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The Dividend Investor: A practical guide to building a share portfolio designed to maximise income by Rodney Hobson

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Chapter 22. Building a Portfolio Using Stock Filters

We learnt in Part C about the types of companies we are looking for, but finding specific examples that fit our criteria can be quite daunting.

Where do we begin?

With more than 2,000 companies quoted on the London Stock Exchange, we need some method of quickly filtering out companies that are of no interest to us so that we can sift through a manageable number of suitable candidates.

We can do this the laborious, old-fashioned way by trawling though the share price tables shown in newspapers. This will certainly give us some ideas, and is not to be scoffed at, but you will be able to screen out companies only on the basis of yield and P/E, which are the two columns usually printed in ...

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