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This Screener is inspired by the ideas of fundamental stock screening described in "The Little Book that Beats the Market" by Joel Greenblatt.

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In the book "The Little Book that Beats the Market", Joel Greenblatt came up with a simple way to screen and invest in stocks. By following the clearly outlined simple steps and magic formula, you can achieve extraordinary long-term investment results with a very low level of risk.

General Screening instructions:

  1. Set a minimum market capitalization (usually greater than $50 million)
  2. Set the minimum Return on Assets (ROA) at 25%
  3. From the resulting group of high ROA stocks, screen for stocks with the lowest PE ratios (or the highest Earnings Yield = 1 / PE)
  4. Eliminate all utilities and financial stocks from the list
  5. Eliminate all foreign companies from the list
  6. If a stock has a very low PE ratio, say 5 or less, that may indicate that the previous year or the data being used are unusual in some way. You may want to eliminate these stocks.
  7. You may also want to eliminate any company that has announced earnings in the last week (minimize incorrect or untimely data)
  8. Invest in 20–30 highest ranked companies, accumulating 2–3 positions per month over a 12-month period
  9. Re-balance portfolio once per year, selling losers one week before the year-mark and winners one week after the year mark
  10. Continue over a long-term (3–5+ year) period

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