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Screen Stocks

To investigate stocks for potential investment according to a predetermined set of criteria. For example, an investor may screen stocks according to the lowest price, the most market capitalization, the most favorable price-earnings ratio, or any number of other variables. One may also combine criteria while screening stocks. The process is designed to help one make the best investment decisions, and is often accomplished with the help of a computer.


To examine various securities with the goal of selecting a limited number that meet certain predetermined requirements. For example, an investor might screen all electric utilities for stock that offers a dividend yield of 8% or more and a price-earnings ratio of 8 or less.


A screen is a set of criteria against which you measure stocks or other investments to find those that meet your criteria.

For example, you might screen for stocks that meet a certain environmentally or socially responsible standard, or for those with current price-to-earnings ratios (P/E) less than the current market average.

A socially responsible mutual fund describes the screens it uses to select investments in its prospectus.

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Screeners of limited releases sent out before the films' theatrical bows include "Revolutionary Road," Frost/Nixon," "Doubt," "The Wrestler," "Che," "Last Chance Harvey" and "Defiance" (this is only a partial list).
To avoid these problems, the automotive paint and coating applicator chose a new generation of high-capacity, 36-inch Compact Screeners with Vibrasonic deblinding systems from Russell Finex of Pineville, NC.
Whether from triple threat or off the dribble, go by the screener shoulder-to-hip once you've set the defender up to run into the screen.
But he didn't want to hear about it, telling them that they were responsible for assisting screeners, not supervising them.
The GeneData Screener system offers the scientists unprecedented analytical power and precision in assessing compounds and identifying structural correlates of activity.
Of these allegations - against 3,922 doctors - at the end of 2000, 1,471 had been closed without onward referral to screeners - medically-trained GMC members who consider each complaint.
Though the screener argues that her salary is not adequate--"A lot of people's lives are in our hands, and we're just getting nine-something an hour?
Also, a patented lift rail system provides positive sealing that prevents cross contamination within the screener.
total movement, It also features a combination parts/media screener and return conveyor to minimize manual tasks.
Today The Mirror gives a rare glimpse of the crucial work of the cyto- screener, the people on the front line of the cervical screening service.