Browsing All posts tagged under »Stock Screen«

Time is Money: A Personal Lesson

April 26, 2011


US founding father Benjamin Franklin wrote that “time is money”, adding that “He that can earn ten shilhngs a day by his labour, and goes abroad or sits idle one half of that day, though he spends but sixpence during his diversion or idleness, ought not to reckon that the only ex-pense ; he has […]

The Case for Archer Daniels Midland

November 17, 2010


A recent post applied the quantitative principals used by Benjamin Graham to the US in order to seek-out large-capitalisation companies that may present attractive investment opportunities.  One of the companies that came-up was Archer Daniels Midland (“ADM”), a food-processing business that earned revenue and net income of $61.6bn and $1.9bn in FY10 and a market-capitalisation […]

How To Find Investment Ideas

October 21, 2010


Aside from following investment tips in newspapers, newsletters, from sell-side analysts and on online stock market forums – all of which are often-used but also relatively low-quality information sources – where can investors discover equity investment opportunities?   In this article I discuss some of my favoured methods, which are listed in no particular order. […]

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 […]