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  • Magic Formula Investing Weekly Roundup 7/22/2012 0 comments
    Jul 22, 2012 9:51 AM | about stocks: DXM, QLGC, TZOO, VIAB, FRX, ICON, KLAC, WDC, SAVE, HRS, MD, SPGI

    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:

    Dex One Corp (DEXO)
    QLogic Corp (NASDAQ:QLGC)
    Travelzoo Inc (NASDAQ:TZOO)
    Viacom Inc (NASDAQ:VIAB)

    Dropping out of the 50 over 50 million screen:

    Forest Laboratories Inc. (NYSE:FRX)
    Iconix Brand Group Inc (NASDAQ:ICON)
    KLA-Tencor, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLAC)
    SanDisk Corp (SNDK)

    Entering the 50 over 1 billion screen:

    Spirit Airlines Inc (NASDAQ:SAVE)

    Dropping out of the 50 over 1 billion screen:

    Forest Laboratories Inc. (FRX)

    Entering the 30 over 3 billion screen:

    Harris Corp (NYSE:HRS)
    Mednax Inc. (NYSE:MD)

    Dropping out of the 30 over 3 billion screen:

    Forest Laboratories Inc. (FRX)
    The McGraw-Hill Companies Inc. (MHP)

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