Indian Stock Screener: Google Sheets Edition

The freefincal stock screener is now available on Google sheets. It gets data from Value Research and allows the user to screen capitalization-wise and sector-wise.

This post can be considered as a guide for this screener:  How to Build a Stock Screener

Here are some example screens. Thanks to Krishna Kishore - tyroinvestor and Indraneal Balasubramanium - cognicrafter for inputs.

Piotroski Score - Higher the score, better the strength of the company and confidence in  its operation. VR article on the score.

Altman-Z Score - Higher the score, lower the probability of bankruptcy. This is how VR computes it

Modified C-Score - lower the score, lower the chance of accounting manipulation. This is how VR computes C-Score.

Debt to Equity - a measure of debt used by the company to operate. Lower is typically less risky. Less than one, preferred by many.

PEG - The PE ratio divided by annual EPS growth.  Less than one, could represent undervalued stock.

Enterprise Multiple EV/EBITDA - Compares EBITA,  the earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization with EV, the enterprise value. Low values could mean undervaluation.  However, 'low' is sector dependent.

Current PE less than Median PE - Median is the mid-point of a distribution of values (PEs in this case). Maybe used for solid companies (thanks Krishna).

Current PE more than Median PE - Maybe used for small companies which are expanding, provided other checks are in place.

Some Screenshots

Freefincal-stock-scrrener-GS-1Freefincal-stock-scrrener-GS-2 Freefincal-stock-scrrener-GS-3To access the screener:

1 Go to:

2. Make a copy and wait a few seconds until the sheet is ready.

3. Study the inputs and go to the screener to create your own filters.

4. When you make new filters, make a choice, go to the screener sheet and wait until all the data is retrieved.



Do let me know if any enhancements can be made.

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