wikinvest Sr. Director
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If there is one frustration in dealing with value-based stock screens, it is the simple fact that - while they certainly uncover statistically cheap stocks - oftentimes those stocks underlie companies that are not particularly attractive for investment.
This makes sense, of course. The stocks of mediocre or even poor businesses trade at lower multiples of earnings and... read more
As some of you may have noticed, I had to take down the Tracking Portfolios for a time. The data provider I was using to update them unexpectedly shut down, so there was a scramble to come up with a replacement strategy! Today they are back up and using a more sustainable updating system. Check them out!
There had to be some simplifications to the tracking portfolios. Since... read more
Frequently, stock ranking screens are as good at picking out trends as they are at unconvering interesting investment opportunities.
For example, consider our two value-based ranked screens (known as "Spells"): the Magic Recipe Spell and particularly the Deep Value Spell.
Perusing the two lists of around 80 unique stocks, one stark trend jumps out: the sheer number... read more