How to analyse a result in 30 minutes

Intelligent Investor

Independent Financial Research

How to analyse a result in 30 minutes. Pressed for time this reporting season? James Greenhalgh explains how to analyse a company's result in just half an hour. Despite what you'll often hear, the market is mostly pretty efficient: cheap stocks are generally cheap for a reason and expensive stocks are generally expensive for a reason. Opportunities do appear, but the really good ones are few and far between and you have to sift through a lot of information to find them. With reporting season ramping up, that information will soon be flowing thick and fast. Here are the key points: 1) Know what you're expecting before the result is released. 2) First review the three main financial statements. 3) Use the presentation and notes to flesh out unusual items. More detail available via the full blog post: (VIEW LINK)


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