What Alerts Can You Set?

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Many systems allow for alerting on price changes. YCharts allows for screening on many things beyond price changes.

Metric Alerts

With a YCharts subscription, you can set alerts on any of the 4,000+ financial line items or calculations that exist in our database. Want to know when a company's PE Ratio falls below 10? That's possible. Want to know if a company's consensus EPS estimate increased above a certain level? That's possible too.

Essentially, you can be alerted when any of our metrics rises above or falls below a certain level.

Events Alerts

Be alerted of any corporate events for companies or entire watchlists. Splits, Dividends, Earnings, and Corporate Announcements can have a significant impact on a stocks price. These alerts will keep you current on important events.

News Alerts

For any individual company or watchlist you can enable News Alerts. These alerts will send headlines your way as news stories are published for the companies you follow.

New Data Alerts

For each company, you can be alerted when new data enters YCharts' system. This will include not only new financial statements when they enter our system, but also updates to data from our providers.

We do not alert in-advance about upcoming earnings releases at this point in time.

Portfolio Strategy Alerts

If you follow our Portfolio Strategies, you can be alerted whenever any new stocks enter or exit those portfolios. You can also be alerted whenever a specific stock enters or exits any portfolio strategy.

Proprietary Data Changes

If you like our Value Score, Fundamentals Score, or Y-Rating, you can be alerted whenever any of those metrics change for a specific company or group of companies.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I set an an alert like: Alert me when the price of a stock has increased by 15% in the last month?

Yes, our alerts functionality allows you to be able to add alerts based on a metric. To start, go to the quote page of a security, and click on "Create an Alert." Next, add the metric and threshold you would want to be alerted on. In this example, you can use "1 Month Price Returns (Daily)" as the metric and "15" as the number, like in the image below:

Can I compare one metric to another for alerts?

Yes, you can compare whether one metric is greater than or less than another metric. Similar to the description above, just click on "Create an Alert" from the quote page. Then, enter in each metric in the respective search boxes like the image below:

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