Course 108: Learn the Lingo--Basic Ratios
The Bottom Line
In this course
1 Introduction
2 Earnings Per Share
3 Market Capitalization
4 Profit Margins
5 Price/Earnings and Related Ratios
6 Price/Sales Ratio
7 Price/Book Ratio
8 Price/Cash Flow
9 Dividend Yield
10 The Bottom Line

We've gone over how to calculate a lot of ratios in this lesson, but understanding the components of these ratios is key to learning the lingo of investors. It is also essential in beginning to understand when a stock is cheap or expensive. The good news is that if you invest long enough, the ratios highlighted here will become second nature.

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