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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”

Biography:
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 over 25 years.

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  1. First Cut »

    Consensus: Stocks That Pass the Most Screens

    The 23 stocks that pass four or more of the screens tracked on AAII.com.

    January 2012 | Journal

  2. First Cut »

    Greenblatt’s Magic Formula

    These 30 stocks had the highest combined ranking based on Joel Greenblatt’s valuation and return on enterprise measures—the two key components of his Magic Formula.

    December 2011 | Journal

  3. First Cut »

    Cash Kings

    A starting point for investors. This issue’s focus is on finding companies with high levels of net cash per share relative to their share prices.

    October 2011 | Journal

  4. First Cut »

    Relative Strength and Positive Surprises

    Thirty stocks with improving price momentum, positive earnings surprises and rising earnings estimates.

    June 2011 | Journal

  5. First Cut »

    Thomsett's Fundamental Tests

    These 30 stocks pass the tests suggested by Michael Thomsett.

    April 2011 | Journal

  6. The First Cut »

    Consensus: Stocks That Pass the Most Screens

    These 25 stocks were identified by four or more AAII screens.

    December 2010 | Journal

  7. The First Cut »

    Cash Flow Kings With Rising Dividends

    These companies have both raised dividend payments and maintained positive free cash flow for the last seven years.

    November 2010 | Journal

  8. The First Cut »

    Low Price-to-Sales Ratio Stocks

    Low price-to-sales ratios may identify undervalued firms sooner than price-earnings ratios.

    September 2010 | Journal

  9. The First Cut »

    Stocks With Low Risk/Reward Scores

    Using Charles Rotblut’s risk/reward scoring system to find stocks.

    July 2010 | Journal

  10. The First Cut »

    Attractively Priced Dividend Growth

    Identifying high-yield stocks with a record of dividend growth.

    June 2010 | Journal

  11. The First Cut »

    Tortoriello's Quantitative Strategies

    Applying Richard Tortoriello's strategies to find investment candidates.

    May 2010 | Journal

  12. The First Cut »

    Socially Responsible Stocks

    The 30 stocks most widely held by socially responsible mutual funds.

    April 2010 | Journal

  13. The First Cut »

    Consensus: Stocks That Pass the Most Screens

    These 25 stocks were identified by four or more AAII screens.

    January 2010 | Journal

  14. The Best of the AAII Journal »

    Low P/E Stocks With Positive Earnings Surprises

    A starting point for investors. This issue's focus is on stocks that have had a significant positive quarterly earnings surprise since September, and that sport a below-average forward price-earnings ratio.

    December 2009 | Journal

  15. The First Cut »

    Attractively Priced Share Buyback Stocks

    A starting point for investors. This issue's focus is on finding stocks that have recently repurchased their shares, and have below-average price-to-book-value ratios.

    November 2009 | Journal