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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. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Highlight data changes

    When data is updated (not stock price) highlight the ticker. Keep that ticker highlight until the user 'clears' the message. That way users are notified when changes are made to data and reminded to review new information.

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  6. Allow an SSG from the past to be generated

    I would like to generate an SSG at a point in time in the past. This way we could evaluate our past judgements and see who closely they matched known future results.

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  7. FFO Data for REITs

    REITs (not for clubs, but of interest to individual investors) generally use Funds from Operations (FFO) instead of EPS. Is there any chance of changing the data feed for REITs?

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  8. 3 votes
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  9. make member sentiment columns sortable. It will be easier to eliminate outliers

    make member sentiment columns sort-able. It will be easier to eliminate outliers

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  10. Have only one ticker input field for all studies, like in Toolkit.

    It would be simpler to have only one field for ticker input, that would either pull up all studies in database with that ticker, or allow data input for a new study, as is done in Toolkit. If we are in a portfolio and want to look at a stock that is in the database but not in this portfolio, it is now necessary to go back to "all portfolios" to find the study. The current design is very unwieldy, and an unnecessary inconvenience.

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  11. Add reference file showing adjusted EPS that takes out the effects of the "2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act"

    Under SSG Help / Reference Materials add a file showing adjusted EPS that takes out the effects of the "2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act"

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  12. Include (text) fields to explain (remind) the logic used in the calculations, e.g.: the forecasted EPS

    e.g: sales growth / high - low PE. The idea is to be able remember the reasoning, to see which inputs where taken into account, where they came from, what numbers were used, etc.

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  13. dividend growth

    will be a good idea to see dividend growth since div+growth is in foundation of NAIC ideology. Personally, I like to see low div yield next to high div yield.

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  14. Member sentiment report

    When utilizing the member sentiment I often find variable number of judgments that are clearly outliers. Recently in SBUX I saw a High PE's of 1582, a number of Payouts above 1500 (yes 1500), and a number of low PE's over 900. the unedited averages were High PE 45.8, Lo PE 163.9, payout of 876, with a potential return of 43.8. Really?

    With 493 studies (could these really be called studies?) it is very labor intensive to go through the studies line by line to remove the outliers. There must be a way to throw out judgements that vary to…

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  15. Pop-Up window showing math calculation when moving cursor over a particular field.

    Although there is a separate pdf showing the math calculations used behind the scenes in an SSG, a simple pop-up reflecting the math would be faster and more efficient.

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  16. Summary of Potential Return

    Expand the Summary of Potential Return and Total return to include an automatic comparison to the member sentiment results.

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  17. Low PE Input

    Expand Low PE input on SSG and SSG Plus to include a second decimal place; 20.56. The high PE input has two decimal places. Please expand this field for the Low PE.

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  18. When entering a ticker for a study all studies with that ticker should be on top of the popup list

    After I input a ticker into the box, from quick navigation, all existing studies for that ticker should be displayed at the top of the drop down list. that way if there is an existing study I may want to utilize I can make that choice at that time.

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  19. List what quarter of the fiscal year is being reported beside the date.

    We would like to be able to complete our quarterly reports forms more easily from the OLT. One data point missing is the number of the quarter of the fiscal year being reported. (ex: Q4 6/30/17) Would also like to see projected relative value on the SCG. (Which is a great tool BTW.)

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  20. Export Member sentiment numbers into excel

    I would like to export the member sentiment file into excel

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