A Performance Correction for the 2005 AAII Stock Screens

    A Performance Correction For The 2005 AAII Stock Screens Splash image

    Due to an error in calculating the mid-month performance data for December 2005, the year-to-date performance data in the January 2006 AAII Journal article “From Peak to Valley: The Stock Strategy Landscape in 2005” was incorrect. As a result, there was a slight mis-ordering of some of the top-performing screening methodologies for 2005, as well as for long-term performance. In addition to correcting the error, we’ve also updated the results through year-end 2005.

    The Murphy Technology low-price-to-growth-flow approach maintained its overall dominance for the year, albeit with a lower return of 34.1%.

    The Graham—Defensive Investor (Non-Utility) screen, with a revised 2005 return of 26.2%, also remained the top value strategy for 2005, as well as one of the top-performing strategies for the year.

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