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Data as of 3/31/2014
Performance of All Stock Screens
Strategy Price Gain (%) Category
YTD 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999
Annualized
Total*
Murphy Technology 8.8 39.7 42.3 -29.8 40.0 28.8 -49.7 -15.8 -1.9 34.1 107.9 -33.7 -79.6 26.7 -52.1 139.7 -1.3 Growth & Value
Lynch 16.6 24.3 0.7 -27.9 24.9 82.8 -37.3 11.7 15.6 7.8 59.8 59.0 -7.2 39.3 3.2 8.9 13.5 Growth & Value
Value on the Move--PEG With Est Growth -3.3 59.5 9.0 -0.3 29.7 24.2 -37.2 29.5 18.3 23.1 54.1 87.0 7.9 34.8 22.9 11.0 19.7 Growth & Value With Price Momentum
Fundamental Rule of Thumb 1.5 46.1 -6.9 -35.2 17.7 92.1 -41.5 4.1 31.0 5.0 49.6 83.3 4.7 42.3 28.7 11.7 14.5 Value
Zweig 15.0 26.2 6.4 -18.3 12.8 -13.3 -33.9 20.7 18.6 27.8 49.5 88.8 16.9 57.9 46.2 17.1 20.4 Growth & Value
O'Shaughnessy: All Cap -2.1 18.4 12.4 -5.0 29.4 23.3 -40.9 12.5 24.1 21.9 47.4 28.7 -11.8 63.7 6.3 -15.3 11.4 Value With Price Momentum
O'Shaughnessy: Tiny Titans 19.7 54.4 20.0 -22.9 21.1 71.1 -56.4 2.2 35.2 7.5 45.8 154.8 51.9 84.1 -6.6 53.8 26.8 Value With Price Momentum
O'Shaughnessy: Growth 5.0 38.7 28.8 -7.5 21.3 22.4 -38.2 12.6 17.2 14.4 45.1 90.3 10.1 19.2 11.5 19.5 17.6 Value With Price Momentum
T. Rowe Price 0.0 28.5 -15.0 117.4 11.9 40.1 -47.8 -7.1 -11.3 23.1 44.9 39.2 -15.1 8.4 35.2 -4.5 10.1 Growth & Value
Oberweis Octagon -1.0 38.9 32.6 -14.7 78.4 2.1 -56.8 29.1 24.0 4.1 42.3 67.8 -17.5 20.2 18.4 33.4 14.3 Growth & Value With Price Momentum
MAGNET Simple -9.5 -31.1 -12.4 19.5 56.1 339.5 -70.2 -17.0 72.1 58.1 38.1 62.1 -6.7 -21.7 -26.7 168.1 16.6 Growth & Value With Price Momentum
Piotroski: High F-Score 17.8 137.6 91.7 -36.4 138.8 34.6 -35.3 1.8 8.1 37.8 37.7 131.6 7.6 76.3 -2.8 35.8 32.1 Value
Dreman With Est Revisions 2.6 35.8 13.0 21.6 26.5 62.9 -37.1 4.3 39.8 9.3 35.0 69.2 16.6 -29.9 38.7 6.7 16.6 Earnings Estimates
Insider Net Purchases 5.3 21.5 11.5 -31.4 7.4 59.0 -51.7 -10.9 4.8 -14.6 33.5 86.8 -20.9 21.8 -38.3 7.5 0.2 Specialty
Kirkpatrick Bargain 1.6 7.3 14.9 3.6 9.4 22.2 -25.3 44.2 25.2 29.1 33.4 14.6 -18.4 -5.3 22.6 -15.8 8.4 Growth & Value
Value on the Move--PEG With Hist Growth -4.0 49.2 4.3 1.0 31.7 23.9 -38.3 20.7 9.1 17.2 32.5 50.1 12.1 22.4 19.4 18.0 14.6 Growth & Value With Price Momentum
Lakonishok 3.0 26.8 7.5 -0.6 32.7 53.5 -23.7 15.1 14.4 14.0 31.2 39.9 -5.2 -3.5 36.7 14.8 14.6 Value With Price Momentum
