Tag Archives: Application Software

How I use Excel to analyze stocks


Programs such as Excel, Access, etc. how become incredibly powerful and can be powerful tools in the hands of the individual investor. I’ll share my experience with a program I developed in Excel that has become invaluable for me.  This is not … Continue reading

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The Many Faces Of Microsoft


It’s been almost two years since we said the following in a previous article: Microsoft (MSFT) continues to churn out impressive results in spite of fear the Windows division cash cow era will come to an end. The intense focus … Continue reading

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New section added to the IIEX website


I’ve been developing Excel files/templates that use excels web query to retrieve data from financial sites and place the data in a spreadsheet.  No add-ons required. All templates are macro driven. This is a trial run to determine if I … Continue reading

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What Is Wrong With Microsoft?


INTRODUCTION: Microsoft’s (MSFT) stock has been range bound for the last decade while revenues and EPS more than doubled.  The five year period covering 1996-2001 the top line was growing at a CAGR over 20%.  In 2001 the P/E was … Continue reading

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Microsoft Surface And Market Potential


On June 18 Microsoft (MSFT) gave a preview of their upcoming tablet called Surface. The tablet market is growing rapidly and consolidating around Apple (AAPL) and Android lead by Google (GOOG). IDC forecast 107.4 million units in 2012 (Click for … Continue reading

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Microsoft: Opportunity Or Overvalued?


Microsoft (MSFT) announced fiscal year third-quarter revenue of $17.41 billion for the quarter ended March 31, 2012, a 5% increase from the same period of the prior year and exceeding analysts’ estimates of $17.18 billion. Operating income, net income and … Continue reading

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Microsoft: Missing the Bigger Picture


INTRODUCTION Microsoft (MSFT) continues to churn out impressive results in spite of fear the Windows division cash cow era will come to an end.  The intense focus on Windows misses the traction taking hold in other business segments helping to … Continue reading

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