BeanScreen for May 2017

  • Posted by on April 30th, 2017 at 12:58 pm

 

I’m accustomed to hanging around with a stock when the price is going nowhere. Most of the money I make is in the third or fourth year that I’ve owned something.” – Peter Lynch

In the table below are our crème de la crème for May, along with the number of consecutive months each company has been on the list. Data points highlighted in green indicate an important positive metric in our view.

As always, do your own due diligence cuz we ain’t pros! The BeanScreen is just an idea creator:

  Stock Months on List
Company
ROE (5yra)
ROIC (5yra)
1. NHTC 14  Natural Health Trends 98% 90%
2. TSM 34  Taiwan Semiconductor 26% 22%
3. UTHR 18  United Therapeutics 33% 29%
4. RGR 7  Sturm, Ruger & Co. 42% 39%
5. NTES 27  NetEase Inc. 27% 27%
6. GILD 39  Gilead Sciences 73% 37%
7. SWKS 21  Skyworks Solutions 22% 22%
8. UBNT 9  Ubiquiti Networks 48% 41%
9. TARO 13  Taro Pharma N/A N/A
10. MNST 2  Monster Beverage 24% 22%
11. ARLP 3  Alliance Resource Partners
22% 21%
12. FRAN 8  Francesca’s Holdings 45% 32%
13. ALGN 6  Align Technology 17% 16%
14. CRUS 3  Cirrus Logic 17% 15%
15. ATHM 19  Autohome Inc. 23% 19%
16. EQM 20  EQT Midstream Partners 20% 21%
17. IDCC 1  InterDigital 32% 17%
18. NVO 2  Novo Nordisk 69% 63%
19. REGN 1  Regeneron Pharma 26% 19%
20. FB 3  Facebook 13% 12%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In this month: IDCC, REGN

Out: BIIB, QIWI

2017 Buy List

Consecutive Months Tracker

 

The BeanScreen is based on fundamentals. Every month hundreds of companies are screened to create a “fundy health” index. Over time, an average score and rank is compiled for a select group of stocks. Below are the six categories (with % weighting) that contribute to the screen:

  • 28% Profit Margins – Gross, operating, net
  • 22% Growth Rates – MRQ/TTM/3yr/5yr Sales, EPS, etc
  • 20% Financial Condition – D/E, BV/Sh, EV/Rev, FCF/Rev, etc
  • 18% Investment Returns – ROE, ROA, ROC
  • 10% Price Ratios – P/E, P/S, P/B, P/CF, FP/E
  • 2% Misc. – Insider/Inst. Ownership

Within each category are an assortment of parameters that are uploaded into the BeanScreen via Randy Hamerlink’s stock market functions add-in program for Excel. The data is bench-marked and scored using our custom formula.

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disclosure: as of 4/30/17 we’re long the above mentioned – GILD, UTHR, NHTC, RGR, ARLP

Other stocks/ETFs we own: RMGN, HHC, ELY, FNMAS, KMI, WMB, FDC, CNCR, CWS, PAH, BAC-L, XOM, ATW

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