Stock Selection Guide Tools

Welcome to the BetterInvesting Stock Selection Guide Tools Feedback Forum
Submit and Vote on Ideas for SSGPlus, CoreSSG and Stock Comparison Guide Apps

How can we improve our Stock Selection Guide Tools?

You've used all your votes and won't be able to post a new idea, but you can still search and comment on existing ideas.

There are two ways to get more votes:

  • When an admin closes an idea you've voted on, you'll get your votes back from that idea.
  • You can remove your votes from an open idea you support.
  • To see ideas you have already voted on, select the "My feedback" filter and select "My open ideas".
(thinking…)

Enter your idea and we'll search to see if someone has already suggested it.

If a similar idea already exists, you can support and comment on it.

If it doesn't exist, you can post your idea so others can support it.

Enter your idea and we'll search to see if someone has already suggested it.

  • Hot ideas
  • Top ideas
  • New ideas
  • My feedback
  1. 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

    1 vote
    Vote
    Sign in
    Check!
    (thinking…)
    Reset
    or sign in with
    • facebook
    • google
      Password icon
      Signed in as (Sign out)
      You have left! (?) (thinking…)
      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.

      5 votes
      Vote
      Sign in
      Check!
      (thinking…)
      Reset
      or sign in with
      • facebook
      • google
        Password icon
        Signed in as (Sign out)
        You have left! (?) (thinking…)
        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.

        18 votes
        Vote
        Sign in
        Check!
        (thinking…)
        Reset
        or sign in with
        • facebook
        • google
          Password icon
          Signed in as (Sign out)
          You have left! (?) (thinking…)
          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
          Vote
          Sign in
          Check!
          (thinking…)
          Reset
          or sign in with
          • facebook
          • google
            Password icon
            Signed in as (Sign out)
            You have left! (?) (thinking…)
            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
            Vote
            Sign in
            Check!
            (thinking…)
            Reset
            or sign in with
            • facebook
            • google
              Password icon
              Signed in as (Sign out)
              You have left! (?) (thinking…)
              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
              Vote
              Sign in
              Check!
              (thinking…)
              Reset
              or sign in with
              • facebook
              • google
                Password icon
                Signed in as (Sign out)
                You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                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.

                1 vote
                Vote
                Sign in
                Check!
                (thinking…)
                Reset
                or sign in with
                • facebook
                • google
                  Password icon
                  Signed in as (Sign out)
                  You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                  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.

                  18 votes
                  Vote
                  Sign in
                  Check!
                  (thinking…)
                  Reset
                  or sign in with
                  • facebook
                  • google
                    Password icon
                    Signed in as (Sign out)
                    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                    under review  ·  3 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)

                    5 votes
                    Vote
                    Sign in
                    Check!
                    (thinking…)
                    Reset
                    or sign in with
                    • facebook
                    • google
                      Password icon
                      Signed in as (Sign out)
                      You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                      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.

                      4 votes
                      Vote
                      Sign in
                      Check!
                      (thinking…)
                      Reset
                      or sign in with
                      • facebook
                      • google
                        Password icon
                        Signed in as (Sign out)
                        You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                        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

                        2 votes
                        Vote
                        Sign in
                        Check!
                        (thinking…)
                        Reset
                        or sign in with
                        • facebook
                        • google
                          Password icon
                          Signed in as (Sign out)
                          You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                          0 comments  ·  SSGPlus  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • 1 vote
                          Vote
                          Sign in
                          Check!
                          (thinking…)
                          Reset
                          or sign in with
                          • facebook
                          • google
                            Password icon
                            Signed in as (Sign out)
                            You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                            0 comments  ·  SSGPlus  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • 5 votes
                            Vote
                            Sign in
                            Check!
                            (thinking…)
                            Reset
                            or sign in with
                            • facebook
                            • google
                              Password icon
                              Signed in as (Sign out)
                              You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                              1 comment  ·  SSGPlus  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Improve the speed of updating and retrieval

