FIN 352: Investments I - Professor Dow
Part IV – Stock Valuation and Fundamental Analysis
The goal of this section is learn how to value stocks using fundamental analysis. This is only an introduction to the topic and you should not use these techniques to invest in stocks without additional research!
11. Stock Valuation
__ Reading: Jones, Chapter 10
One of the common ways of investing in stock is called “value investing”, which has been made famous by Warren Buffett.
Read what they have to say
Damodaran has a more advanced treatment of valuation and security selectionDamodaran
12. Company Analysis
__ Reading: Jones, Chapter 15
There are a number of different ways to evaluate companies.
You want to evaluate their place in the macroeconomy (chapter 13)
We don’t cover these chapters because on little chapter on those subjects won’t help very much. since you could spend an entire course on those issues (and there are courses at CSUN that do)
This chapter focuses on interpreting financial statements and
Readings on financial statements