How are you managing your portfolio now? SGXcafe will do it for you intelligently.
Sign up for free now!

Subscribe to RSS feed Are You Using The New Stock Screener? Why or Why Not?

Updated: 22 Nov 2016 By evankoh posted on 22 Nov 2016  -  758 views


Since the introduction of the new stock screener, I have received numerous requests to add more metrics and/or to add more ways to build the constraints so that different strategies can be easily implemented using the new screener.

Hence the number of metrics have grown, from the initial 30 to the current 60+ different metrics covering both technicals and fundamentals. The number of ways to build the constraints have also doubled from the initial 2 to 4 so that you can easily translate various trading strategies easily.

However, I noticed there are two groups of relatively different users:

  • One group uses the stock screeners regularly and heavily

  • The other group almost never looks at it

I am curious as to why and have created a cafe post hoping to gather more feedback. I would really appreciate it if you could take come time to share your "why"s.

If you are using it, what do you like about it? Is there anything else that can be added to make it even better for you?

If you are not using it, why not? Do you simply do not like screeners? Are there other better screeners out there you are using? Or is it not user-friendly enough for you to easily understand and use it?

Happy investing!


Like
1 likes
3 comments

sggamelover - Just started using it. I found a problem. After I added a new condition to an existing Screener, it show successful. But when I click the Screener in Saved Screeners list again, the record didn't get updated.
22 Nov 2016 23:09:17

evankoh - Ah... You would need to save it again based on current implementation.
23 Nov 2016 01:47:54

lazysingaporean - Just started using it too. Found it really good! It has so many metrics to choose from and constraints are very useful too. Can I make a suggestion to have 2 more types of constraints? One is so that we can select the top or bottom 10%/ 20%/ 30% of stocks from a certain metric. Two is that we can perform a multiplication or division of the metrics, such as dividend yield divided by price/book ratio. Thank you! And, is it possible export them via csv or excel?
23 Nov 2016 09:16:13



Next Article > < Previous Article
Should You Avoid High P/E? Share Screeners Effortlessly



List All Articles Other articles by evankoh

More Updates: Dividends Override Bug and More Dividends-Related Improvements
Dividends Override was introduced to SGXcafe during the time when one account can hold only one portfolio. Soon after, I introduced the support for Multiple Portfolios in SGXcafe. However, Dividends Override was not updated to support Multiple Portfolios. This mistake potentially caused some mistakes in computing the total dividends you have collected if you happen to hold the same stock in different ...

Facebook for Investor
Note: This feature have since been removed due to low usage. We all have a limited amount of time. Are you spending that time wisely? And are you spending more time than you should be scrolling through Facebook? I am :( In an attempt to change that, I thought that if I'm going to scroll through something on my phone, I might as well be scrolling through information on companies that I have invested ...

Rank and Compare Stocks Based on What Matters to You
Out of the several hundred stocks listed in SGX, how do you choose which one to buy? Use value investing to find the undervalued stocks? Find stocks with huge growth potential? Find income stocks that would give high and stable dividends for many years to come? Or...? Everyone has their own school of thought (e.g. Value investing, Growth investing, Income investing, etc) for choosing what stock to ...