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So probably I am mid-reading the performance graph, but anyway here goes... I was playing around with Stockranks performance, especially momentum. Mainly curious to see how momentum has performed over the last year, which has been something of a bear market. But also interested how overall Stockranks perform in a downward market. So I put into the performance chart a filter of market cap >…

I looked back at the Quality Stockrank for BT in April and July of 2016, ahead of the worst of the share price falls subsequently. The ranks were 75 in both cases - you'd hope indicative of a low risk. I just wonder what the formula is for calculating 'Quality'? On one hand you'd expect a component based on ROCE or RoE or net margin,…

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Great post! I agree with yours and Paul's viewpoint. Scapa is an interesting company worth keeping an eye on but avoiding until there's more info. I'd say the exact same applies to Concvatec.

Hi Paul I've had Convatec (LON:CTEC) on my watchlist for ages. In fact ever since a short lived investment in that company, where I bailed following a profit warning. (Note to self: NEVER buy what Venture Capital has just sold). Equally had been keeping an eye on Scapa (LON:SCPA) , which happens to be based near me -so a bit of incidental interest. To be…

I'm put off investing in international shares by UK brokers' currency charges. It's frustrating! The broker's websites tend to highlight their modest overseas share dealing costs, when currency costs are far more significant. I can't see why currency spreads should not be a fraction of 1%. It's a pity, as the universe of UK large cap stocks is limited, for example few tech shares. Has…

I agree. It would be a really useful feature. I'd like to understand how many false positive figures the stockrank generates. For example, if the rank falls from say 90 to 60 is this a sell signal? Or could it just as easily shake you out of a successful long term holding? Also, as the stockrank includes momentum, it might just be signalling pre existing…

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