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Hunting for recovery stocks

Hunting for recovery stocks

I’m making a noteworthy change to my Late Bloomers screen this year. Importantly, it is a change that I feel is very much in keeping with the screen’s objectives while offering the prospect of improving its ability to meet those objectives. The idea behind this screen is to find companies that have fallen on tough times but show the potential to improve their performance. When I originally conceived the screen, my idea was to try to identify cyclical companies on the turn (the fact that I started running this screen several years into the current bull market accounts for the name Late Bloomers). However, the characteristics that the screen looks for in stocks means any type of recovery situation is fair game.

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