🔍 The best free investing tools
More than 50 stock research tools you can use for free
The internet is full of investing resources.
If you know how to use them well, it can be a gold mine.
In this article, I’ll share more than 50 free investment resources with you.
Morningstar is an American financial services firm. It provides an array of investment research and investment management services.
You can take a look at a company’s financials, valuation, operating performance, dividend, ownership and much more.
Via Dataroma, you can track the portfolios of the best investors in the world. Think about Warren Buffett, Chuck Akre, Terry Smith and Howard Marks.
You can also take a look at which stocks are bought the most by these superinvestors, which insiders are buying their own stock, and so on.
3. Yahoo Finance
Yahoo Finance provides you with financial news, data and commentary including stock quotes, press releases, financial reports, and original content.
It’s a great website to check daily stock news or create a watchlist.
4. Seeking Alpha
If you are looking for stock analysis, Seeking Alpha is the place to be.
You can follow the stocks you want and you’ll receive an email each time someone publishes an article about the companies you’re interested in.
5. The SEC website
The SEC website gives you access to the full text of SEC filings since 2001.
Everything that a company has filed over the past few years can be found on this website.
Via ROIC.ai you can find more than 30 years of financial data for free. ROIC.ai covers more than 37.000 companies.
It’s a great way to look at the evolution of the financials of a company.
7. The company’s website
The best way to start analyzing a stock is by going to the company’s ‘Investor Relations’ section on their website.
Via this section, you can download it’s annual reports, investor presentations, and much more.
Stratosphere offers you a platform where you can take a look at the financials of a company, visualize data, and screen for stocks which match certain criteria.
If you want to learn about a certain investment topic, Investopedia is the place to be.
It features articles, tutorials, videos, and other content designed to help individuals make informed financial decisions.
10. Quartr App
The Quatr App is a financial research and investor relations platform.
This app makes it easy for you to listen to conference calls and take a look at the Investor Presentation of a company.
The website of Nasdaq is a must for investors. It allows you to get:
Stock market information and data
Company news and research
Investment tools and resources (screeners, educational sources, …)
FinViz is a great stock screener.
It also offers a portfolio tracker and you can take a look at insider activity of management.
13. Google Finance
Google Finance offers you a customizable dashboard for tracking stocks, market news, and trends.
14. Whale Wisdom
Whale Wisdom is, just like Dataroma, a great website to track the portfolio of superinvestors and funds.
You can also take a look which stocks are bought and sold the most in the recent past.
Last but not least, FinTwit is a great place to get investment inspiration and discuss your investment ideas with other investors.
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Other great investment resources
Macotrends: Stock screener with over 50 performance and fundamental criteria
The Calculator Site: great website to calculate compound interest
Glassdoor: great way to see how (ex-)employees rate their (former) company
Koyfin: investment analytics platform
Tikr: interesting stock screener
Shortsqueeze: short interest data
Marketscreener: stock market quotes and news
Openinsider: insider activity of management
ValueInvestorsClub: investment club where investors share their ideas
Masterinvest: blog full of investing wisdom
Portfoliovisualizer: platform for portfolio and investment analytics
Chartmill: stock screening and analysis platform
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Compounding Quality is a professional investor which manages a worldwide equity fund with more than $150 million in Assets Under Management. We have read over 500 investment books and spend more than 50 hours per week researching stocks.