Not many people read annual reports anymore or so the claim goes by Terry Smith. But an Annual Report is the best place to conduct your research and analysis of a company. An annual report has the some great features such as giving you the description of a business, strategy and sales information, management discussion and analysis and other key pieces of information you need to know before deciding to invest in that company.
Many people would like printed or hard copies of annual reports but don’t know where to find them or how to order them. Well, you can get an annual report sent to you in the post for free by simply following the instructions on the London Stock Exchange website: http://www.londonstockexchange.com/prices-and-markets/stocks/tools-and-services/free-annual-reports/free-annual-reports.htm
You can order annual reports for more than 1300 listed company’s. So the next time you buy an individual stock, order an annual report and really look at the information to see if you are making an astute investment decision.