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Bargain-hunting: 10 stocks that top Piotroski scorecard for value Add to ...

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We test the fundamentals of deep value stocks using a strategy made famous by the Stanford professor

What are we looking for?

At this time of year, we like to think of the less fortunate – in this case, Canadian stocks that are languishing in the bargain bin, but have decent fundamentals.

The screen

Joseph Piotroski, a professor at Stanford University, has discovered that applying a battery of accounting tests to a portfolio of value stocks can improve returns by eliminating ones that are financially too weak to recover and spotlighting ones with improving fundamentals.

The Piostroski scorecard

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