While the listing from CNN doesn't include this site, I thought it was a good list for my readers to review.

Investing should be cheap, effective and easy. These products simplify your financial life.

  1. Robinhood
  2. Betterment
  3. Wealthfront
  4. Openfolio
  5. FeeX
  6. Estimize
  7. StockTwits (you can follow me on StockTwits at http://stocktwits.com/ConfidentInvest)
  8. Acorns
  9. Thinkorswim
  10. Forcerank

If you want to learn more about these apps, I suggest you follow this link.

 

Company name ABIOMED, Inc.
Stock ticker ABMD
Live stock price [stckqut]ABMD[/stckqut]
P/E compared to competitors Fair

MANAGEMENT EXECUTION

Employee productivity Good
Sales growth Good
EPS growth Good
P/E growth Good
EBIT growth Good

ANALYSIS

Confident Investor Rating Good
Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario) $153.31
Target stock price (averages with growth) $169.57
Target stock price (averages with no growth) $77.13
Target stock price (manual assumptions) $151.03

The following company description is from Google Finance: http://www.google.com/finance?q=abmd

Abiomed, Inc. is a provider of temporary percutaneous mechanical circulatory support devices. The Company offers care to heart failure patients. The Company's products include Impella 2.5, a percutaneous micro heart pump with an integrated motor and sensors; Impella CP, which is primarily used by either interventional cardiologists to support patients in the catheter lab or by surgeons in the heart surgery suite; Impella 5.0 and Impella LD, a percutaneous micro heart pumps with integrated motors and sensors for use primarily in the heart surgery suite; Impella RP, a percutaneous catheter-based axial flow pump that is designed to allow greater than four liters of flow per minute; AB5000, a circulatory support system for the temporary support of acute heart failure patients in profound shock, and Symphony, a minimally invasive implantable cardiac assist device.

 

Confident Investor comments: At this price and at this time, I think that a Confident Investor can confidently invest in ABIOMED, Inc..

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Company name Apple Inc.
Stock ticker AAPL
Live stock price [stckqut]AAPL[/stckqut]
P/E compared to competitors Good

MANAGEMENT EXECUTION

Employee productivity Good
Sales growth Good
EPS growth Good
P/E growth Poor
EBIT growth Good

ANALYSIS

Confident Investor Rating Good
Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario) $103.08
Target stock price (averages with growth) $91.73
Target stock price (averages with no growth) $48.27
Target stock price (manual assumptions) $103.47

The following company description is from Google Finance: http://www.google.com/finance?q=aapl

Apple Inc. (Apple) designs, manufactures and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players, and a variety of related software, services, peripherals, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications. The Company's products and services include iPhone, iPad, Mac, iPod, Apple TV, a portfolio of consumer and professional software applications, the iOS and OS X operating systems, iCloud, and a variety of accessory, service and support offerings. The Company also delivers digital content and applications through the iTunes Store, App StoreSM, iBookstoreSM, and Mac App Store. The Company distributes its products worldwide through its retail stores, online stores, and direct sales force, as well as through third-party cellular network carriers, wholesalers, retailers, and value-added resellers. In February 2012, the Company acquired app-search engine Chomp.

 

Confident Investor comments: At this price and at this time, I think that a Confident Investor can confidently invest in Apple Inc..

If you would like to understand how to evaluate companies like I do on this site, please read my book, The Confident Investor. You can review the best companies that I have found (and I probably invest my own money in most of these companies) in my Watch List.

How was this analysis of Apple Inc. calculated?

For owners of my book, "The Confident Investor" I offer the following analysis (you must be logged in to this site as a book owner in order to see the following analysis). If you have registered and cannot see the balance of this article, make sure you are logged in and refresh your browser.

I hope that this makes you a Confident Investor.