Stock Screens 

Time to pay up for high quality

Time to pay up for high quality

Sadly, I'm of the opinion that my high-quality large-cap stock screen looks broken and needs fixing. That’s not to say the results from this year's screen are not of some interest, however the six stocks highlighted certainly are not on the whole ones that many investors are likely to describe as 'high quality'. That’s because all except one of the six is a housebuilder. Regardless of the merits of individual companies in the housebuilding sector, the quality of the earnings generated by the industry is generally regarded as at the low end of the scale.

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