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Magic Formula Investing Weekly Roundup 4/29/2012

|Includes:ABC, ADI, Almost Family Inc (AFAM), AMAT, AMED, AVEO, CACI, DAR, DLX, DNB, DXM, GD, HRB, ICON, IDCC, LLY, LPS, MCK, MD, MKSI, NOC, ORCL, SPGI, STRA, TRW, UIS, USNA, WSTG, XLS

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:

Almost Family Inc (NASDAQ:AFAM)
Amedisys Inc (NASDAQ:AMED)
Block (H&R) Inc. (NYSE:HRB)
Lender Processing Services Inc (NYSE:LPS)
USANA Health Sciences Inc (NYSE:USNA)
Wayside Technology Group (NASDAQ:WSTG)
Exelis Inc (NYSE:XLS)

Dropping out of the 50 over 50 million screen:

AVEO Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:AVEO)
Dex One Corp (DEXO)
Deluxe Corp (NYSE:DLX)
InterDigital Inc (NASDAQ:IDCC)
Northrop Grumman Corp (NYSE:NOC)
Strayer Education Inc (NASDAQ:STRA)
Unisys Corp (NYSE:UIS)

Entering the 50 over 1 billion screen:

Analog Devices Inc. (NYSE:ADI)
Applied Materials, Inc (NASDAQ:AMAT)
CACI International Inc. (NYSE:CACI)
Darling International Inc. (NYSE:DAR)
Dun & Bradstreet Corp (The) (NYSE:DNB)
Mednax Inc. (NYSE:MD)
Oracle Corp (NASDAQ:ORCL)
TRW Automotive Holdings Corp (NYSE:TRW)

Dropping out of the 50 over 1 billion screen:

AmerisourceBergen Corp (NYSE:ABC)
Deluxe Corp (DLX)
General Dynamics Corp (NYSE:GD)
Iconix Brand Group Inc (NASDAQ:ICON)
InterDigital Inc (IDCC)
Eli Lilly and Co (NYSE:LLY)
MKS Instruments Inc (NASDAQ:MKSI)
Northrop Grumman Corp (NOC)

Entering the 30 over 3 billion screen:

Dun & Bradstreet Corp (The) (DNB)
McKesson Corp (NYSE:MCK)
Mednax Inc. (MD)
The McGraw-Hill Companies Inc. (MHP)

Dropping out of the 30 over 3 billion screen:

AmerisourceBergen Corp (ABC)
General Dynamics Corp (GD)
Eli Lilly and Co (LLY)
Northrop Grumman Corp (NOC)

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