Kirkpatrick’s Value Screen combines quantitative filters for relative price strength and relative reported earnings growth, with a value criterion - using relative price-to-sales percentiles, Kirkpatrick arbitrarily selected only those stocks in the 30th percentile or lower. Despite the success of his Growth Model, Kirkpatrick was concerned about the fact that its performance had occurred during one of the strongest bull markets in history. He wanted to strengthen the system against capital loss to protect against the inevitable market reversal. He believed relative price strength would not be effective during a market downturn and could lead to significant capital losses. For Kirkpatrick, the alternative was to reduce the risk of the portfolio by beginning with a group of stocks with low valuations. Kirkpatrick also looks for growth companies with market capitalizations of at least $500 million and share prices of at least $10. You can read more here. To learn more about this strategy please click here »
President of Kirkpatrick & Co., Inc., a specialist in technical research. Author of "Beat the Market: Invest by Knowing What Stocks to Buy and What Stocks to Sell"
Beat the Market: Invest by Knowing What Stocks to Buy and What Stocks to Sell
by Charles Kirkpatrick II
In his book, "Beating the Market", Kirkpatrick tested his Value Model from 1998 to 2007, where it outperformed both his own Growth Model and the S&P 500 index.
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