By Valuentum: There seems to be a lot of confusion still out there on the difference between a fair value estimate and a price target. A fair value estimate is a calculation of intrinsic value on the basis of a company's future free cash flows. Show More Summary
By Valuentum: A company is worth the present value of its future free cash flows +/- non-operating contingent assets/liabilities -- no more, no less. However, an investor can pay more or less than a company's intrinsic value. If the present value of a company's free cash flows are less than its stock price, the stock is overpriced. Show More Summary
The wealthier a student's family, the better that student is likely to do on the SAT college admissions test, according to new data from students who took the exam in the past year. We saw these calculations and charts — compiled byShow More Summary
By Dividends4Life: When evaluating a company as a potential income investment I look at its calculated fair value, ability to generate cash, debt position and the net present value of its dividend stream compared to alternative "safe" investments (NPV MMA Differential). Show More Summary
By Ironman at Political Calculations: Outside of those limited periods of time where companies change their dividend policies in response to changes in the taxes that apply to the investment income of their shareholders, the number of...Show More Summary
Do you want to know how many calories you drink? A new cup made by Vessyl has the ability to analyze the caloric content of liquid and send that data to your phone. KPIX's Pat Leong reports.
Purveyor of strategically cropped professional uniforms Yandy does good business every Halloween, particularly among the college set. They calculated the most-desiring Zip Codes (all college towns, save for Murray Hill) and the most-popular sexy costumes per Zip Code. This list is an untold gift for any woman seeking her personal sexy-slutty sisterhood. All you... More »
By Profit Fan: Despite my attempts to standardize the way I value small community banks, following a stock over an extended period of time continues to play an intangible role in calculating expectations. If finding an undervalued stock was all it took to be successful, we would all be millionaires several times over. Show More Summary
If you think that the Obama administration has been characterized by a big expansion of government employment, you're wrong. Bill McBride at Calculated Risk has updated his charts of public sector payrolls under Obama and the Presidents that came right before him. Show More Summary
By Ironman at Political Calculations: Normally, after coming back from a week-long vacation, we would ask if anything interesting happened in the stock markets. But since nothing really unpredictable happened while we were away, we'll...Show More Summary
A reader asked on my on the post, The Average Savings Rates By Income, whether I consider paying down debt part of my personal savings rate calculation. My immediate thought was yes, but I realized I haven’t been including principal pay down at all when I discuss my after-tax savings rate of 50%-75% in various Read More...
There is a Black Cube House in Poland that cleverly hides its history. Unpretentious from the street – a dark wooden volume punctuated by bright green window and door details – it hides a calculated geometry in the back. Demonstrating...Show More Summary
Here's an extract from a report by the ONS (Office of National Statistics) that explains how the Consumer Price Index (CPI) is calculated and as the note at the bottom of the Table says mortgage interest payments are not part of the calculation. Show More Summary
Iraqi pilots are rechecking their coordinate calculations after they mistakenly dropped food, water and ammunition to Islamic State militants rather than besieged Iraqi forces fighting the militants. It is the latest blunder by a military that, despite billions and billions in U.S. training and equipment, continues to face regular desertions and defeats in the field. […]
Leakka today is proud to announce the release of "Shrink Your Debt - Loan Calculator" for iOS. If you are feeling overwhelmed by your level of debt, this app will be of great help. "Shrink Your Debt - Loan Calculator" helps you make the most informed decision possible so that you can get your financial life back on track.
By The Specialist: A couple of weeks ago, I published a BP (NYSE:BP) article entitled BP's Q3 Oil Spill Payout: Not Bad For Businesses, But Serious Danger May Loom where I calculated BP's oil spill bill for business economic losses for the quarter so far at $81,150,039. Show More Summary
By Brian Nelson: This article is for educational purposes only to explain the nuts-and-bolts behind the calculation of the Dividend Cushion ratio. To access our updated opinion on Kimberly-Clark, please view its 16-page report and dividend...Show More Summary
And he also says everything Team Romero did at the end of round two was calculated and planned to find a way to give their fighter a winning edge. This past weekend (Sat. Sept. 27, 2014), Tim Kennedy was on the verge of defeating top middleweight contender, Yoel Romero, at UFC 178 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Show More Summary
By Ironman at Political Calculations: How many of you recall what we wrote at the beginning of September 2014 about the dynamics of a stock market where investors are shifting their focus from one point in time in the future to another? What...Show More Summary
By Negative Returns: In this article I will simply attempt to calculate the value of Yahoo (NASDAQ:YHOO) shares to owners based on three possible scenarios which may occur: Yahoo spins off Alibaba (NYSE:BABA) stake as a separate public...Show More Summary