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15 June 2023
By Maynard Paton
Today I have revisited a SharePad screen that applies two ratios favoured by ‘quality’ investors — operating margin and return on equity (ROE).
The exact criteria I re-used were:
- An operating margin (latest and 10-year average) of 20% or more, and;
- An ROE (latest and 10-year average) of 20% or more.
Any business with a margin and ROE of at least 20% is probably quite special.
To narrow the field down further, I also sought companies that carried net cash (i.e. net borrowings excluding IFRS 16 finance leases of less than zero):
I selected Belvoir because it was among the worst share-price performers of the last twelve months. Let’s take a closer look.Read my full BELVOIR article for SharePad >>