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My New Investment Philosophy – Part III

This post is a follow on from the My New Investment Philosophy and My New Investment Philosophy Part II posts I wrote last week. So without delay, on to the criteria: Criterion Number 1 - Market Cap > £9M and < £900M Basically I'm looking for companies not too small to be flying well below the radar of your average investor. Minnows often quote outrageous spreads and have thinly traded markets that tend to drift south on infrequent news. That's not to say there's no money to be made from companies with a minuscule market cap, just that they're not the type of...

My New Investment Philosophy – Part II

This post is a follow on from the My New Investment Philosophy post I wrote earlier this week. As I alluded to then, my stock screening process would evolve over time. Well, with a little more reading under my belt since writing that post, the eight selection criteria I had chosen have crept up to eleven. I've tweaked a few of the numbers involved too. But that's the beauty of defining your own system, you can change things around, fiddle with the numbers and see what comes out the other end. If you don't like the results, try try again. At...