Millions of investors look to Morningstar for trusted mutual fund research, but over the past decade, Morningstar has built an equally strong reputation in the area of stock research. Morningstar Stocks 500 illustrates Morningstar's strength in the area of stock research.
Here's what you'll get in Morningstar Stocks 500:
A Narrow Field of Popular Companies: With Morningstar Stocks 500, you'll find blue chips like Dell, Microsoft, Cisco, Nokia, Pfizer, General Electric, and AOL Time Warner. In fact, you'll find coverage on just about every major public company of interest.
The Morningstar Star Rating for Stocks and Fair Value Estimates: Morningstar's star rating helps you tell, at a glance, if a stock is a compelling value. And Morningstar's fair-value estimates help you all year long to calibrate your own buy, sell, and hold prices for your favorite stocks.
Easy-to-Understand Financial Facts: You'll have every important financial fact at your fingertips. Morningstar even employs a grading system that makes financial metrics like growth, profitability, and financial health easy to understand.
Independent Analysis and Opinion: Each full-page stock report features an in-depth, concise report, written by Morningstar's independent analysts. In these reports, a Morningstar analyst explains the company's business model, what to watch for in the future, and at what price the stock would become a bargain.
The Morningstar Stock 500: 2002-2003 edition is on it's way to becoming the most respected, in-depth, and authoritative stock annual on the market today. Morningstar's research is routinely cited in the financial press including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Business Week, and Money because the information is objective and independent. Morningstar does not underwrite stock offerings, nor does it have any investment banking ties.