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John Bajkowski

author Image John Bajkowski is president of AAII.

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Areas of Expertise: stock screening, dividend investing, model portfolios, Stock Superstars Report

Topics Presented in Speeches: “Finding a Stock Winner: First Step Screening” and “AAII Shadow Stock Portfolio: From Theory to Application”

John Bajkowski is president of AAII. As financial analyst for AAII, John writes a column on screening stocks. He also serves on the Dividend Investing and Stock Superstars advisory committees. He earned a bachelor’s degree in finance and management from DePaul University. He has been with AAII for 30 years.

Articles by this Author

  1. Stock Screens »

    William O’Neil’s CAN SLIM Approach to Selecting Growth Stocks Using Fundamental and Technical Data

    The O’Neil approach seeks stocks whose characteristics mimic those of past big winners before they ascended into greatness.

    November 2016 | Journal

  2. First Cut »

    Value Stocks With Upward Estimate Revisions

    These 16 stocks are profitable, have low price-earnings ratios and have rising earnings estimates.

    September 2016 | Journal

  3. First Cut »

    Graham Stocks With a Low Price Relative to Net Current Assets

    Applying Ben Graham’s philosophy, 25 profitable companies with cheap valuations made The First Cut.

    June 2016 | Journal

  4. Computerized-investing »

    Implementing the Weiss Blue-Chip Screen

    Deriving screen criteria from Geraldine Weiss’ approach of investing in blue-chip stocks to build a stock screen that gives a prospective list of stocks.

    June 2016 | Computerized-investing

  5. First Cut »

    Dreman’s Contrarian Screen

    The 19 stocks passing AAII’s Dreman Screen, ranked by their price-earnings ratios.

    November 2015 | Journal

  6. The First Cut »

    Wiley’s 52-Week Low Strategy

    Twenty-eight fundamentally strong stocks trading near their 52-week lows.

    October 2015 | Journal

  7. First Cut »

    Stocks With Low Price-to-Book Ratios

    Profitable companies whose price-to-book ratios rank in the bottom 10% of all stocks.

    September 2015 | Journal

  8. First Cut »

    High Buyback Yields

    These 25 companies are aggressively repurchasing their stock.

    March 2015 | Journal

  9. Computerized-investing »

    Amazon Echo

    Internet-connected speaker features voice-activated commands to ask questions, listen to music, create shopping lists in the cloud and more.

    March 2015 | Computerized-investing

  10. Stock Screens »

    Five Common Traits of Successful Value Screens

    Though investing gurus differ in what they look for in a stock, there are five common traits we see across the AAII value-oriented screens.

    July 2014 | Journal

  11. Stock Screens »

    Finding Value and Financial Strength Based on “What Works on Wall Street”

    Using James O'Shaughnessy's recent AAII Journal article as a basis, we identify stocks with favorable valuation, financial strength and earnings quality composite scores.

    March 2014 | Journal

  12. Computerized-investing »

    Calculating Mohanram’s G-Score Using SI Pro and Microsoft Excel

    Quantifying a strategy focused on separating the winners from the losers in high price-to-book-value stocks.

    January 2014 | Computerized-investing

  13. Stock Screens »

    Finding Winners and Avoiding Losers Among Glamour Stocks

    A scoring system designed to identify winning growth stocks by examining profitability, naive extrapolation and accounting conservatism.

    October 2013 | Journal

  14. First Cut »

    Combining Value and Momentum

    Low relative valuation ratios are combined with momentum indicators to find potentially winning stocks.

    July 2013 | Journal

  15. Stock Screens »

    Lowell Miller’s Best Dividend Screen

    Portfolio manager Lowell Miller says the best dividend stocks combine growth, reasonable valuations, financial strength and price momentum.

    June 2013 | Journal