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  1. Show which companies have new data since my last data update.

    One helpful feature of Toolkit 6 is that it shows which companies have updated data since my last data update, i.e. companies that have had quarterly earnings releases. That indicates which companies I need to re-study. Otherwise, it is not evident which companies need re-study.

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      0 comments  ·  SSGPlus  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • 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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        4 comments  ·  SSGPlus  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • 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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          1 comment  ·  SSGPlus  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • 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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            1 comment  ·  Both CoreSSG and SSGPlus  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • 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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              0 comments  ·  Both CoreSSG and SSGPlus  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • 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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                1 comment  ·  SSGPlus  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • 6 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  SSGPlus  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • 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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                    1 comment  ·  Both CoreSSG and SSGPlus  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • I understand the SSGs are for finding stocks that fit the BI criteria. What if we could enter the price we paid for a stock to evaluate it

                    I understand the SSGs are for finding stocks that fit the BI criteria. What if we could enter the price we paid for a stock to evaluate it going forward. The BUYs HOLDs SELLs are based on the current price, right? If we paid more than the current price, the SSG does't show us the potential in our owned stock. Right?

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                      0 comments  ·  Both CoreSSG and SSGPlus  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Alt+M in the CoreSSG.

                      Alt+M is a feature that is highly used in the Toolkit and it would be great to see it in the CoreSSG

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                        0 comments  ·  CoreSSG  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • 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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                          2 comments  ·  SSGPlus  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • 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.

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                            under review  ·  1 comment  ·  SSGPlus  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Add current PE in parentheses after the Current Price as shown in Toolkit 6

                            Add current PE in parentheses along with the Current Price as is shown in Toolkit 6; i.e., Current Price (PE) 44.78 (20.1)
                            52-Week High Price (PE) 61.05 (27.4) and 52-Week Low Price (PE) 33.67 (15.1).

                            7 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Both CoreSSG and SSGPlus  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Problem when Ticker Symbols & Stocks no longer appear in the All Studies but show up in a portfolio with no way to delete it

                              Problem when Ticker Symbols/Stocks no longer appear in the All Studies due to no longer on Stock Exchanges but shows up in a portfolio with no way to delete it. Need way to delete it from a portfolio.

                              9 votes
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                                1 comment  ·  Portfolio or Club Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • The two date columns in the list of stocks should be more informative

                                By default, the original date of the study is added to the name of the stock, so there is no need to show it in a separate column. The much more relevant dates are the Most Recent Price and the Judgment Date, which would be the last date in which any of the judgment items are modified. It would also be helpful to see the Most Recent Quarter date. All three of these dates are available and select-able in the Library listing. Let the user select the one or two preferred dates to be displayed.

                                6 votes
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                                  1 comment  ·  Both CoreSSG and SSGPlus  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Quick Navigation should be simplified.

                                  There should only be one field for entry of the ticker. If the company is in the user's database, it should be listed for selection, as it is now. In addition to the company name, there should also be an optional choice to load a new datafile. Having a separate field for entering the ticker for a new company should be unnecessary.

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                                    0 comments  ·  Both CoreSSG and SSGPlus  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • On the 'Compare Peers' page, legend/graph colors should be consistent from one tab to the next

                                    When moving from one tab to the next on the comparing peers screen it would be a lot easier if the graphs for each of the peers was always the same color.

                                    37 votes
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                                      under review  ·  8 comments  ·  SSGPlus  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Filter-Out Stock Screener Results

                                      In stock screener results,
                                      One thing i would like is if we could have ability to filter out (i.e. remove say a particular industry, instead of filtering only for a particular industry)

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                                        0 comments  ·  Search / Stock Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Create a preset search that looks for stocks meeting George Nicholson's Triple-Play.

                                        George Nicholson's idea of a Triple-Play was briefly mentioned in the old NAIC handbook. With all the great technology in the online SSG tools, it would be nice to have a preset search that would pull in stocks possibly meeting the three requirements for a Triple-Play. Apparently, the aspects of a T/P are found if one has a Value Line account, and many of us don't, or don't have access via libraries.

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                                          0 comments  ·  Search / Stock Ideas  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Show Quality rating

                                          Could you please show the overall Quality rating for the company, based on the earnings, net profit margin, growth, etc ?

                                          Thanks

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