|About the book|
Learn the secrets of stock screening to see what the pros use to uncover bargain stocks ahead of the crowd
Picking winning stocks is not easy to do. Yet for more than a century, the experts at Standard & Poor's have shown time and again that they know which factors to screen for and which to ignore in selecting stocks poised to provide better-than-average returns.
The Standard & Poor's Guide to Selecting Stocks shows you step-by-step ways to discover good investment candidates in a time-saving and inexpensive way. Compiled by veteran Standard & Poor's analyst Michael Kaye, this valuable inside look features:
Standard & Poor's stock reports are the financial industry standard, with more than 100 independent global research analysts providing detailed coverage of over 1,900 companies. Discover what Standard & Poor's analysts do to locate stocks with the greatest growth potential, and how you can use their techniques to enhance your long-term returns, in The Standard & Poor's Guide to Selecting Stocks.
|About the author|
Michael Kaye, CFA, is a portfolio analyst for Standard & Poor's Investment Advisory Services LLC. He serves as a deputy portfolio manager for accounts sub-advised by Standard & Poor's, conducts back tests on equity portfolio strategies, and develops stock screens. Additionally, Kaye writes the weekly "Stock Screens" column for BusinessWeek Online and has been quoted in publications including Standard & Poor's The Outlook, Kiplinger.com, Faz.net, and others.
Standard & Poor's is the world's foremost provider of independent credit ratings, indices, risk evaluation, investment research, data and valuations. An essential part of the world's financial infrastructure, Standard & Poor's has played a leading role for more than 140 years in providing investors with the independent advice they need to feel more confident about their investment and financial decisions.
|Table of contents|
Introduction: Screening for Investment Winners
Chapter 1. Bombarded With Information
Chapter 2. Why Screen For Stocks
Chapter 3. Setting Up the Right Screens
Chapter 4. Screening for Growth
Chapter 5. Screening for Value
Chapter 6. Screening for Growth at a Reasonable Price
Chapter 7. Screening for Dividends
Chapter 8. Screening for Momentum
Chapter 9. Screening For Stocks in Specific Sectors
Chapter 10. Stocks with Negative Characteristics
Chapter 11. Screening for Mutual Funds
Chapter 12. Screening for Bonds
Chapter 13. Reverse Engineering
Chapter 14. Putting It All Together