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  1. Use Correct Data

    The SSG Plus and Core are pulling incorrect data from Morningstar for Gentex resulting in flawed analyses for the companies.

    One example is that BI and Morningstar report GNTX released dividends of $0.33 per share for 2018. In fact, GNTX posted dividends of $0.44 per share.

    I wonder, how come these basic data are incorrect? What other data are incorrect and resulting in flawed analyses?

    Idea: Create a data quality verification algorithm to ensure your vendors are supplying you with correct inputs so your customers (members) can create correct outputs. I would urge you to remember that a vendor's Garbage…

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  2. Re-name stock search page to 'Stock Ideas' page

    While the Magnifying glass icon link to the page says 'Stock Ideas', the page title doesn't - it's inconsistent.
    Actually there doesn't seem to be a page title, unless it's 'Search for a company'. but that's not really what the page does.
    'Search for a company', 'Search Criteria', etc are good for parts of the page, but 'Stock Ideas' is a better name for the page itself.
    It's even the name of the drop-down category in this feature request section. So maybe that's what the developers call it??

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  3. Stock Ideas List not accessible from Home

    The Stock Ideas List is accessible from the SSG, SCG Screens. Why not also from Home? After I've logged in, why do I have to go from Home into an SSG or SCG, or some other screen first, in order to get to the magnifying glass link to do a Stock Search?
    Why not include it in the On-line Tools block on the right side of the Home page? Don't think it would clutter up the block all that much more.

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  4. Allow outliers in quarterly trend graph

    Using INGN as an example, it had the 3/15 quarter with 3000% EPS growth. Changing to Last 5 years, did not impact graph. Limit growth to 50% jshowed sales trend better but most of EPS cut off as it was above 50%. Current graph options are pretty meaningless for this stock. Having ability to quickly exclude that quarter would be helpful.

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  5. Provide notification/burst/highlight when quarterly and annual data updates have occurred and are available in the SSG.

    Provide notification/burst/highlight when quarterly and annual data updates have occurred and are available in the SSG.

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  6. Better, easier to find BI forum to share ideas

    There are two issues:

    1) It is almost impossible to find the existing web version of the online BI community forum website from the BI website. Yes, you can find a way to sign up for the email list, but it is difficult to find the forum itself.

    2) Search functionality, once you're on the forum page, is not very good. Also, it would be helpful to be able to use a link within a post to find the original post in the thread.

    In 2019, there are better forum platforms available with better GUIs. Having an upgraded, easy to…

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  7. Revise the layout of the "Determine Low Price - Next 5-Years" window

    The top choice "Your Low Stock Price Forecast" should be the last choice instead of the first. Users are prone to complete this and ignore the remaining options. If the 2nd choice , Low PE area is not completed, the Total Return using the Average PE in Section 5 can adversely be affected. Additionally, add "Update" to the the TTM EPS in the second area.
    A better title for the field may be "Determine Low P/E and Selected Low Price". See the attached for a layout suggestion.

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  8. Exclude outlier data from Compare Peers page

    When using the Compare Peers page, a very high outlier data point can force all the other data to be squished at the bottom of the graph. For example, if I compare GOOG and FB high PEs, the FB 2013 PE of 4500 causes the graph to scale the PEs to the range of 4500. This makes the rest of the graphed data useless to view.
    It would be nice to exclude FB's 4500 high PE point from the graph.

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  9. On the Portfolio and Studies page, let portfolio view extend across user's screen to reduce scrolling

    On the Portfolio and Studies page, user has to scroll back and forth to view the entire portfolio table. There is a lot of wasted blue space to the left and right of the portfolio view. It would be helpful if the view wasn't fixed to a specific width, but used responsive design to allow it to expand to fit the entire browser window width per the user's own computer and browser width preferences. Because the row headings are fixed, once user scrolls to the right, you don't know what stock you're looking at for the right side columns.

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  10. On the Portfolio and Studies page, add column: number of shares

    In the portfolio view on the Portfolio and Studies page, please consider adding a column showing the number of shares for a particular holding. It would make it much easier to replace old SSGs with new ones in an existing portfolio, and check your data, if you could easily see the number of shares for the old SSG. Toolkit does this via a special window.

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  11. Add a quick access alpha-bar to the glossary so you don’t have to scroll thru the terms

    Add a quick access alpha-bar to the glossary so we don’t have to scroll thru the terms to find what we need.

    Also, add more margin term — gross, net

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  12. Make the preferred Proceedure figures print on page 1 for all to see at a presentation, etc

    Make the preferred Proceedure figures print on page 1 for all to see at a presentation, etc

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  13. Add R squared to page one of SSG

    Please add R squared under forcasted growth and EPS on page 1 as it is on Toolkit.

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  14. Add past 5 years sales growth and EPS percentage where it is visual on page 1.

    Add the past five years sales growth and EPS percentage on page 1. This is important to look at when researching a company. The only place to find it is on the page where you download information to Toolkit.

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  15. Company search add checkbox

    I’m looking at the Company Search section (via Core/Plus SSG), and I wish there was a checkbox or something on each stock when I’m going thru the Data Preview popup, for selecting out items I might be interested in looking further into - narrowing the list, as it were.
    Yes, I can write down the ticker of each interesting stock, but if I could checkbox each one, and then only Company Search look at those, and refine the list further (by unchecking some), would sure be helpful.
    Not sure how persistent I would want the checkboxes to be, wouldn’t want…

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  16. Portfolio update SSG

    Be able to update Portfolio with new SSG report without having to delete existing from portfolio and then add new SSG (sometimes imported from member following the stock) into the portfolio and reentering shares held. (i.e. Replace SSG abc 1/1/19 with abc 3/1/19)

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  17. Screener Preview Data Graph Order

    When you select a column to sort screener results by and then do into Data Preview, the order of the companies remains alphabetical. I'd like the order of companies to be in order of the column I sorted by.

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  18. Add revenue ranges to the Size Diversification Report

    The current size definitions for small, medium, and large companies are not easily located. Add a legend to the Size Diversification Report that explains the revenue range for each size.

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  19. tab for stock high price

    you should have a tab for directly inputting the stock high price because if the stock has no prior earnings, it is impossible to get a sensical high p/e forcast, ie ROKU. We expect earnings in the future but cannot use the SSG because of this problem

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  20. Adding to the Notes section of SSG

    would like to use snipping tool or directing paste in a excel or work table into the notes. I like to show what other analyst are estimating and caption that info in a spreadsheet. Any possible way to do this

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