screening

(redirected from screenings)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Idioms, Encyclopedia.

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.
Farlex Financial Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All Rights Reserved

screening

the process of evaluating product ideas in terms of consumer acceptance, technical feasibility and cost. See NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT.
Collins Dictionary of Business, 3rd ed. © 2002, 2005 C Pass, B Lowes, A Pendleton, L Chadwick, D O’Reilly and M Afferson
References in periodicals archive ?
Periodic screening with prostate-specific antigen testing reduced mortality from prostate cancer.
"Intuitively, we think that screening offers a better chance of survival.
The impetus for the new screening and training program is the federal Gramm-Leach-Bliley Financial Services Modernization Act (15 U.S.C.
Regarding the reason why those who have never taken the screening, 62.6% said that they have not found any abnormality in their physical conditions while 43.9% mentioned that they lacked the opportunity to take one.
At an actual screening site, detection of active compounds (compounds that are effective for drug purposes when they interact with protein in some form) is rare, thus discovery of active compounds has been one of the issues with conventional screening methods such as random screening to date.
The differences in incidence and stage of diagnosis are likely due to differences in screening rates, says Dr.
Twenty-five prostate cancers were diagnosed among the 8350 intervention subjects outside of the screening trial--ie, during the 4-year interval between screenings.
Attend press screening of highly anticipated Atom Egoyan's Armenian historical epic Ararat.
After contacting ministers, Barnes said, he explains his program, then suggests a few dates for screenings. He checks to see if nurses are available before finalizing the arrangements.
Employers are impressed that we go to such efforts to develop and internally and externally market such guidelines and to advance health screenings and the health status of our enrollees.
Wake Radiology recently became the first healthcare provider in North Carolina to earn distinction as a Lung Cancer Screening Center by the American College of Radiology.
The first draft of a baseline mold survey document produced by the ASTM, "Standard Practice for Transactional Screening of Readily Observable Mold in Commercial Buildings," has been released to the ASTM's subcommittee members for ballot.