How to Calculate Safety Stock?

Answer Safety stock is a term that is used to describe the amount of inventory or stock that is kept on hand in order to reduce the chance of a temporary shortfall of materials from taking place. Also kno... Read More »

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What is safety stock?

Safety stock refers to extra inventory that a business keeps on hand so that it can accommodate a sudden surge in demand or a disruption in supply. Determining how much safety stock is enough is a ... Read More »

Stock Picker Safety?

Your number one concern is preservation of capital. As Dr. Alexander Elder, a noted stock trader and psychatrist, put it: "If you focus on handling losses, profits will take care of themselves." ... Read More »

How to Calculate the PE of a Stock?

The price-to-earnings -- P/E -- ratio is a widely used stock valuation measurement. The P/E can be used to compare different stocks with widely different stock prices. A $100 dollar stock with a P/... Read More »

How to Calculate Stock Dilution?

Stock dilution, also sometimes referred to as equity dilution, refers to what happens when a company decides to issue more stock to new investors. When the "float" (the amount of shares on the mark... Read More »