PE ratio

How to Identify an Undervalued Stock

When looking for a new stock, the first metric investors should use is a company's P/E ratio. It's a highly effective way to identify a stock's price inequalities.

5 Hot Utility Stocks After Snowstorm's Winter Wipeout

Utility stocks were down Monday in the wake of the wicked winter storm that tossed the Northeast over the weekend. But it's on panicky days like these that long-term investors want to be taking a second look at utilities. Not only are they less volatile than fast-growing tech stocks, some pay hefty dividends.