Sample Growth Screen

This section contains suggested screening parameters for finding fast growing, but reasonably priced and profitable, growth candidates. The screen requires 20 percent recent annual revenue growth and at least 18 percent forecast average annual earnings growth. An 8 percent minimum return on assets requirement assures that passing candidates reported recent profits.

All the screeners described here allow you to limit your search to specific industries or to stocks listed on specific exchanges such as the New York Stock Exchange or Nasdaq. Business Week’s screener lets you specify minimum and maximum values for each search parameter on a single line (it ignores values left blank). The other screeners require two entries, one ...

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