Resources: How To Screen & Identify Good Stocks

Here is a short compilation of step by step guides and tools to screen stocks and identify financially sound and good businesses.

1: A guest post by the mature and level-headed Krishna Kishore: A Guide to Understanding Stock Screeners Krishna is a regular speaker at the Bangalore DIY investor meets.

2: A guest post by the erudite Indraneal Balasubramanian:  How to Build a Stock Screener. Indraneal spoke at the Mumbai DIY meet last year and impressed everyone with his rigour.

3: Krishna and Indraneal helped me design this stock screener. The freefincal Excel Stock Screener. It has several in-built screens for ready-use. I need to play around with this data more.

Also available in Google Sheets: Indian Stock Screener: Google Sheets Edition

User Guide: how to use the freefincal mutual fund and stock screeners

4:  Knowing which stocks to avoid is more important than knowing which ones to buy.  In this guest post, Rs. Srivatsan points out that It’s Earnings That Count: Forget the next Infy; Can you identify the next Satyam

5: Once you have created a shortlist with screener sources 1,2, and 3. you can use this tool to determine the intrinsic value and earnings power of the stocks Automated Stock Analysis With Screener.in data.

What readers want: Valuation methods explained with specific examples.  I have asked a friend to help out in this regard.

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