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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These are sixteem/n names from NYSE and NASDAQ whose Altman Z-Score dropped recently, so that they are now in the so called Altman Distress 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).

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

For  a listing of companies with nice and recently improved Z-Scores, see 18 healthy stocks that recovered from Altman Z-Score Distress Zone

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’s my selection of dividend stocks 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.

Div yield: dividend yield.

See also my list of top scoring stocks and stocks with poor fundamentals.

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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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