The presented below ten names from the Technology sector were selected with a couple of criteria:

  • Piotroski F-Score (TTM)  > 6 (this measures the overall health of a company)
  • Altman Z-Score (TTM) > 1.8 (1.8 is a threshold below which a stock is believed to have 80% chances of bankruptcy within two years)
  • Mean analysts rating is > 4.0; in the ratings, 1 stands for Strong Sell and 5 means Strong Buy recommendation
  • The number of analysts that assessed the stock > 4

Presented is also the short ratio (Short %), which indicates the number of shares that investors sell short over the average daily volume of the stock.

Each numeric parameter is marked with a color: towards green if considered to be advantageous and towards red if below expectations.

See some other screens from the investing-scientist, e.g.:

The calculations were done in Python using data purchased from eodhistoricaldata.com (this is a referral link: if you register, I might earn $5).

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The presented below ten names from the Technology sector were selected with a couple of criteria:

  • Piotroski F-Score (TTM)  > 6 (this measures the overall health of a company)
  • Altman Z-Score (TTM) > 1.8 (1.8 is a threshold below which a stock is believed to have 80% chances of bankruptcy within two years)
  • Mean analysts rating is > 4.0; in the ratings, 1 stands for Strong Sell and 5 means Strong Buy recommendation
  • The number of analysts that assessed the stock > 4

Presented is also the short ratio (Short %), which indicates the number of shares that investors sell short over the average daily volume of the stock.

Each numeric parameter is marked with a color: towards green if considered to be advantageous and towards red if below expectations.

See some other screens from the investing-scientist, e.g.:

The calculations were done in Python using data purchased from eodhistoricaldata.com (this is a referral link: if you register, I might earn $5).

Enjoy and feel free to comment!

Continue reading “Top technology stocks, part 1 of 3”

The presented below nineteen names from the Healthcare sector were selected with a couple of criteria:

  • Piotroski F-Score (TTM)  > 6 (this measures the overall health of a company)
  • Altman Z-Score (TTM) > 1.8 (1.8 is a threshold below which a stock is believed to have 80% chances of bankruptcy within two years)
  • Mean analysts rating is > 4.0; in the ratings, 1 stands for Strong Sell and 5 means Strong Buy recommendation
  • The number of analysts that assessed the stock > 4

Presented is also the short ratio (Short %), which indicates the number of shares that investors sell short over the average daily volume of the stock.

Each numeric parameter is marked with a color: towards green if considered to be advantageous and towards red if below expectations.

See some other screens from the investing-scientist, e.g.:

The calculations were done in Python using data purchased from eodhistoricaldata.com (this is a referral link: if you register, I might earn $5).

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The presented below thirteen names from the Basic Materials sector were selected with a couple of criteria:

  • Piotroski F-Score (TTM)  > 6 (this measures the overall health of a company)
  • Altman Z-Score (TTM) > 1.8 (1.8 is a threshold below which a stock is believed to have 80% chances of bankruptcy within two years)
  • Mean analysts rating is > 4.0; in the ratings, 1 stands for Strong Sell and 5 means Strong Buy recommendation
  • The number of analysts that assessed the stock > 4

Presented is also the short ratio (Short %), which indicates the number of shares that investors sell short over the average daily volume of the stock.

Each numeric parameter is marked with a color: towards green if considered to be advantageous and towards red if below expectations.

See some other screens from the investing-scientist, e.g.:

The calculations were done in Python using data purchased from eodhistoricaldata.com (this is a referral link: if you register, I might earn $5).

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These are eighteen names from NYSE and NASDAQ that have significantly improved their Altman Z-Score, recovering from the so called distress zone to the green zone. A distress zone (Z < 1.8) means that a company has more than 80% of chances of bankruptcy in two years. The Altman Z-Scores were calculated for eight consecutive quarters, starting from the current one (Q1). When populating the list below, it was also required that Piotroski F-Score is 7 or higher, indicating rather healthy companies with quality of their fundamentals above average.

If you are unfamiliar with the Z-Score, its meaning and interpretation, here are some reads for you:

The calculations were done in Python using data purchased from eodhistoricaldata.com (this is a referral link: if you register, I might earn $5).

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These are 39 names from NYSE and NASDAQ that have high Piotroski F-Score (TTM) over the last eight quarters. In the table below provided are F-Scores for the consecutive quarters, starting from the recent one (Q1).

When identifying these companies, it was required that in 7 out of 8 most recent quarters the Piotroski F-Score was 7 or higher.

If you are not familiar with the score, its meaning and interpretation, here are some reads for you:

In short, the score helps to find healthy stocks with good fundamentals but it does not serve to find undervalued stocks. I’m using it to get long-term investment candidates, but further research is required!

The calculations were done in Python using data purchased from eodhistoricaldata.com (this is a referral link: if you register, I might earn $5).

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Here’s my selection of fifty stocks as of Sept 9th that scored highest in my recent screening – for details see below. Briefly, for each stock from NYSE and NASDAQ for areas were assessed: Valuation (V), Profitability (P), Growth (G) and Health (H); then, the overall score (here: Score) was calculated and what you see below is an ordered list of top stocks.

Compare with last week’s listing.

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Here is a couple of stocks that might be worth your attention this week. They were selected using a couple of criteria – most of them heavily rely an the company’s fundamentals; the analysts recommendations are only provided as a kind of support for the hand-picked names. This is why I’m calling the approach a consensus strategy. The stocks I’m going to present you below are generally believed to outperform the stock market in the coming months, they have a consensus recommendation of Buy, their fundamentals are scored considerably better than most stocks and their average target price by stock analysts is above current market valuation.

In order to consider buying the stock’s shares, the following criteria need to be satisfied:

  • TheStreet score: A+, A or A-
  • Zacks Rank: 1 (Strong Buy), 2 (Buy) or 3 (Hold)
  • Weiss Ratings recommendation: A or B
  • Yahoo Finance recommendation: at least mixed Buy/Hold
  • Yahoo Finance target price: min. 5% higher than current price
  • Piotroski F-Score: min. 4
  • InvestorsObserver Overall Score: min. 50
Note: Descriptions of those criteria are provided at the end of this post as well as HERE.

Here is a couple of stocks that might be worth your attention this week. They were selected using a couple of criteria – most of them heavily rely an the company’s fundamentals; the analysts recommendations are only provided as a kind of support for the hand-picked names. This is why I’m calling the approach a consensus strategy. The stocks I’m going to present you below are generally believed to outperform the stock market in the coming months, they have a consensus recommendation of Buy, their fundamentals are scored considerably better than most stocks and their average target price by stock analysts is above current market valuation.

In order to consider buying the stock’s shares, the following criteria need to be satisfied:

  • TheStreet score: A+, A or A-
  • Zacks Rank: 1 (Strong Buy), 2 (Buy) or 3 (Hold)
  • Weiss Ratings recommendation: A or B
  • Yahoo Finance recommendation: at least mixed Buy/Hold
  • Yahoo Finance target price: min. 5% higher than current price
  • Piotroski F-Score: min. 4
  • InvestorsObserver Overall Score: min. 50
Note: Descriptions of those criteria are provided at the end of this post as well as HERE.

Here’s my selection of fifty stocks that scored lowest in my screening – for details see below. Briefly, for each stock from NYSE and NASDAQ for areas were assessed: Valuation (V), Profitability (P), Growth (G) and Health (H); then, the overall score (here: Score) was calculated and what you see below is an ordered list of worst scoring stocks.

A listing of top 50 stocks is available there.

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