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Shares-Outstanding

There are a set number of shares that are made when a company decides to go public. With that comes different classes and other differing factors, but for this explanation, we are focusing on outstanding shares.

  
  
over three months ago at Macroaxis         
Debt-to-Equity

Debt to equity is a measure used to compare the financials of a company to others within the same industry along with measuring its leverage. This is calculated by taking the companies debt and dividing it by the equity in the company, giving you a number expressed in a percentage.

  
  
over three months ago at Macroaxis         
Three-Black-Crows

Many people are technical traders and analysts, which means they study the price patterns of the chart using candlesticks. Always looking for a pattern or trend to give them direction, a pattern that many could be looking for is the three black crows pattern.

  
  
over three months ago at Macroaxis         
Value-At-Risk

Value at risk is a way to measure how risky your investments may or may not be. Many places use this to figure out how much a current or potential investment could lose given the current market conditions.

  
  
over three months ago at Macroaxis         
8-Period-Moving-Average

Moving averages are an important aspect to many investing strategies, and a great way to determine where the market is in respect to averages. The eight period moving average is a tool that will plot the average of the last eight period on your chart.

  
  
over three months ago at Macroaxis         
Price-Action-Indicator

Price action is a basis for many peoples trading and investing methodologies. Price action is simply how a price of an equity tends to move. There are different candles that can be used in charting, but all of which can help you find price action.

  
  
over three months ago at Macroaxis         
Cash-Flow-from-Operations

Operating cash flow is EBITDA minus taxes, and this helps you to determine the quality of the company. When looking at a company for a potential investment, you want to know that their cash flow from operations is at a respectable level. This is what will help the business continue to operate and flow.

  
  
over three months ago at Macroaxis         
Weighted-Moving-Average

Moving averages are an excellent tool to add to your technical analysis as it can give you an idea of where the price is on average. The difference between the moving averages is essentially the formula used to generate the data.

  
  
over three months ago at Macroaxis         
Average-Price

Taking a look at price movement is important because it can begin to give you direction on where an equity may be headed. Average price is the price of your chosen equity averaged out for the day. Average price is great in determining trends and other price movements to help you determine where the market is headed.

  
  
over three months ago at Macroaxis         
Typical-Price

Typical price can be looked at as an average of the average. So if you have average prices, you can then determine what a typical price or price range may be. Price alone doesn’t tell the whole story, but it can come in handy with giving you a head start in your research.

  
  
over three months ago at Macroaxis         
Number-of-Employees

This one is fairly simple, but I’ll go over a few different ways to look at this data point. As simple as the title expresses, the number of employees are the total number of full time and part time employees. When looking at a business, this is an excellent way to get a sense of how large the company is.

  
  
over three months ago at Macroaxis         
Day-Typical-Price

Day typical price is taking the average of the price for that day, which can be used in many different ways. First, knowing the average daily price can help for mid to long term investors, as they may being to pick up on price patterns.

  
  
over three months ago at Macroaxis         
Standard-Deviation

The standard deviation is one of the main statistical indicators commonly used to measure confidence in statistical conclusions. For example, the margin of error in polling data is determined by calculating the expected standard deviation in the results if the same poll were to be conducted multiple times. In finance and investing Standard Deviation is usually used to measure risk.

  
  
over three months ago at Macroaxis         
Current-Asset

Current Assets is cash, plus deposits, plus liquid assets. Current assets are important because you want those to be in healthy proportion to the debt that the company may have. Let us break out each part of the equations to give you a little detail.

  
  
over three months ago at Macroaxis         
Total-Debt

Total debt is a measurement that is important in fundamental analysis. As the title states, total debt would be all debts, such as bonds, loans, and anything the company owes money on. If a company has debt, you want to see that the debt is being used wisely and that the company is not highly leveraged, meaning if they slow down in sales, it could become an issue with repayments.

  

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By Nathan Young
  

A popular data point among traders and investors alike is the standard deviation, which allows the person to gauge where the market may go for a given period. With that, there i...

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