John Templeton Bargain Screen
John Templeton believed that there were no simple formulae to finding good stocks, with over 100 factors that can be considered at times. However, Templeton did have four criteria which he considered particularly important: i) P/E ratio, ii) Operating profit margins, iii) Liquidating value and iv) Consistency of growth rates.
Templeton also looked for any potential catalysts (new markets and products, potential M&A, as well as industry changes). more »