As Meat Loaf Might Put It, 2 Out of 3 Ain't Bad With These Value Names

Nearly four months ago, I put forth yet another stock screening idea; that's what value investors do, incessantly, especially in a market environment where value is so difficult to identify. This particular screen combined the idea of seemingly cheap stocks that have taken a beating, with year-end tax loss selling. The presumption was that investors would sell out of these names because of the horrendous years the stocks had, harvesting the tax losses. Given compelling valuations, investors might re-engage in the New Year. At least, that was the theory

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