Detailed facts and updated data on America's top companies and their stocks. Authoritative, updated facts and figures from the source trusted by more than one million investors Standard & Poor's Annual Guides, 2003, provide the completely updated data and analyses that top investment professionals have used for years to decide what to buy, when to sell, and why. Each book is a reference for vital data on earnings, dividends, and share prices; stock picks in a number of categories; and company addresses and contact information, along with names of top officers.
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With an average market apitalization exceeding $20 billion, the companies listed in the Standard & Poor's 500 index are the most watched in America. The S&P 500 - including Microsoft, IBM, Ford, McDonald's AT&T, Boeing, Exxon, and General Electric - are the bluest of blue-chip stocks, stocks that grow and generate increasing dividends year after year.
Whether you're an investor seeking to make a smart stock purchase, an executive researching corporate competitors, or a job seeker looking for succinct overviews of potential employers, you'll find critical, often hard-to-find information in Stadard & Poor's 500 Guide, 2001 Edition. Easy-to-use and packed with market intelligence on all 500 of the companies listed in the S&P 500 indes, this handy reference includes:
-Buy, sell, or hold recommendations for every stock
-A summary of each company's business activity, recent developments, and sales history
-Company addresses, telephone numbers, and the names of key corporate officers
-Earnings, dividends, and 3-year price charts
-Key income and balance sheet statistics
-Exclusive Standard & Poor's rankings (from A+ to D)
In addition, unique at-a-glance charts highlight:
-Stocks with A+ or A earnings and dividend rankings
-Companies with five consecutive years of earnings increases
-Rapid growth stocks
-Companies with fast-rising dividends
-Companies with higher dividends in each of the past 10 years
With the authoritative analyses and comprehensive data included in this convenient guide, you'll have the expertise of the nation's premier securities information firm right at your fingertips.About the Author:
Standard & Poor's, a division of the McGraw-Hill Companies, is the nation's leading securities information company. It provides a broad range of financial services, including the respected debt ratings and stock ratings, advisory services, data guides, and the most closely watched and widely reported gauges of stock-market activity--the S&P 500, S&P MidCap 400, S&P SmallCap 600, and the S&P Supercomposite 1500 stock price indexes. S&P products are marketed around the world and are used by both financial professionals and individual investors.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Companies, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Revised. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0071409335