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Finding Value With The Piotroski F-Score Part 2

This is the second in a series of articles looking at the investment performance of the Piotroski F-Score over the space of year.

You can find the first part of this series, which explains the methodology behind the F-score, as well as an initial summary for each company, here.

Finding value

The F-Score was designed to hunt out value opportunities that are profit-making, have improving margins, don't employ any accounting tricks and have strengthening balance sheets.

However, as usual, this strategy cannot be employed alone, it needs to be combined with another screening tool to produce a suitable set of results. One point is awarded for each criteria the company passes and the stocks that score the highest, eight, or nine are regarded as being the strongest candidates for recovery.

Piotroski recommended scoring the bottom 20% of the market in terms of price to book value and then… Read More …