Glossary of Analyst Research Report Terms

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Nasdaq Composite Index (or "the Nasdaq") The Nasdaq Composite Index is a widely cited indicator of changes in The Nasdaq Stock Market. It is a market-value weighted measure of all Nasdaq domestic and foreign common stocks.
Net Income/Net Profit Income after taxes, interest, depreciation, and other expenses have been deducted.
Net Profit Margin Net profit divided by net sales and expressed as a percentage.