***SharePad New Subscriber Special Offer***
Readers of my blog can claim one month of free data. Click here for details. #ad
27 March 2019
By Maynard Paton
I recently employed SharePad to identify a strong R&D-based business.
The exact SharePad criteria I used were:
- An R&D-to-turnover ratio of 10% or more;
- An operating margin of at least 10%, and;
- Dividend growth for a minimum of five consecutive years.
SharePad returned only four matches.
I selected Craneware because, among those four shares, the company was the largest and offered the longest dividend record.
I was also vaguely aware of the business being renowned for some quality financials.
Read my full Craneware article for SharePad.
2 thoughts on “[SharePad] Screening For My Next Long-Term Winner: Craneware”
Could you provide an update of the company? It seems like they did a rather large acquisition which seems to change the original thesis.
I much prefer to look at new companies for SharePad, and writing reasonably informed updates on past SharePad articles is generally impractical because I have covered 70+ companies and don’t really want to set a precedent. I did revisit WANdisco, though, due its sudden suspension, so if anything as dramatic as that happens to Craneware, I could provide an update then.