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Magic Formula Investing (MFI), as described by hedge fund manager Joel Greenblatt inThe Little Book that Beats the Market, consists of ranking stocks by earnings yield (cheap) and return on capital (quality), adding the rankings together, and buying from the resulting lists. Below are stocks that have moved into, and dropped out of, 3 of the MFI screens used by MagicDiligence:

Entering the 50 over 50 million screen:

Gentiva Health Services Inc (GTIV)
Nu Skin Enterprises Inc. (NUS)
Valassis Communications Inc. (VCI)

Dropping out of the 50 over 50 million screen:

Deluxe Corp (DLX)
PetMed Express Inc (PETS)
Travelzoo Inc (TZOO)

Entering the 50 over 1 billion screen:

Coach Inc. (COH)
CVR Energy Inc (CVI)
Lockheed Martin Corp (LMT)
Myriad Genetics Inc (MYGN)

Dropping out of the 50 over 1 billion screen:

Abbott Laboratories (ABT)
Deluxe Corp (DLX)
General Dynamics Corp (GD)
QLogic Corp (QLGC)

Entering the 30 over 3 billion screen:

Coach Inc. (COH)
Quest Diagnostics Inc (DGX)
Harris Corp (HRS)

Dropping out of the 30 over 3 billion screen:

Abbott Laboratories (ABT)
General Dynamics Corp (GD)
The McGraw-Hill Companies Inc. (MHP)

 

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