StockRanks™ - improve the odds of your stock picks

The world's only stock rating system designed specifically around the proven principles of "factor investing"

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The award-winning way to improve your investing results

Discover the highest Quality, best Value and strongest Momentum stocks in the market

Using our powerful screening tools you can instantly draw up lists of high StockRank™ candidate stocks for further research.

Use the rankings any way you like, on their own or in combination with 350+ financial ratios in our database to hunt for stocks that fit your investment style.

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Improve your portfolio by weeding out low expected return stocks

Analyse your portfolio holdings in table view or as bubble charts. This unique view enables you to isolate poor ranking shares at a glance. By monitoring your the movements of your holdings through the rankings over time you can weed out lower probability stocks and ensure a higher "factor exposure" portfolio. If the future rhymes with history, this may lead to a better chance of market beating returns.

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I could quickly see that some shares that had been tipped were of poor quality, so started the process of selling shares to reduce the number and improve the quality using the StockRanks number as a guide.

Richard PhillipsPrivate Investor

What is "factor investing"?

Factor investing is a method of harvesting the returns offered by stocks that exhibit certain traits. These traits, or factors, are identifiable using each stock's fundamental and technical data. Portfolios of stocks that exhibit traits such as being profitable (Quality), cheap (Value), strong (Momentum), small (Size), and Low Volatility have been proven historically to persistently and pervasively outperform the averages over the long term.

The StockRanks™, RiskRatings™ & StockRank Styles help investors build portfolios exposed to these factors - providing the world's only dedicated toolkit to do so.

The StockRanks™ are based on a proven set of factors

Factors proven to find winning stocks over decades of research by Nobel Prize winning academics*

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    StockRank™

    An equal weighted composite of Quality, Value & Momentum to identify good, cheap & improving stocks.

    • QualityRank™

      A simple measure to find good companies.

      • Is it a strong & stable business?

        We analyse long term profitability (ROCE, GPA), cash generation (FCF/Assets), stability (operating margin stability & growth (sales growth consistency).

      • Are its fundamentals improving?

        We use a 9-point checklist (Piotroski F-Score) to assess the fundamental trend across profitablity, leverage, liquidity, source of funding & efficiency.

      • Is it safe from catastrophic risk?

        We analyse the risk of bankruptcy (Altman Z-Score), the risk of earnings manipulation (Beneish M-Score) as well as overall leverage risk.

    • ValueRank™

      A simple measure to find cheap stocks.

      • Is it cheap relative to what it earns?

        We compare the size of the enterprise against multiple measures of earnings (earnings, cashflow, sales) to build a composite picture of value.

      • Is it cheap relative to what it owns?

        By measuring the level of the share's price against its assets using the Price/Book ratio, even companies without earnings are measured effectively.

      • Is it cheap relative to what it pays out?

        A key component of the ValueRank is to measure the stock's share price against its dividend payout. The goal of investment is not just capital gains.

    • MomentumRank™

      A simple measure to find improving stocks.

      • Is its share price strong relative to the market?

        We rank highly stocks breaking through their 52 week highs, trading above their 200 day moving averages and showing strong relative price strength.

      • Are earnings & sentiment trends strong?

        We measure the trend in analyst earnings forecasts and recommendations as well as earnings surprises to find stocks with market beating potential.

*Our measures are based upon the published work of academics such as Josef Lakonishok, Joseph Piotroski, Eugene Fama, Kenneth French, Robert Novy-Marx, Messod Beneish, Edward Altman & many more. Our work is indebted to these great individuals who have spent decades proving markets are beatable.

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The StockRanks are not a foolproof stock selection system

They are statistical measures that can help improve your odds of picking winners

A ranking system based on persistent, pervasive and robust factors

On average since 2013, our live performance tracking has shown that higher ranking shares (good, cheap, improving) have dramatically outperformed lower ranking shares (expensive, deteriorating, junk).

These results validate the findings of three decades of research into the Quality, Value and Momentum factors by famous academics like Cliff Asness, Nobel Laureate Eugene Fama and Josef Lakonishok. Our rankings system stands on the shoulders of giants.

Picture of StockRanks ChartBased on quarterly rebalanced portfolios of UK stocks greater than £10m capitalisation. Dividends & transaction costs not included. Past performance is not an indicator of future results.

Reduce your odds of making losses in the stock market with greater statistical confidence

On average since 2013, two out of every three 90+ StockRank™ stocks have been winners over a 1 year timeframe, while two out of three 10- stocks have been losers. These results have been remarkably persistent across markets & sectors.

High ranking stocks can, of course, fall. The StockRank shows how similar a stock's profile is to those that have done well in the past. It provides no guarantee of results. But on average, in a diversified portfolio, over the longer term, higher ranked shares have significantly beaten the market.

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In a recent survey of 1,329 subscribers, 67% said:
The StockRanks were the feature that most contributed to their outperformance

67% - "StockRanks helped my performance the most"*

*January 2021 survey of Stockopedia Subscribers.

I found that my success rate tripled. So yes, Stockopedia has changed my investment approach and I am more than happy to continue to use it. Best investment tool out there…

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Hear what our subscribers have to say about the StockRanks™

Learn how Stockopedia has transformed the results of these investors

I'm able to invest in companies and not do it blind; that's the key difference.

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The StockRanks, for me, act as very good guides.

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Stockopedia is one of the few companies in the world that the markets giant Refinitiv (a Thomson Reuters company) partners with to serve the individual investor.

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I really find Stockopedia indispensable for excellent data and the StockRanks are also a strong component of my investment decisions.

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We provide StockRanks™ more than 35,000 stocks across the world including UK, Europe, North America, Asia & Australasia. It's never been easier to broaden your investing horizon & diversify your portfolio.
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