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  • Magic Formula Investing Weekly Roundup 12/29/2013 0 comments
    Dec 29, 2013 9:19 AM | about stocks: HLF, RAI, DRCO, UIS, EXPR, HRB, REV, ACN, BLC, UTHR, APOL, CF, STRZA, DNB

    Magic Formula Investing (NASDAQ:MFI), as described by hedge fund manager Joel Greenblatt in The Little Book that Beats the Market, consists of ranking stocks by earnings yield (cheap) and return on capital (quality), adding the rankings together, and buying from the resulting lists. Below are stocks that have moved into, and dropped out of, 3 of the MFI screens used by MagicDiligence:

    Entering the 50 over 50 million screen:

    Herbalife Ltd (NYSE:HLF)
    Reynolds American Inc (NYSE:RAI)

    Dropping out of the 50 over 50 million screen:

    Dynamics Research Corp (NASDAQ:DRCO)
    Unisys Corp (NYSE:UIS)

    Entering the 50 over 1 billion screen:

    Express Inc (NYSE:EXPR)
    Block (H&R) Inc. (NYSE:HRB)
    Revlon Inc. (NYSE:REV)

    Dropping out of the 50 over 1 billion screen:

    Accenture, Ltd. (NYSE:ACN)
    Belo Corp. (NYSE:BLC)
    United Therapeutics Corp (NASDAQ:UTHR)

    Entering the 30 over 3 billion screen:

    Apollo Group Inc (NASDAQ:APOL)
    CF Industries Holdings Inc (NYSE:CF)
    Starz (NASDAQ:STRZA)

    Dropping out of the 30 over 3 billion screen:

    Accenture, Ltd. (ACN)
    Dun & Bradstreet Corp (The) (NYSE:DNB)
    United Therapeutics Corp (UTHR)

    Stocks: HLF, RAI, DRCO, UIS, EXPR, HRB, REV, ACN, BLC, UTHR, APOL, CF, STRZA, DNB
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