Custom Screen creation based on Acquirer's Multiple by Tobias Carlisle

Thursday, May 03 2018 by

Hello all,

I'm a newbie in Stockopedia and would like an advice on creating custom screens. I'd like to follow the system found in The Acquirer's Multiple: How the Billionaire Contrarians of Deep Value Beat the Market book by Tobias Carlisle.

How do I go about setting up the screen in Stockopedia Custom Screen?

Thank you, really appreciate the help and feedback.


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gus 1065 3rd May '18 1 of 4

Hi kevinw.

You might like to start by taking a look at this introductory video put together by Ed on how to set up a basic stock screener.

From here, I suggest you dive in and play around with it. Hardest part is adapting text from a “guru” book to fit the available screen rules.


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Nick Ray 3rd May '18 2 of 4

Since the book seems to be based on ideas from Buffett and Greenblatt you could start by "duplicating" (taking a copy of) the Guru screens that Stockopedia have created which use techniques from these two Gurus and then tinkering with them to match the book or your own preferences.

Stockopedia also tracks the performance of all the Guru screens so you can quickly see how well Buffett and Greenblatt screens have performed recently.

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kevinw 3rd May '18 3 of 4

Thank you Gus and Nick for the comments. I will check out the video and start tinkering with the copies of the guru screens.... How accurate is the performance tracking from Stockopedia?

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brovag 24th Oct '18 4 of 4

Hi Kevin,

How did you get on setting up The “Acquirer's Multiple” screen? I’m trying to figure out how to find “operating income before depreciation and amortization”.


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