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Chapter 16. Value Investing: The Process > Step 1: Analysts' Ratings & Forecast...

Step 1: Analysts' Ratings & Forecasts

Start by analyzing the analysts' ratings and forecasts.

Sentiment Index

The sentiment index gauges the market's enthusiasm by compiling the number of analysts rating the stock strong buy versus hold, sell, or strong sell. Negative sentiment scores mean that most analysts are recommending selling, and stocks with negative scores make the best value candidates. Boeing, for instance, trading in the $30 range, hit sentiment scores as low as –14 in late 1999 before starting its run to $70.


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