High Cash Flow
Now, this flag looks incredibly simple, but whenever you see orange text in Equities Lab, it means that there is a deeper formula to explore. Clicking on that formula we are presented with the following – Though the flag itself is simple, the underlying formula is not. Understanding and analyzing cash flow statements takes time.…
Investment Green Flag - Positive Operating Cash Flow over the Past Year
We’ve all heard the old trope that “Cash is King.” Well, in terms of a company it just might be. As part of our Green Flag score we have created a line that requires that a company have a positive operating cash flow over the past four quarters. If you are unfamiliar with what operating cash flow is, it is exactly what the name suggests – cash flow from operations.…
Green Flag: PEG Ratio Greater than Zero
Investment Green Flags: PEG > 0 Continuing with our green flag series, today we are going to be taking a look at the PEG ratio, and how well companies perform when their ratio is above 0. Though an excellent flag, it doesn’t mean anything on its own – especially if you aren’t familiar with a PEG ratio.…
Intuitively, most investors would assume that consistent growth in free cash flow within a company, would result in a high performing stock. Well today we're going to test out that theory with the "Free Cash Flow Growth Leaders Stock Screener".
Intuitively, most investors would assume that consistent growth in free cash flow within a company, would result in a high performing stock. Well today we’re going to test out that theory with the “Free Cash Flow Growth Leaders Stock Screener”. With this screener, we’re looking for: · Large and stable companies; companies that have a market cap over a billion dollars sectioned off into their respective sectors.…
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High Piotroski F-Score A recurring name throughout our software and website, the F-score has been continuously tested under many different circumstances and never ceases to amaze me. It may be simplistic, but, when used correctly, can be a very powerful tool for your portfolio.For this Green Flag we want to look at the two calculations we have in the system for the Piotroski F-Score – Yearly and Trailing 12 Months.…
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Investment Green Flag: Decreasing Shares Outstanding
Share Buyback Programs A company purchasing back its shares tends to increase the stock price for a couple of reasons. First, it shows that the firm and its employees are confident in the direction the company is heading. Second, it cuts down on the shares available for investors to purchase purchasing the price up through restricting supply.…
Investment Green Flags - Increasing Sales and High Asset Turnover
Revenue Growth and High Asset Turnover When it comes to finding green flags, sometimes the simplest idea is the best. In the case of our flag–Revenue Growth and High Asset Turnover–we look for just that. It’s self-explanatory that if a company brings in more money and sells units faster, its long-term price should increase.…
Investment Red Flags – Bad Beneish Score
How negatively does a bad Beneish score affect your portfolio? With all of the recent articles regarding red and green flags, I realized I should begin writing articles on the flags within the score. One such flag, the bad Beneish score, is a key component of the red flags score.…
Learning about Green Flags and their score
Green Flags Now that we’ve gone over red flags, it’s time to look at the other side of the equation and learn about green flags. In our previous article, we discussed that red flags don’t necessarily mean that an investment is going to lose money. Green Flags are the polar opposite from a red flag, but it still doesn’t guarantee anything.…
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Summary:Passes multiple green flags, indicating long term growth.Deep Value with a piotroski score of 8 and an analysis score of 7Consistently decreases the number of shares outstanding in the marketplace.About the Company:In the words of yahoo finance, NVR(NASDAQ: NVR) “operates as a homebuilder in the United States.…
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Summary pointsRanked an average rating of BUY by multiple analysts http://www.marketwatch.com/investing/stock/incy/analystestimatesHas increased over 500% in the past three years.Volume has more than doubled over the past twenty daysIncyte(NASDAQ:INCY), in the words of yahoo finance, “ focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization of proprietary therapeutics primarily for oncology.…
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SummaryChurch and Dwight has multiple “green flags” that suggests a strong companyChurch and Dwight provides goods that are necessary within the householdChurch and Dwight has increased over 2600% over the past twenty years.In the words of Yahoo Finance, CHD “develops, manufactures, and markets household, personal care, and specialty products in the United States.”Church & Dwight Co is an interesting company to analyze for a few reasons:Church & Dwight hold a number of high profile brands in their portfolioEven though they are a large company, they have still grown their sales and net income over the past three years.…
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SummaryAveraged a 42.05% return annually over the past three years.HELE’s piotroski score has consistently increased over the past three years.Jim Cramer has given HELE a buy rating.In the words of Yahoo Finance, Helen of Troy(NASDAQ:HELE) “designs, develops, imports, markets, and distributes a portfolio of consumer products worldwide.…