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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.
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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.
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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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"Eighth Grade," a first-time feature about an introverted teen's school experience, won surprise top honors at the Writers Guild of America Awards February 17, 2019, a week before Hollywood's award season climaxes with the Oscars.Bo Burnham's comedy-drama took the prize for Original Screenplay, beating out "Green Book," "Vice" and "Roma" -- whose screenplays are all nominated for Oscars -- as well as "A Quiet Place."Burnham was also an upstart winner earlier this month at the Directors Guild of America awards where "Eighth Grade" won for best first-time feature.
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