                              The refresh speed is very slow. Need to improve speed for updating and retrieval

                              5 votes
                              Vote
                              Sign in
                              Check!
                              (thinking…)
                              Reset
                              or sign in with
                              • facebook
                              • google
                                Password icon
                                Signed in as (Sign out)
                                You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                                0 comments  ·  CoreSSG  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Add the ability to evaluate Dow Jones, S&P and NASDAQ averages

                                These averages have prices, EPS and dividends. Section 1 plot would not have a sales line but would have EPS line with a projection and price bars. Section 3 would have prices, EPS, P/E ratios, dividends, yields and could have projected highs and lows. We need the ability to evaluate the market as well as individual stocks.

                                1 vote
                                Vote
                                Sign in
                                Check!
                                (thinking…)
                                Reset
                                or sign in with
                                • facebook
                                • google
                                  Password icon
                                  Signed in as (Sign out)
                                  You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                                  0 comments  ·  Both CoreSSG and SSGPlus  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Add a timestamp to the Member Sentiment study date so we can tell if a number of studies were done in a short period of time.

                                  With a timestamp and the study date, we could see if a number of studies were done at essentialy the same time indicating that they were probably all done by the same person or maybe a lot of studies done after an online presentation like Stock Up or Ticker Talk.

                                  3 votes
                                  Vote
                                  Sign in
                                  Check!
                                  (thinking…)
                                  Reset
                                  or sign in with
                                  • facebook
                                  • google
                                    Password icon
                                    Signed in as (Sign out)
                                    You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                                    0 comments  ·  Both CoreSSG and SSGPlus  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Display the average price for a stock, graphically, and include it on the front page of the SSG along with sales, pretax profits and earning

                                    In addition, or instead of, having vertical price bars, showing high and low for a given year, show the average price as a graph line. It would be nice to see how the price moved along with the sales, earnings, etc graphically

                                    1 vote
                                    Vote
                                    Sign in
                                    Check!
                                    (thinking…)
                                    Reset
                                    or sign in with
                                    • facebook
                                    • google
                                      Password icon
                                      Signed in as (Sign out)
                                      You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                                      0 comments  ·  Both CoreSSG and SSGPlus  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Member Sentiment Time Frame

                                      Add an option to select the last 30, 60 days to the current 90 days of submitted studies.

                                      8 votes
                                      Vote
                                      Sign in
                                      Check!
                                      (thinking…)
                                      Reset
                                      or sign in with
                                      • facebook
                                      • google
                                        Password icon
                                        Signed in as (Sign out)
                                        You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                                        1 comment  ·  SSGPlus  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Timely Stock price data feed

                                        Currently I can get accurate closing prices and updates using TK but not the SSG+ which is a whole day behind. Can this timeliness be improved?

                                        12 votes
                                        Vote
                                        Sign in
                                        Check!
                                        (thinking…)
                                        Reset
                                        or sign in with
                                        • facebook
                                        • google
                                          Password icon
                                          Signed in as (Sign out)
                                          You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                                          0 comments  ·  SSGPlus  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                          Toolkit’s intra-day pricing data comes from Yahoo!. We have seen multiple issues with incorrect data from Yahoo and we won’t consider using that service on a new product. Additionally, Yahoo is moving to stop redistribution of the data. Typically, use of the Stock Selection Guide is not so dependent upon daily price fluctuation so this is not a very common request. We’ll take this under advisement and review the costs for adding an intra-day price feed when we next re-quote our data contracts.

                                        • Print Peer Data

                                          Could you add a print option for the peer graphs? I tried to print the screen but the output showed the graph printed over the SSG so it was unreadable. A printout of some of the peer graphs would be very useful at club meetings.

                                          3 votes
                                          Vote
                                          Sign in
                                          Check!
                                          (thinking…)
                                          Reset
                                          or sign in with
                                          • facebook
                                          • google
                                            Password icon
                                            Signed in as (Sign out)
                                            You have left! (?) (thinking…)
                                            0 comments  ·  SSGPlus  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                          • Don't see your idea?

                                          Feedback and Knowledge Base