Growth & Value Opportunities with

Stocks

Stocks can be a smart choice to grow the value of your portfolio and/or generate income. Sold in shares, stocks make you an owner of a small piece of a company, with a stake in its future. There are thousands of stocks to choose from, so E*TRADE offers free education, advice and tools to help. While the stock market can be volatile, over the longer term it has historically out-performed other investments- including bonds and cash equivalents.

 

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A good move for...

Growth & Value
Generating
Income
Flexibility
Control

Stocks offer strong potential to increase in value and stay ahead of inflation

 

Choose stocks that pay dividends - to get regular income or to reinvest the dividends & increase your holdings

 

Use a buy-and-hold strategy or pursue an active investing strategy

 

Invest directly in the companies you believe have the most potential

 

Fast Facts

Stop & Conditional Orders can help protect your portfolio.
Use them to lock in profits and limit losses.

The price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio can help you identify value stocks.
Compare the value of companies in similar sectors.

Compare earnings-per-share (EPS) between similar companies.
That tells you how a company is performing versus its peers.

Market capitalization (market cap) is the dollar value of a company.
Small-, mid- and large-cap stocks have different potential benefits and drawbacks.

Why choose E*TRADE for Trading Stocks

 

Stock & options trades for $9.99 or less2

Low margin rates & no account service fees

Easy-to-use Stock Selectors

Industry-leading investing technology on your desktop or mobile device

 

 

Every E*TRADE customer also gets

  • FREE investing & trading education3
  • FREE independent research & analysis
  • Help & guidance when you need it

Open an account today and get up to $6001

Plus 60 days of free trades for deposits of $10k or more

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Get up to $600 cash credit for deposits or transfers made within 45 days of account open.

Deposit or Transfer Receive
$25K - $99,999 $200
$100K - $249,999 $300
$250K and above $600*

And open an account with $10,000 or more and receive free stock & options trades for 60 days once funds become available.

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Get up to $600 when you open an IRA1

Plus 60 days of free trades for deposits of $10k or more

Get up to $600 cash credit for deposits or transfers made within 45 days of account open.

Deposit or Transfer Receive
$25K - $99,999 $200
$100K - $249,999 $300
$250K and above $600*

And open an account with $10,000 or more and receive free stock & options trades for 60 days once funds become available.

*Call us to see how you can qualify for more at 1-800-ETRADE-1