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four
4,003 posts
msg #114188
Ignore four
6/21/2013 8:01:27 PM

http://www.dividend-growth-stocks.com/2012/08/10-stocks-that-have-paid-uninterrupted.html

yepher
353 posts
msg #114913
Ignore yepher
modified
8/16/2013 10:01:15 AM

I was reading the book "Little Book of Dividends - A Safe Formula for Guaranteed Returns".

This is the filter he calls "Payout Ratio".

Fetcher[



/*
Little Book of Big Dividends - Chapter 3 If Einstein was a Dividend Investor

Payout Ratio


Rules from chapter:
- Ignore stocks with payout ratio > 60%
- Find stocks with a Quadrix score above 75
*/

set{ divYear, dividend }
set{earnings, Trailing EPS}

set{payoutRatio, divYear / earnings }
set{shares, 1000/close}
set{myVal, shares * divYear }

payoutRatio below .60

and earnings above 0
and divYear above 0
and myVal above 20
and volume above 100000
and since dividend below 95


set{ CurrDiv, dividend / close }
set{ CurrDivPct, CurrDiv * 100 }

add column payoutRatio
add column divYear
add column earnings{Yearly EPS}
add column since dividend {since_div}
add column eps
add column dividend {dividend}

add column dividend yield {div yield}
add column CurrDivPct{Current Div Pct}
add column myVal{Value}
add column industry
add column market




]



The books seems to give a good strategy for the Dividend focused investor.

Has any read the book or have experience with the BSD formula?

-- Yepher



yepher
353 posts
msg #114918
Ignore yepher
modified
8/16/2013 10:23:43 AM

This is not an exact match to the BDS stocks list but it is close.

duke56468
683 posts
msg #114931
Ignore duke56468
8/16/2013 6:41:02 PM

Thanks Yepher this backtests pretty well with 2 stocks/day @ 5K ea, 3% profit stop and rsi(2) cross above 80 exit and the added tweeks. Still no win in the May thru Aug 2011 (black hole). I would also try to exit if close dropped below chandelier exit, although this didn't test well.

Fetcher[/*
Little Book of Big Dividends - Chapter 3 If Einstein was a Dividend Investor

Payout Ratio


Rules from chapter:
- Ignore stocks with payout ratio > 60%
- Find stocks with a Quadrix score above 75
*/

set{ divYear, dividend }
set{earnings, Trailing EPS}

set{payoutRatio, divYear / earnings }
set{shares, 1000/close}
set{myVal, shares * divYear }

payoutRatio below .60

and earnings above 0
and divYear above 0
and myVal above 20
and volume above 100000
and since dividend below 95
and close above chandelier exit(22,3.00)

set{ CurrDiv, dividend / close }
set{ CurrDivPct, CurrDiv * 100 }

add column payoutRatio
add column divYear
add column earnings{Yearly EPS}
add column since dividend {since_div}
add column eps
add column dividend {dividend}

add column dividend yield {div yield}
add column CurrDivPct{Current Div Pct}
add column myVal{Value}
add column industry
add column market
market is s&p 500
sort on column 13 descending
]



yepher
353 posts
msg #114932
Ignore yepher
8/16/2013 8:23:08 PM

@duke56468

Thanks for the information. Does the back test take into account dividends as part of gains or does it only look at stock price?

-- Yepher

duke56468
683 posts
msg #114935
Ignore duke56468
8/16/2013 11:35:09 PM

Just price as far as I know

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