Tom Vilord from Wall Street Value Quoted in US News and World Report Today.

Posted on: December 14th, 2017

https://money.usnews.com/investing/cryptocurrency/articles/2017-12-13/heres-why-some-investors-buy-high-and-sell-low

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VIDEO: Investment Checklist Tip #7 – Trading Volume

Posted on: December 12th, 2017

Many people get turned on by the idea and dream of buying a penny stock and making a small fortune. What a lot of these investors do not realize is that many of these stocks have little to no Trading Volume. In this video we explain the importance of investing in a company that is […]

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VIDEO: Investment Checklist Tip #6 – Comparing Current PE to Historical PE

Posted on: December 7th, 2017

Sometimes the best way to predict where a company will go in the future is to look at its past. In this video I explain how we value companies by comparing their current Price/Earnings Ratio to their historical P/E.

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VIDEO: Investment Checklist Tip #5 – Investing in a Debt Free or Low Debt Business

Posted on: December 1st, 2017

Everyone wants to be debt free.  We don’t want to have burdensome debt in our personal lives. We shouldn’t want a company we are investing in to have it either. Debt is a necessary part of our society and some businesses need access to debt at various times and that is perfectly fine, however we […]

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Net Profit Margins – By Tom Vilord

Posted on: November 30th, 2017

Expressed as a percentage, net profit margins show how much of each dollar collected by a company as revenue translates into profit.  For example, let’s say we own a lemonade stand.  This week we brought in $10 in sales (that sucks, I know but its November in NJ.  What do you expect).  We don’t get […]

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VIDEO: Investment Checklist Tip #4 – Net Profit Margins by Tom Vilord

Posted on: November 29th, 2017

Here is a quick and easy way to see how how much profit a company is keeping. The higher the Net Profit Margin, the more efficient the management team is at running the business and if they are maintaining a high net profit margin each and every year, compared to it’s peers, it could be […]

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VIDEO: Investment Checklist Tip #3 – Understanding the Business

Posted on: November 27th, 2017

In this video I explain why it is so important to understanding the business that you are investing in. If you don’t know the business inside and out, there could be some risks associated with the business that you are not fully aware of…and that could be a costly mistake. I give an example of […]

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VIDEO: Investment Checklist Tip #2 – Insider Transactions By Tom Vilord

Posted on: November 21st, 2017

In today’s Investment Tip, we talk about tracking the insiders. We want to know if the executives running the company are buying their own company shares or are they selling.  Nobody knows better about what is going on within the business than the executives making the decisions, so we want to to see if they […]

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VIDEO: Investment Checklist Tip #1 – Executive Compensation By Tom Vilord

Posted on: November 20th, 2017

There are a lot of things to look at when properly analyzing a business. That is why it is so important to use an investment checklist. In this video I compare the compensation of a shareholder friendly CEO vs an insanely overpaid CEO. When investing in a company, we need to invest in a company […]

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A Big Fat F…and that’s the best score there is! By: Tom Vilord

Posted on: September 28th, 2017

I achieved a few F’s in my higher education days, and I was never too proud about that.  But nowadays, getting a good F grade is pretty awesome. As a value investor, I am always trying to improve my analytical skills and see if there is anything I can add to my Investment Checklist that […]

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