Muhlenkamp 2.9 -14.3 -3.0 -45.9 2.7 45.2 -24.5 -20.8 2.0 23.6 31.0 41.2 5.9 43.5 22.2 12.8 4.0 Growth & Value With Price Momentum
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 7.8 97.8 1.1 -7.0 39.2 147.2 -41.5 -21.2 26.6 10.6 30.9 61.7 13.6 63.8 17.8 10.0 21.4 Value
Neff 0.6 39.5 15.0 -4.2 35.0 52.5 -33.6 -13.9 13.9 7.7 29.5 85.1 15.0 65.2 37.3 17.4 19.4 Growth & Value
IBD Stable 70 -1.2 34.3 24.6 3.7 21.2 56.0 -37.2 -10.6 6.9 1.8 29.0 48.4 -11.0 9.5 23.9 3.6 11.4 Growth
Buffett: Hagstrom 0.8 35.4 13.0 8.2 27.7 30.0 -25.8 14.4 11.3 11.4 27.6 35.2 -8.7 13.9 11.4 31.4 15.1 Growth & Value
Est Rev: Top 30 Up -0.8 42.1 21.9 -2.3 47.6 110.0 -31.1 26.2 22.4 38.7 27.3 88.6 9.8 -18.3 -0.7 82.8 26.1 Earnings Estimates
O'Shaughnessy: Small Cap Growth & Value -6.6 46.8 30.3 -0.3 26.1 -3.3 -32.4 29.6 36.2 19.1 26.8 107.5 0.8 13.4 13.2 21.1 19.1 Value With Price Momentum
Est Rev: Up 5% -6.3 27.7 28.8 6.1 35.9 86.3 -18.4 25.7 40.3 24.5 25.8 75.0 12.9 -8.1 3.6 107.1 27.5 Earnings Estimates
Dual Cash Flow 5.0 48.9 5.1 -21.6 31.0 76.0 -46.8 -7.3 20.4 10.4 24.7 66.9 -13.9 24.6 5.7 114.3 15.2 Growth
P/E Relative 0.8 29.5 14.3 -1.9 29.6 51.8 -15.8 3.9 21.2 17.2 24.7 51.1 11.1 16.1 20.3 -6.0 16.8 Earnings Estimates
S&P SmallCap 600 Growth (TR) 0.1 42.6 14.9 4.1 28.0 30.7 -32.2 5.6 10.6 7.3 24.3 38.5 -16.6 3.0 7.6 19.7 9.9 Indexes
Dreman 2.8 27.6 20.6 -11.7 22.7 37.2 -34.9 -17.5 19.3 18.7 24.2 37.7 8.3 26.4 38.0 -3.0 11.1 Growth & Value
Return on Equity -5.1 34.2 10.1 -5.7 32.0 40.0 -33.8 7.2 8.7 17.6 23.9 46.9 -3.8 18.1 31.4 1.0 12.9 Growth
All Exchange-Listed Stocks 4.6 38.1 14.8 -12.3 26.2 65.8 -46.3 -4.5 17.2 4.5 22.8 81.1 -13.3 21.2 -14.2 35.1 11.0 Indexes
Dividend Screen: Non-DRPs 1.3 22.2 18.1 4.3 25.3 25.4 -31.7 -7.6 17.1 7.1 22.8 40.5 28.6 54.7 16.5 -3.6 13.1 Growth & Value
Wanger (Revised) 1.1 51.1 23.5 -5.2 12.5 24.7 -36.3 15.9 16.5 14.5 22.5 53.2 -13.1 21.1 -2.8 3.2 10.1 Growth & Value
Templeton 3.2 29.4 31.0 3.2 22.4 54.7 -36.6 4.6 5.3 4.7 22.2 46.8 -32.6 22.0 20.3 8.1 11.1 Growth & Value
S&P SmallCap 600 0.8 39.7 14.8 -0.2 25.0 23.8 -32.0 -1.2 14.1 6.7 21.4 37.8 -15.3 5.7 11.0 11.5 8.4 Indexes
S&P SmallCap 600 Value (TR) 2.1 35.6 17.8 -1.2 24.7 20.6 -28.9 -5.5 19.6 8.5 21.1 39.2 -12.9 9.5 15.8 4.9 8.9 Indexes
O'Shaughnessy: Value -0.3 29.6 20.3 -11.2 7.4 31.5 -49.1 -4.2 24.4 2.2 20.2 47.2 -12.1 10.6 22.3 -3.9 6.1 Value
