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Guru Gyan – the Market Master's List of Probable Stocks

November 23 2020
MarketSmith Guru Screens make it easy to get your screening process started by generating stock ideas using established and proven methodologies. Guru screens are designed to support a variety of investment strategies; they filter the MarketSmith Database to uncover stock ideas based on the winning investment strategies of stock market legends. 
William J. O'Neil
MarketSmith founder, William J. O'Neil, is a stock market legend who pioneered the use of historical precedent based on both fundamental and technical analysis for equity investing. His philosophy centres on seven characteristics common to the greatest stock market winners of all time. O'Neil details his strategy in his bestselling book "How to Make Money in Stocks. This screen is based on his philosophy, emphasizing companies with strong earnings growth and relative price strength that are within 15 percent of their 52-week highs. It may be most effective in the early stages of a bull market when strong stocks are ready to emerge after general market pressure eases.
Benjamin Graham
Considered one of the fathers of value investing, Benjamin Graham was a professional investor and instructor at Columbia University. His books "Security Analysis" and "The Intelligent Investor" are two of the most famous investing books. This screen emphasizes securities that are cheap on a PE and price-to-book basis, but still show signs of financial stability. It may be most effective in the later stages of bear markets when good companies' stock prices have been driven down to values under their intrinsic worth. The stocks having Market Capitalization (Crore) greater than 500 and Average Rupee Volume greater than 10,000 are considered to filter stocks for the list.
James P. O'Shaughnessy
Known as a champion of quantitative investing, James P. O'Shaughnessy is the former Director of Systematic Equity at Bear Steams and current Chairman and CEO of his own firm. His book "What Works on Wall Street" backtests numerous investing strategies to identify the statistical variables that point to stock market success. This screen focuses on his Small Cap Growth and Value approach. It emphasizes small cap stocks showing strong relative price strength and positive earnings growth that are trading at low price-to-sales multiples.
Warren Buffett
Warren Buffett is one of the most successful investors of all time and current primary shareholder and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. Buffett has never written a book detailing his investment philosophy, but parts of his philosophy come to light in Berkshire’s annual reports. One of the more famous books on his philosophy is “Buffettology” written by his ex-daughter-in-law. This screen emphasises metrics looking for companies with long term past and potential future growth. Of the stocks returned by the screen, Buffett most likely would emphasize those trading at reasonable prices. 
Peter Lynch
Peter Lynch is best known for a growth at a reasonable price approach to investing. A hugely successful former manager of the Fidelity Magellan Fund, his philosophy is detailed in his best-selling book "One Up on Wall Street" and more recently in "Beating the Street." Lynch is often associated with the PEG ratio which measure PE ratios in relation to growth rates. This screen emphasizes companies trading for below average prices on a PE or PEG basis that are not already widely owned by institutions. 
Stocks appearing in >1 Guru List
These masters looking at their investment styles would have preferred themes like these which our automated engine has tried working with. These stocks apart from just being an educational exercise are based on our logic and we have no information if any of these gurus have owned or shall own any of these stocks under consideration. We have attempted to interpret their historical investing philosophy and the end results are just our interpretation of the same. Disclaimer: The chart mentioned is for information purposes only and should not be construed as a buy/sell recommendation. Past performance never guarantees future results.
Poly Medicure

Ratnamani Metals & Tubes

Note: This stock was added to our model portfolio on November 13. The stock has gained ~26% from our add price.
Ester Industries

Oriental Aromatics



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