidity

  5. Stock price ratios

  6. Dividends

  7. Final rankings

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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