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Stocks at 52 Week Lows

With the recent market volatility the 52 week low list (I am posting an article next week how to profit off the volatility itself stay tuned..) is a good place to look for potentional bargains. I ran a quick screen on companies trading at 5% of their 52 week  , market cap above $1.5b, Quick ratio above 1, and PE TTM below 12. For market cap I did not want to include stocks too small, but I specifically picked 1.5billion, because I wanted to tweak the numbers a bit to come up with exactly 25 names.

Score is calculated as follows:

A sub-score is assigned to each criterion in the search, based on how closely that criterion meets the value selected. 

For example, suppose a screen includes the following three criteria:

  • P/E < 15
  • Earnings growth > 15%
  • Debt/Equity < 20%

and the results include the following stocks:

CriteriaActual ValueScoreSummary
P/E1189better than 89% of all stocks in universe
Earnings growth18%74better than 74% of all stocks in universe
Debt/Equity5%84better than 84% of all stocks in universe

The stock’s overall score would be 82, calculated as follows: (89 + 74 + 84) / 3.

 

Some of these names are familiar but I would not touch, others look interesting, and others look uninteresting. I just made my own screen but you can do the same on various websites. The point is that this is a good place to look for possible attractive stocks by making a screener of your own. Some very great investors like Walter Schloss used the 52 week low list as a place to find potentially attractive stocks. Some names I woul personally look at is; DO, LLY, FII, ITW, NOC and STLD

Disclosure: None

 

 

ActionScoreCompany NameSymbol% Change 52 Week LowP/E (Intraday Price/TTM Earnings)Market CapitalizationQuick Ratio (Most Recent Qtr)
81ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES INC
+4.70%5.3$4.0B+2.0
65AUTOLIV INC
+1.57%7.4$4.5B+1.0
74CANADIAN OIL SANDS LTD
+0.88%9.0$11.1B+1.9
77CELLCOM ISRAEL LTD
+3.61%5.9$2.1B+1.6
85DIAMOND OFFSHORE DRILLING INC.
+4.27%8.5$8.2B+4.2
67ELI LILLY AND CO
+4.63%8.2$40.5B+1.3
72FEDERATED INVESTORS INC.
+0.96%10.4$1.7B+2.0
72GUESS ? INC.
+2.27%10.2$2.9B+1.9
57ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC.
+2.70%10.9$20.4B+1.1
70L-3 COMMUNICATIONS HOLDINGS INC
+0.36%7.5$6.8B+1.4
88LAM RESEARCH CORP
+3.17%6.2$4.5B+4.0
69LINCARE HOLDINGS INC.
+3.36%11.2$2.0B+2.0
62MEDTRONIC INC.
+3.55%10.9$33.2B+1.3
69MICRON TECHNOLOGY INC.
+0.18%9.1$5.7B+1.5
64NORTHROP GRUMMAN CORP
+0.28%7.8$13.9B+1.1
58PITNEY BOWES INC.
+1.38%10.6$3.7B+1.1
74SAIC INC
+0.37%8.9$4.9B+1.9
86SANDISK CORP
+1.85%6.4$8.0B+3.1
66STEEL DYNAMICS INC
+0.63%11.5$2.6B+1.7
82STERLITE INDUSTRIES (INDIA) LTD
+1.95%9.4$9.3B+3.8
71STMICROELECTRONICS NV
+0.32%5.5$5.4B+1.2
71TURKCELL ILETISIM HIZMET
+0.84%11.4$9.4B+2.3
77UNITED MICROELECTRONICS CORP
+4.47%5.7$4.7B+1.6
64URS CORP
+4.61%9.7$2.5B+1.3
75VISTEON CORP.
+2.67%2.1$2.4B+1.3