- Investors must play Devil's advocate in case of recession
- 'Cheap' property companies especially could be a trap
Investing is never just about painting by numbers. Although in theory and through back-testing many of the risk-return factors stock screens isolate show aggregate outperformance, stock-pickers must always look behind the numbers.
Our growth at a reasonable price screen shows plenty of companies that have had a combination of a good earnings run and attractive forecast earnings. Also, they aren’t expensive based on a multiple of that spliced past and expected profit growth.