Dividend (High Relative Yield) 3.6 40.6 9.8 3.0 19.4 16.4 -21.4 -9.6 14.5 -1.0 19.1 27.9 0.4 24.1 23.3 -2.1 9.7 Growth & Value
Graham--Enterprising Investor -4.8 9.6 1.1 -1.1 43.5 48.5 -40.7 28.1 72.3 21.3 18.9 25.9 43.5 55.3 24.2 -5.0 17.0 Value
MAGNET Complex -7.5 32.9 -19.6 6.9 -20.4 -31.1 -33.7 40.2 -28.6 26.2 18.6 9.1 4.1 110.6 3.1 318.5 12.4 Growth & Value With Price Momentum
Cash Rich Firms 5.8 36.6 10.5 -32.8 14.4 56.9 -38.0 7.7 17.2 -2.5 18.6 64.0 -9.4 20.1 40.5 37.1 11.4 Value
Inve$tWare Quality Growth 1.1 30.4 19.7 -9.4 17.3 39.6 -24.1 -10.9 0.9 14.9 18.0 33.3 -25.0 8.0 18.5 -3.0 7.2 Growth
Buffettology: Sustainable Growth 0.6 35.8 8.8 0.7 18.4 68.0 -28.9 3.9 8.7 9.5 17.5 37.6 -11.9 29.7 3.3 14.6 11.8 Growth & Value
Dividend Screen: DRPs 2.4 26.1 10.9 1.9 19.8 29.4 -24.2 -21.2 20.9 -1.5 17.4 28.3 -1.2 38.9 27.7 -1.1 8.9 Growth & Value
S&P MidCap 400 Value (TR) 4.0 34.3 20.1 -2.4 22.8 33.7 -33.4 2.7 13.4 10.8 17.2 33.8 -9.4 1.4 19.5 -2.6 8.9 Indexes
Kirkpatrick Value -0.5 21.9 19.4 -15.1 -25.5 -8.9 -3.7 77.8 18.5 88.2 16.6 45.6 -36.3 40.8 63.9 -24.4 11.7 Growth & Value
Graham--Defensive Investor (Utility) 6.9 10.0 1.2 8.6 4.6 7.9 -18.4 1.8 29.4 18.5 16.2 16.6 -15.9 5.2 51.4 -8.4 8.1 Value
S&P MidCap 400 Growth (TR) 2.1 32.8 15.8 -0.9 30.6 38.1 -36.9 13.5 5.8 14.4 15.8 37.6 -19.7 -2.6 15.8 36.1 12.3 Indexes
S&P MidCap 400 2.7 31.6 16.1 -3.1 24.9 35.0 -37.3 6.7 9.0 11.3 15.2 34.0 -15.4 -1.6 16.2 13.3 9.1 Indexes
S&P 500 Value (TR) 2.3 33.7 17.7 -0.5 15.1 21.2 -38.5 2.0 15.3 8.7 15.0 30.4 -16.6 -8.2 -0.5 4.9 5.8 Indexes
ADR Screen 25.2 33.2 1.4 -25.9 18.8 53.2 -58.7 25.3 44.7 12.9 14.5 82.3 -4.4 -5.3 9.9 4.0 9.3 Growth & Value With Price Momentum
Est Rev: Lowest 30 Down 1.8 29.7 9.3 -34.1 37.8 106.2 -57.3 -28.3 26.0 -3.8 14.2 95.2 -60.6 22.7 -15.2 59.2 1.3 Earnings Estimates
Weiss Blue Chip Div Yield 2.9 21.3 19.2 7.6 26.9 27.9 -26.2 4.5 14.2 6.4 13.6 48.9 -14.1 25.6 18.8 3.9 11.3 Value
Rule #1 Investing 8.4 47.1 11.3 -1.0 40.0 99.8 -43.2 -11.7 2.5 -6.7 13.5 48.0 -29.4 38.0 15.0 41.4 12.5 Growth & Value
Buffettology: EPS Growth 1.8 38.4 17.4 3.8 20.5 57.5 -36.9 5.8 8.8 11.9 13.2 32.8 -10.9 25.7 5.9 17.7 11.4 Growth & Value
Graham--Defensive Investor (Non-Utility) 0.9 33.9 18.9 7.0 31.4 57.9 -32.0 20.6 26.6 26.2 11.7 32.7 3.1 61.5 12.0 3.6 18.0 Value
Price-to-Sales -0.4 36.3 11.3 -2.6 29.6 47.1 -38.5 2.4 16.6 16.9 11.1 69.8 1.3 43.3 23.3 21.1 16.0 Growth & Value
