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The article [] says go to this section of the MF website and click on "estimtes" tab and snapshot tab and financials tab but I can't seem to find any of these tabs on the current MF website. What am I missing? Maybe there's a better source of the info on stocks needed to use the Fool ratio calculator?

You are not crazy. There are no such tabs as described in the article. Instead, there is a pull-down menu entitled "-Data View-" whose entries take you to inappropriate places. I just read the article and became immediately aggravated by it's inaccuracies, dead ends, and bad links. How frustrating. It would be nice if TMF were more dedicated to the “education” part of its motto “to amuse, to educate, to enrich.” But, alas, what we have here is a classic example of the sad fact that it is one thing to know, an entirely other thing to be able to teach what you know. The lack of simple clear unambiguous examples which illustrate the use of tools like PEG is glaring.

From the tone of your message, I think you may be putting too much importance on the PEG ratio. It is just one value to compare companies by. It is not THE value to judge all companies against each other. It is just a rule of thumb and may work in one context, but not another.

That the PEG is only a rule of thumb misses the point.
ALL financial ratios are rules of thumb with limited applicability.
PEG's relevance to any particular stock is really hard to establish when one can't actually calculate it.
TMF has raved about the PEG from day one.
We're looking for intelligent instructions on its use.

Can u tell I'm irritated? :-)

It's really too bad that the financial world uses a labor-intensive vocabulary:

Sales and revenue mean the same thing.
Profits, earnings and income mean the same thing.
Now, revenue and income do not mean the same thing.

Costs are different from expenses.
Expenses are different from expenditures.

Sales are different from orders but are the same as shipments.

Profits are different from cash.
Solvency is different from profitability.
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