AlphaScreens: The importance of being earners

AlphaScreens: The importance of being earners

In a timely reminder that screens are just a starting point for further research, at the time of writing, shares in gaming software manufacturer Playtech (PTEC) are falling through the floor. Taking last closing price data, from Friday June 29, PTEC passed all our FTSE All Share dividend screen tests but, thanks to a profit warning on Monday 2 July, this wouldn’t be the case if we ran the screen later, so this result should be discarded.

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