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Stocks that have it all – including risk

Stocks that have it all – including risk

When something looks too good to be true, it usually is. This is the chief concern I have long harboured with my Have-It-All stock screen. While the criteria used by the screen is not all that demanding, the screen itself tries to cover a lot of bases. The screen’s shopping list of stock characteristics is broad but unimaginative, which means for me it has been a surprise just how well it has performed over the seven years I’ve run it, with a total return of 148 per cent (131 per cent after applying a notional 1 per cent annual charge) compared with 75 per cent from the FTSE All-Share.

 

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