Stock Research
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100   Stock ticker & Company Profile
110   Anatomy of a Stock - company snapshot
120   What the company does and how it makes its money
130   What Sector & Which Industry?
140   What Competitors?
150   Knowing The Share Price History
160   Knowing Number of Shares Outstanding
(what the company controls)
200   Company Website
220   Annual Report (10K)
230   Latest Quarterly Report (10Q) & Other SEC Filings
240   Conference Calls
250   Earnings Guidance Provided
260   Insider Buying & Selling
270   Stock Splits
275   Secondary Offerings
280   Dividend & Yield
(what others control)
300   Analyst Ratings & Expectations
310   Major Holders
320   Major Index Membership
330   Short Position
340   News Headlines
350   Industry Events
(what you can control)

400   Your Available Time
410   Age/Risk Tolerance
420   Don't Buy All At Once
430   Diversification
500   Jim Cramer's 25 Rules for Investing
510   Warren Buffett's Stock Portfolio
520   Business News - TV & Newspapers
530   Business News - Websites
540   Last check: Cramer's latest comments on
600   Stocks 101: The Basics
610   Online Trading 101 (vs. paying a broker)
620   Anatomy Of A Stock:  The Parts
630   Mad Money Recap
640   Setting up your own free Yahoo! Finance Portfolio
650   Stock/Investing Glossary
(coming soon)

700   Open Step
750   Open Step
790   Open Step
800   Ongoing Weekly Homework for each of your stocks
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Intel Corporation (INTC)

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It is important to understand that every business has both direct, and indirect competitors:

What you should find in this step:

Our Key Findings from this step (and where we found the information)...
From this step, the conclusions you should find about Verizon are in the following key points:

There are actually two ways to look at Competitors from Yahoo! Finance... The first is the link above, clicking the "Competitors" link in the sidebar.  That provides the side-by-side comparison of the top competitors' key financials and other statistics.

But there is also the link to your stock's competitors by going through the Sector > Industry link here...  After we went on to click the Industry link for "Semiconductor - Broad Line" we find that they list the top 5 industry performers (by Market Capitalization) in this Industry subcategory, which helps us to find these "direct" competitors to Intel...  The five top performing companies indicated are:




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