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  1. Add a projected sales growth column to the SSGPlus PERT

    It would be helpful to have a new column for projected sales growth in the PERT. This would make it easier to compare the last reported quarter's "Sales % Change" column against each company's projected sales growth rate (as entered on the SSG). The PERT already has this capability for actual quarterly YOY and forecasted EPS growth rates.

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  2. Ticker HeatMap - One for each size of company

    To supplement the "Small Company" pre-defined screen, it would be nice to have heat-map option to have a separate heat map for each company size -- Large, Medium and Small. Would still like the overall for all studies.

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  3. Adjust width and/or delete rows & columns

    The ability for these suggestions would add immense capability to the Stock Screener.

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  5. 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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  6. Add "Freeze Header Pane" on Pert Report in online tool

    Please freeze/lock the column titles on the Pert Report so that it makes it easy not to lose place when scrolling up/down and left-to-right through the companies. Company names are locked on left hand side of sheet; Please lock upper column titles. Thank you.

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  7. 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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  8. Enable Quarterly Data Charting:

    Make better use of the “Quarterly Data” tab. I use it regularly, but it is difficult to spot trends in the data without charting it. Being able to download it into Excel would suit my personal needs. Being able to select the data you want to chart and then click a button and have the chart appear would be great. The ultimate would be to be able to do both.

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  9. Re-think Debt to Capital Ratio

    Re-think the use of the Debt to Capital Ratio (D/C). Most members don’t understand what capital is. I have always assumed it is a measure of the financial strength of a company. If that’s the case, the ratio ignores the ability of the company to service its debt and its available cash, equivalents and marketable securities. Either make a strong argument for retaining the ratio, or consider other measures of the financial strength of companies in general. Consider using the Debt to Equity Ratio (D/E) or Interest Coverage (or “Times Interest Earned”) as a means to measure the financial strength…

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  10. Number the Vertical Axis and Add Constant Compound Percent Growth Lines to the SSG Plus

    Number the Vertical Axis and Add Constant Compound Percent Growth Lines to the SSG Plus

    Number the vertical log axis and include constant compound growth lines on the visual analysis chart beginning at the origin of the chart and running across the chart.

    • The vertical (log) axis appears to be auto ranging. While that’s understandable, the decision to make it auto ranging carries with it the disadvantages of disguising what the growth rates of companies are. Two companies that look similar on the charts may be growing at significantly different rates.

    • Numbers on the log axis, would enable…

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  11. Daily Price Updates for TK6 Missing

    Since Verizon bought out Yahoo!, Verizon has eliminated the free 15 minutes delay price updates for all exchange listed stocks.

    TK6 users are no longer able to update daily pricing for stocks in their portfolios. We have to wait 24 hours to get the Prior Day's pricing.

    This is not acceptable. I have called BI and made the request for them to start looking for an alternative. I have even made several third party vendor suggestions.

    Yes, these third party vendors will charge a fee. But, I also suggested to BI that any additional fees for data could be passed…

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  12. Refresh Buttons: Difference between "Refreshing All Studies/Portfolios" and "Refreshing Individual Studies"

    When the user Refreshes "All Studies" or "Portfolios", locked data is not touched.

    However, when the user Refreshes "Individual Studies" there are two "Overwrite" options and one "Create A Copy" button.

    Is it correct to assume that "Overwrite" means Overwrite....including eliminating/overwriting the Locked data?

    And, when choosing the "Create a Copy", doesn't that also overwrite locked data, update the data.... and create a copy?

    Also: Date Modified column: Gives the date that the user Refreshed either the price or price and data. How can the user tell which companies fundamental data were refreshed? Not all companies release quarterly data on…

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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. Show portfolio(s) for individual stocks

    Add the ability to select a stock and then show the portfolios that stock belongs to and the number of shares.

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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. PERT mouse-over popups

    - On the PERT report use mouse-over popup help text to describe each column header and it's derivation eg when mousing over 'Proj RV' - popup 'Projected Relative Value = Proj PE / Avg PE (Projected)'

    - On PERT report, when hovering over a colored cell use popup help text to describe the condition that triggered the colorization event.

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  20. Allow the user to select either % high total return or % average total return for reports

    In the report summary allow the user to select either the compound total return using the high PE OR the CTR using the average PE.

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