Investors are usually quick to glance at nose-bleed valuation metrics and proudly declare that stock: "Overvalued!" However, the picture may not be so black and white. In this segment of The Motley Fool's financials-focused show, Where the Money Is, financial-sector analysts Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson tell viewers why simple valuation metrics, like the P/E ratio, don't tell investors the whole story.

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