July 20, 2008 by Joe Ponzio

As I mentioned in this post, three of Phil Fisher’s 15 Points to Look For in a Common Stock are directly related to profit margins. Companies with slim profit margins often feel tough economic or business cycles more vehemently than those with fat margins. Of course, there is a flip…

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June 18, 2008 by Joe Ponzio

Businesses generally expand in three ways – increased sales of existing products, sales (and increased sales) of new products, and acquisitions to expand product lines. We looked at “increased sales of existing products” in Can They Increase Sales For Several Years? Fisher then went on to talk about “sales (and…

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