Companies making up the S&P 500 Index are among the most closely watched group of businesses in the USA. This book contains: detailed performance data on each company's latest sales and profits breakdowns, P/E ratio, product line and recent business developments; statistical tables of income and balance sheet data; and key per share data. Information is alphabetically assembled for speedy reference. The guide includes: profiles of the company's operations and position in its industry group; income data, including revenue, operating income, profit margin, depreciation and net income projections; detailed company rosters, supplying names, addresses, and phone and fax numbers of corporate offices; S&P's earnings estimates and dividend rankings for common stocks, and S&P's ratings for preferred stocks; charts showing from six to seven years of monthly stock price ranges and trading volume; and quarterly breakouts of net sales and common share earnings for the current year and past three years.
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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, Inc., is the nation’s leading securities information company. It provides a broad range of financial services, including the respected Standard & Poor’s ratings and stock rankings, 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 S&P Super Composite 1500 stock price indices. Standard & Poor’s products are marketed around the world and used extensively by both financial professionals and individual investors.
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