Pick stocks, create a portfolio, and build a nest egg

Ever wonder how the pros pick the stocks they invest in? Well, most of them use some form of fundamental analysis, a popular method for assessing securities. In Fundamental Analysis For Dummies, you'll get a crash course in valuating publicly traded companies based on their financial statements, overall health, competitors, markets, and the overall economy. You'll also get easy-to-follow advice on how to protect your investments and diversify your portfolio so you can reduce risk without sacrificing returns.


  • Learn fundamental analysis basics
  • Discover why fundamental analysis works
  • Get your hands on important data
  • Perform a fundamental analysis
  • Understand financial statements
  • Construct financial ratios
  • Read proxy statements
  • Valuate and price stocks

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright
  4. Introduction
  5. Part 1: Getting Started with Fundamental Analysis
  6. Part 2: Performing Fundamental Analysis Yourself
  7. Part 3: Making Money with Fundamental Analysis
  8. Part 4: Getting Advanced with Fundamental Analysis
  9. Part 5: The Part of Tens
  10. Index
  11. About the Author
  12. Connect with Dummies
  13. End User License Agreement