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Ben Graham’s North American Large-Cap Value Stock Picks

November 1, 2010


Based on the Benjamin Graham large-cap value quantitative stock screen that we introduced in a previous post, here is a list of companies trading on U.S. and Canadian stock exchanges that meet our investment criteria: Allegheny Energy Inc (AYE) is a diversified utility holding company. The Company is an integrated energy business that owns and […]

Ben Graham’s Value Stock Screen

August 20, 2010


As previously mentioned on this blog, one of the purposes of this site is to build and run stock screens, before discussing their outputs in order to generate some potential investment ideas. This value-driven screen that we will use today is based upon the work of pioneering investor Benjamin Graham, who earned an annual return […]

Introduction to Stock Screens

August 7, 2010


Stock screens are a way of searching for a group of stocks that meet specific predetermined criteria. For example, an investor might want to search stocks in the retail sector with dividend yields of greater than 4%, price-to-earnings ratios of less than 12.5x and net debt-to-equity of less-than 1x. The screen will than produce the […]