The 4 Most Important Financial Metrics

You're busy. You've got things to do that don't involve poring through financial statements until the cows come home. But, you're also here to learn how to find marketing-thumping stocks, right?

Here's the secret: You can get 80% of the work done that equity analysts do in their 15-hour days by checking out just four simple financial metrics that are easily identified in a company's regular financial statements (or on this website).

Watch the video below as Fool analyst Nick Kapur describes those four metrics and walks you through one company that is knocking the ball out of the park on all four: Motley Fool Stock Advisor recommendation priceline.com (Nasdaq: PCLN  ) .

Fool analyst Nick Kapur owns shares of priceline.com, which is a Stock Advisor recommendation. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.


Read/Post Comments (0) | Recommend This Article (13)

Comments from our Foolish Readers

Help us keep this a respectfully Foolish area! This is a place for our readers to discuss, debate, and learn more about the Foolish investing topic you read about above. Help us keep it clean and safe. If you believe a comment is abusive or otherwise violates our Fool's Rules, please report it via the Report this Comment Report this Comment icon found on every comment.

Be the first one to comment on this article.

Sponsored Links

Leaked: Apple's Next Smart Device
(Warning, it may shock you)
The secret is out... experts are predicting 458 million of these types of devices will be sold per year. 1 hyper-growth company stands to rake in maximum profit - and it's NOT Apple. Show me Apple's new smart gizmo!

DocumentId: 1244033, ~/Articles/ArticleHandler.aspx, 11/28/2014 4:40:36 PM

Report This Comment

Use this area to report a comment that you believe is in violation of the community guidelines. Our team will review the entry and take any appropriate action.

Sending report...


Advertisement