Simply put, the value investor specifically looks for companies whose market value (stock price) is lower than their current intrinsic value.
Using our stock screener to find the best value stocks
In this video, I use the stock screener to arrive at a basic list of high-quality value stocks of interest to value investors.
Debt / equity is used to determine the level of debt of a company. The total debt is compared with equity to understand the extent to which debt is used as a leverage to finance a company. Too much debt constitutes a risk in more volatile times if a company can no longer meet its obligations.
If profits can be increased over several years, it is a good indication that it is a safe company which reduces your risk.
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The lower the Price to Earnings ratio, the cheaper the company and the more likely it is that the company in question is undervalued.
The current ratio measures the extent to which a company is able to meet its short-term financial obligations that fall due within one year (current liabilities)?
Companies that pay dividends will generally be considered to be on a more stable growth path.
The same percentage is used as an outlook for the next year.
To properly compare results, it is best to use a custom table view (more info in the article and video).