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Magic Formula Investing Weekly Roundup 12/5/2011

Magic Formula Investing (MFI), as described by hedge fund manager Joel Greenblatt in The 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:

SuperGen Inc (ASTX)
Columbia Laboratories Inc. (CBRX)
Momenta Pharmaceuticals Inc (MNTA)
Spirit Airlines Inc (SAVE)
Exelis Inc (XLS)

Dropping out of the 50 over 50 million screen:

Medicis Pharmaceutical Corp (MRX)
Northrop Grumman Corp (NOC)
Nevsun Resources Ltd (NSU)
SanDisk Corp (SNDK)
Wayside Technology Group (WSTG)

Entering the 50 over 1 billion screen:

Chemed Corp (CHE)
Dun & Bradstreet Corp (The) (DNB)
Gilead Sciences Inc (GILD)
GT Advanced Technologies (GTAT)
Unisys Corp (UIS)
Exelis Inc (XLS)

Dropping out of the 50 over 1 billion screen:

Aeropostale Inc. (ARO)
Sotheby's (BID)
C&J Energy Services Inc (CJES)
Cisco Systems Inc (CSCO)
Freeport-McMoran Copper & Gold Inc. (FCX)
Myriad Genetics Inc (MYGN)

Entering the 30 over 3 billion screen:

Gilead Sciences Inc (GILD)
Lorillard Inc (LO)

Dropping out of the 30 over 3 billion screen:

General Dynamics Corp (GD)
Hewlett-Packard Co (HPQ)
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