NASDAQ 100 0.1 35.0 16.8 2.7 19.2 53.5 -41.9 18.7 6.8 1.5 10.4 49.1 -37.6 -32.7 -36.8 102.0 8.3 Indexes
Graham--Enterprising Investor Revised 6.2 2.1 -4.9 -4.1 32.9 168.4 -22.6 29.4 34.5 48.2 10.2 50.1 2.2 65.8 -1.4 5.5 21.2 Value
Foolish Small Cap 8 -25.6 32.9 16.9 -14.9 25.2 48.1 -53.5 -2.8 9.4 22.6 10.1 107.7 -19.4 -8.6 24.2 80.9 10.3 Growth With Price Momentum
Stock Market Winners 6.0 34.8 13.6 21.2 124.6 -9.0 -34.7 13.0 -5.5 25.9 9.6 131.5 32.1 41.6 27.6 21.7 21.3 Growth & Value With Price Momentum
S&P 500 1.3 29.6 13.4 0.0 12.8 23.5 -38.5 3.5 13.6 3.0 9.0 26.4 -23.4 -13.0 -10.1 19.5 4.1 Indexes
O'Neil's CAN SLIM No Float -3.2 30.8 8.9 -3.9 20.6 36.9 -49.7 35.4 12.8 13.3 8.2 55.8 9.7 25.3 43.9 44.8 16.3 Growth With Price Momentum
Est Rev: Down 5% 1.5 28.2 9.2 -31.1 30.3 76.0 -47.8 -24.7 26.1 2.5 8.0 70.9 -61.5 28.3 -4.2 27.8 1.3 Earnings Estimates
S&P 500 Growth (TR) 1.4 35.5 14.6 4.7 15.0 31.6 -33.9 9.1 11.0 1.1 7.0 27.1 -28.1 -16.1 -19.1 37.4 5.9 Indexes
O'Shaughnessy: Growth Market Leaders -4.2 48.5 15.8 -1.2 15.7 12.6 -44.5 15.5 9.6 18.9 6.7 26.2 -8.9 5.7 -9.0 16.8 7.6 Value With Price Momentum
Magic Formula 1.7 27.9 7.9 -30.6 26.6 97.0 -36.3 -5.6 27.9 -9.2 6.5 66.6 6.3 76.1 1.0 9.3 11.2 Value
Dogs of the Dow: Low Priced 5 -0.7 34.5 15.7 13.1 17.3 -7.7 -58.7 -2.7 34.9 -11.8 6.1 17.6 -6.5 7.2 3.2 -2.0 2.2 Value
Dow Jones 30 -0.7 26.5 7.3 5.5 11.0 18.8 -33.8 6.4 16.3 -0.1 2.6 25.3 -16.8 -7.1 -6.2 25.2 4.6 Indexes
Dogs of the Dow 0.8 27.9 9.6 10.7 19.4 8.1 -45.4 -1.8 26.8 -9.8 -1.3 20.4 -9.8 -1.2 4.1 5.7 2.9 Value
Kirkpatrick Growth -0.1 18.1 -9.8 -11.6 15.3 80.2 -34.0 87.2 16.2 35.2 -1.5 100.3 -9.1 -9.8 -11.4 113.5 16.3 Growth With Price Momentum
O'Neil's CAN SLIM Revised 3rd Edition 7.3 55.2 7.3 -30.1 42.7 16.8 -26.3 31.4 -5.4 -1.0 -2.6 74.7 -10.3 33.4 96.3 59.0 17.1 Growth With Price Momentum
O'Neil's CAN SLIM 12.6 13.1 18.0 -10.2 -9.6 97.3 -10.5 30.4 29.5 24.1 -3.8 79.0 20.5 54.4 38.0 36.6 24.4 Growth With Price Momentum
Foolish Small Cap 8 Revised 0.0 0.4 41.8 -49.2 15.4 161.0 -60.6 13.5 44.6 15.3 -3.9 67.8 22.2 29.5 51.5 36.5 15.0 Growth & Value
Fisher (Philip) -1.9 39.5 -0.6 -50.9 9.2 107.9 -43.1 8.2 -1.2 -11.7 -3.9 78.1 -10.7 70.7 -16.7 5.4 4.1 Growth & Value
Driehaus -8.1 47.7 16.7 -14.1 65.7 106.0 -42.7 28.9 41.4 4.3 -10.8 87.8 -42.6 -27.4 -8.3 107.4 13.3 Growth With Price Momentum
Schloss -24.7 16.7 13.1 -35.1 12.5 57.5 -23.1 -8.1 30.1 20.0 -26.6 140.7 -0.1 20.5 14.9 18.8 9.5 Value