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  1. Graphical Stock Comparisons

    Would be nice to be able compare two or more companies graphically for their stock performance for a given time horizon, say 1, 2, 3 or 5 years. (A picture is worth a thousand words).

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    Evaluating a company strictly on price performance is not the primary purpose of the tool and there are many sites that do this already. We suggest checking out the ‘Price Charts’ research links in the tool.

  2. Add a bulk add feature to create a portfolio

    Allow me to create a portfolio by clicking on existing studies. Ideally, I'd like to also be able to enter the number of shares in a tabular view instead of having to edit each stock in the portfolio.

    another bulk add idea would be to be able just list the ticker symbols and then add the judgment to each SSG in the portfolio

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  3. Add Company Size to the Company Summary

    Folks have a hard time remember the company size definitions by BetterInvesting. Consider adding company size that to the Company Summary box based on BI definitions

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  4. When you turn on the Net Income line in the SSG, make it show up in Print PDF.

    When you turn on the Net Income line in the SSG, make it show up in Print PDF.

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  5. Pre-Defined Screens should use the same Criteria as manual entry

    The pre-defined screens use different Criteria that the manual entry for example pre-defined screens use 10 yr Growth numbers for Sales and Earnings and use >10% which is not an option in the drop-down search criteria. Also search criteria use 'EPS R2 5 year greater than 0.9'. Not sure what the cryptic R2 refers to and should be removed and 0.9 and ranges as used in the pre-defined screens dont exist in the manual search. May I suggest that all pre-defined searched use the same search criteria as the user can select to allow a user to enter similar searches…

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  6. Allow user to expand the active window both vertically and horizontally.

    Being able to change the vertical and horizontal limits myself and to fit the parameters per my computer setup, would be a big help. Under "My Studies" you cannot see all the columns at the same time.

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  7. Integrate more of the info in the "SSG Reference Guide" into the Core SSG tutorial information.

    Consolidate all guidelines into one area so folks don't have to go between a paper reminder and what's online in the tool

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  8. SSGPlus Search return result fields for Sales/Earnings not consistent

    The Sale & Earnings growth figures in the "search results" for some companies are not consistent with the SSG. For example, stock symbol MOS (Mosaic) shows:
    Sales = 56.3 & Earnings = 8.6 from the Search results
    Sales = 2.6 & Earnings = 3.8 on the SSGPlus

    There are others with just a discrepancy in Earnings.

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  9. Error in Adding long named file to Portfolio

    If a study is saved with a long file name adding it to a Portfolio is a problem. Cant easily get to the check box.
    To solve this the dialog box must be horizontally scrollable or the file name needs to be truncated or the dialog box needs to be resizable.
    Simplest to to truncate long file names in this dialog box

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  10. Enhance PDFs to show all plots.

    When I make a PDF to print or share, extra plots, such as dividends or shares outstanding, are eliminated. It would be greatly beneficial to maintain all plots and their positional relationships as I have them in the SSG Plus graph.

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  11. Add an option to the FILE menu to allow for "Add to a Portfolio"

    When completing a study that we want to add to an existing portfolio or watch list, it would be helpful (and simpler) if the user could do that directly from the study, instead of having to return to the list of portfolios and then edit the portfolio to add the stock.

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  12. Add a sorting indicator on the PDF copy of the PERT report

    The PDF copy of the PERT report does not indicate what column the report is sorted on, nor the sorting order. Could something be added to a header or footer that shows what column the report is sorted on, and in what order?

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  13. Date stamp for SSG study date/update.

    Add a date stamp to portfolio display that shows when I last updated an SSG study, i.e. change judgement, so that I know how old my study is. The current Modified Date changes with price and data updates and does not reflect when I last studied the SSG.

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  14. Make labels more descriptive

    It would be helpful if some of the labels were updated to make them more descriptive, so we don't have to guess or reverse engineer the numbers to figure them out.

    For example: in the Fundamental Company Data section, user has no way of knowing just by looking at the table if the column labeled "Forecast (%)" is an annual forecast or is it the forecast for 5 years in total?

    In section 3, it says "High this year" and "Low this year". Does that mean the calendar year, or is it a TTM time period? (plus it would be…

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  15. Add to Section 3 the Average P/E Ratio, Current P/E Ratio, Relative Value, Projected P/E Ratio, PEGY Ratio, Projected Relative Value

    Add to Section 3 the Average P/E Ratio, Current P/E Ratio, Relative Value, Projected P/E Ratio, PEGY Ratio, Projected Relative Value, TTM EPS, FTM EPS and Avg TTM + FTM EPS similar to Section 3 of Toolkit 6. When using SSGPlus I have to always access my Toolkit 6 program to view these items in TK6 Section 3 as I have not yet found an equivalent in SSGPlus.

    18 votes
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  16. member sentiment make pop up retain

    It is hard to compare what I have entered and what the member sentiment is averages are. Is there a way to keep the pop-up member sentiment visible while I review and edit my entries.

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  17. Add ability to input prior quarter or year when data is missing from data feed.

    1st Quarter of 2016 data for Flowers Foods is missing. I have contacted both BI (June 6) and Morningstar (June 22, July 31, and August 16) to have the data added. It is still not in the data feed and I cannot add a prior quarter of data to the SSG manually to include the missing data.

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  18. Include date on print version Notes and ability to reorder Notes

    Right now it only includes subject and description. The date column would be helpful as you follow the stock over time.

    Also, it would be nice to be able to reorder and/or sort the notes. Sometimes I don't do my research in the order of the SSG but it is easier for club members if I present the information in the logical order of the SSG.

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  19. Create a new report to show user judgment (forecast) reference points

    The report could be printed alone or with the SSG PDF and would show similar information as the 4 judgment/forecast pop-up windows in order to provide a reference of what was chosen and the other reference points that were displayed at that point in time.

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  20. Suggest only One Tool

    I know way to much energy explaining the difference and frankly the difference is not worth the time and effort spent. May I recommend that there be only one tool that is continually improved. Perhaps there is 2 modes expert and newbie.

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