To invest in the stock markets, the retail investors should take the stocks news, newspaper, magazine, analyst research report with a pinch of salt. It will take years of experience to differentiate what are truths, vice versa.
Especially, the analyst research report which a lot of the retails investors very much focus on the stock buy price, follow by what have been written on the report.
The truth fact, those stock price shown on the research report are much agreed and follow by most of the market analyst and some of them also uses the wrong valuation methods to value the company stock intrinsic value.
Therefore, the retail investors should make an effort to learn proper skills on how to value the company stock, determine the right price to buy and sell. This is also part of the process in order to do well in the stock market.