My Stock Secret

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Price to Earnings Ratio – P/E

The standard definition of ‘Price-Earnings Ratio – P/E Ratio’  is the valuation ratio of a company’s current share price compared to its per-share earnings. The P/E ratio is calculated as: Market Value per Share/Earnings per Share (EPS) For example, if a stock is currently trading at $50 a share and earnings over the last 12 months were $2.00 per share, the P/E… Read More


What are dividends? The literal definition is as follows: Dividends are the distribution of a portion of a company’s earnings, decided by the board of directors, to a class of its shareholders. The dividend is most often quoted in terms of the dollar amount each share receives (dividends per share). It can also be quoted in terms of a percent of… Read More

How To Select A Stock

Selecting a stock can be a challenge. Finding one that can check all the boxes in your rule book may seem impossible but with some effort some gems can be found. I usually start by looking at my stock portfolio to see where I am currently lacking strength. Once I determine the market sector I am weakest in I start… Read More

Getting Started

The question I am asked the most is “How can I get started?” and really the short answer is “open a trading account deposit some money and start trading”. But before you do…. I suggest you create a Google Finance account before you make any decisions. I like Google Finance as you can create an account, add stocks to your portfolio’s without… Read More

My Stock Secret

In our experience, people who invest tend not to follow their money as thoroughly as they should. Often times we take the advice of stock brokers and bankers as the definitive word in how to invest never once following up on their advise. We assume that they know more than we do, and have our best interests at heart which… Read More