The Altman Z Value Strategy is Up 13% in 2014

October 15, 2014 | Comments (0)

2014 Q3 is now in the books and it’s not a pretty sight for value strategies. No single strategy works every single year. There are times of under performance and it’s really important to look at the big picture when you follow any mechanical strategy too. Here are a couple of great comment I grabbed [...]


See Which Value Strategy is Pounding the Market

July 3, 2014 | Comments (0)

Q2 for the value strategies have been a disappointment for the most part. Q1 was strong, but the value strategies that I follow weren’t able to keep up in the second quarter. At the end of the first quarter, 9 out of the 16 stock screens (60%) were beating the market.¬†That is now down to [...]


My 2014 Q1 Value Stock Screener Performances

April 14, 2014 | Comments (0)

Drum roll please. The 2014 Q1 results for the value screens are in. Of the 15 pre-defined screens that I have up for free, 9 are beating the market which is a 60% win rate at the moment. But one quarter doesn’t tell you anything. Just a vanity stat I threw out there. Let me [...]


The 2013 Value Stock Screen Performances

January 16, 2014 | Comments (0)

Each year I provide an update on the performance of how the value stock screeners performed at Old School Value. These screeners were pre-defined which I use for idea generation and are also provided free of charge. To answer a question I get regularly, these screens are open for all to use and not part [...]


Updates on 8 Stocks That I Hold and Publicly Discussed

October 24, 2013 | Comments (0)

It’s been a while since I last summed up the status of the stocks I covered on this blog and as requested by a reader, I owe it to many of you who bought based on what I wrote. Upfront disclosure is that I hold each one of these companies, but this is not the [...]

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