This section tells a little bit about the company, such as
its size, the location of their largest market, what
they sell, and
how well they have done.
This section tells how the company got started, and how rapidly it
has grown. It also tells about any problems the company has run into in the
past. At the bottom is the Symbol of the company, as well as the exchange it is traded on.
This section tells about the most important people in the company:
Chairman and CEO: The CEO (Chief Executive Officer) of a company is the person who is responsible for the day to day running of the company.
CFO: The CFO (Chief Financial Officer) of a company handles the major finances.
EVP President: The EVP (Executive Vice President) is a major leader in the company, and very close to the CEO
VP President: Most companies have many VPs or vice presidents that head divisions of the company.
This section shows a pie chart, such as the one below, which shows what
products or services bring in the most sales for the company. In some
cases, it shows the amount of products sold in the US compared to other
This section shows a chart of the past performance of the stock. Generally, when
looking at these charts, one should try to pick up a general
in the overall chart. For example, Chart #1 shows that the stock price
for the company is dropping, and probably will continue dropping. It is
not a good idea to invest in that stock, since you lose a lot
of money. Chart #2 on the otherhand shows a steadily increasing stock value, and
chances are good it will continue to increase. This shows that this stock is a
good stock to purchase.
Chart #1July 29 1994 - July 31 1996
Chart #2July 29 1994 - July 31 1996