For many investors, a quick method for finding stock candidates that are potentially undervalued is by looking for those with low P/E ratios. However, few investors will buy a stock based on the P/E ratio alone, and for good reason. Three possible reasons for a low P/E ratio are: 1) There is a problem within the company that makes owning the stock undesirable, 2) Items in the more »
8x8 (NASDAQ: EGHT) is the market leader for unified communications services and in providing hosted VOIP for businesses. They have grown at an annualized rate of 30% over the last 5 years, and are poised to grow an impressive 82% this year, and yet, their trailing twelve-month P/E ratio is only 6.5. Before you go pawning your wife’s jewelry or your husband's tools so that you more »
The expansion of investment horizons has added the microcap stock category to the list. In essence these stocks fall below smallcap stocks in terms of capitalization. The definition of a microcap stock is one that has a market value between $50 Million and $550 Million. This space contains riskier stocks and the promise of greater rewards comes with the possibility of greater risks of loss.
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If we can primarily attribute the invention of the Internet to Al Gore’s genius, then we must also thank him for some of the fastest growing niches – including voice over IP (VoIP) communications and cloud computing – within the technology sector today. Such technologies, using the Internet as their backbone, have not only enjoyed dramatic surges in popularity due to the new features/benefits they offer, but also because they more »