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Ok, here goes.

1. On the MSN report (should have checked all the boxes before generating it), the sales, and total shares outstanding from the last 5 years should be at the bottom (Ten Year Summery) and look like this... http://moneycentral.msn.com/investor/research/sreport.asp?Symbol=bjs&TYS=1&Type=Equity

2. The price/sales (P/S) from the past 5 years are kind of in the middle (key ratios) and look like this... http://moneycentral.msn.com/investor/research/sreport.asp?Symbol=bjs&FRK=1&Type=Equity

3. The quarterly sales numbers  from the last four quarters are found in this section... http://moneycentral.msn.com/investor/research/sreport.asp?Symbol=bjs&FRH=1&Type=Equity

NOTE: When entering the quarterly results into the quarterly section, always leave the 'Qr. 4' box blank. That represents the current unfinished quarter.

First, get the data onto the Valuation Form from the reports, then just enter it into the outlined boxes in the spreadsheet. I know it's pretty rough with the numbers, but what it does once you enter just a few simple numbers is give a pretty reliable intrinsic estimate of the stock price now, 1 year from now, and 5 years from now. But really, the 5 year target price is just a good guess. 5 years is extremely hard to estimate, but good guessing doesn't hurt.

But the 1 year target prices are pretty accurate. I've even tested my valuations in a sim mutual fund called Betapeg (BVIF) here... http://marketocracy.com/cgi-bin/WebObjects/Portfolio.woa/ps/FundPublicPage/source=JfMlFjPlEfPoOeHdMaKiAbDe . The fund is still in its infancy, but it's already some showing reasonable gains.  

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