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  • Latest Stock Screen Results For Value Investors 0 comments
    Nov 2, 2009 2:23 PM | about stocks: KHDHF, PLUS, GIGM, ELNK, LAB, BKS, FL, TECD

    Despite the market's torrid rise since the March lows, those looking for value still have plenty of companies to consider. Every two weeks, we run ten stock screens based on criteria frequently used by value-oriented investors. Here are the latest Top 5 companies passing each screen:

    "Magic Formula," based on Trailing Financials
    Companies with high returns on capital employed, trading at high trailing EBIT-to-enterprise value yield

    1 KHD Humboldt Wedag KHD
    2 GT Solar SOLR
    3 ePlus PLUS
    4 GigaMedia GIGM
    5 PRG-Schultz PRGX

    "Magic Formula," based on This Year's EPS Estimates
    Companies with high returns on capital employed, trading at high earnings yields (based on this FY EPS estimates)
    1 EarthLink ELNK
    2 Pre-Paid Legal PPD
    3 PRG-Schultz PRGX
    4 GigaMedia GIGM
    5 Endo Pharma ENDP

    "Magic Formula," based on Next Year's EPS Estimates
    Companies with high returns on capital employed, trading at high earnings yields (based on next FY EPS estimates)
    1 GigaMedia GIGM
    2 Net1 UEPS UEPS
    3 Centene CNC
    4 Endo Pharma ENDP
    5 China-Biotics CHBT

    Contrarian: Shunned by the market, but not by insiders
    Companies close to 52-week lows, with consistent insider buying and no selling
    1  * Genomic Health GHDX
    2  * Western Refining WNR
    3  * Preferred Bank PFBC
    4  * Valence Technology VLNC
    5  * Seacoast Banking SBCF

    Contrarian: Biggest Losers (deleveraged & profitable)
    Non-financial companies with no net debt, positive analyst estimates for next year's EPS, and large YTD price drop
    1 Cardionet BEAT
    2 Questcor Pharma QCOR
    3 Emergent BioSolution EBS
    4 Aceto ACET
    5 Celera CRA

    Value with Catalyst: Cheap Repurchasers of Stock
    Companies that may be creating value by reducing their shares outstanding at relatively cheap prices
    1 LaBranche LAB
    2 Banco Macro BMA
    3  * Hawk HWK
    4  * RRSat Global Comms RRST
    5 National West. Life NWLI

    Profitable Dividend Payors with Decent Balance Sheets
    Dividend-paying companies with no net debt and EPS estimates in excess of 75% of the indicated annual dividend
    1  * Calumet Specialty CLMT
    2 Integrys Energy TEG
    3  * Plains All American PAA
    4 Barnes & Noble BKS
    5 Foot Locker FL

    Deep Value: Lots of Revenue, Low Enterprise Value
    Companies that trade at low multiples of net revenue
    1 Tech Data TECD
    2 Winn-Dixie Stores WINN
    3 Ingram Micro IM
    4 World Fuel Services INT
    5 AmerisourceBergen ABC

    Deep Value: Neglected Gross Profiteers
    Companies that trade at low multiples of gross profit
    1 Molina Healthcare MOH
    2 WellCare Health WCG
    3 Kindred Healthcare KND
    4 Winn-Dixie Stores WINN
    5 Interactive Brokers IBKR

    Activist Targets: Potential Sales, Liquidations or Recaps
    Companies that may unlock value through a corporate event
    1 QLT QLTI
    2 Myriad Pharma MYRX
    3 Imation IMN
    4 Silicon Image SIMG
    5 Ascent Media ASCMA

       * New additions are highlighted.  

    Click here to view full screen results.

    Disclosure: No positions.
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