






The Stock Hop 


Stock 




Price 


Current stock price 


EPS 


Earning per share estimate for 2006 


Dividend Yield 
% 

As a percent 


5year EPS Growth 
% 

Average annual growth, as a percent, for the past five years. If you prefer, put in your own assumption for the next five years 


10year EPS Growth 
% 

Average annual growth, as a percent, for the past ten years — or your assumption for the next ten 


Two Highest P/Es 


It's not necessary but if you can, put in the two highest price/earnings ratios from the past, preferably not from consecutive years 


Two Lowest P/Es 


If you can, put in the two lowest price/earnings ratios, again better if not from consecutive years 


These figures are available from many sources, including the Value Line Investment Survey (by subscription online or free of charge at most libraries) 












