Date: Monday, September 23, 2013
Topic: Determining a Stock’s True Worth
Speaker: Wayne A. Thorp, CFA, Senior Financial Analyst, AAII
In a bull market already 54 months old and with momentum and volatility seeming to rule in the short term, it is important to focus back on real basics like “true value.” Wayne Thorp will provide that perspective, offering specific quantitative tools for members’ use. While many investors follow the popular AAII screens, a common question once they have a list of passing companies is “What now?” Using real-world examples and some of today’s most useful financial websites, he will show us how to perform a step-by-step analysis of a company to decide whether a stock is right for your portfolio.