Q: What is the purpose of this website?

A: The website was built to give you the ability to use a simple stock screening tool to select stocks that meet your specified criteria.

Q: How should I decide how many stocks to choose from the given database?

A: Get in touch with us for a list of recommended criteria to screen on based on your investement objectives. Of course, as in any portfolio, choosing more stocks will probably reduce its volatility over the long-run.

Q: How do I choose the minimum size of a company based on its total market capitalization?

A: A company's market capitalization is a calculation based on multiplying the number of total outstanding shares for the company, times the current share price. Our data shows that, large companies tend to be less volatile than small companies. In an effort to reduce volatility, it may be best to choose companies with larger market capitalizations (over $1 billion).

Disclaimer: Stock Screener is not an investment adviser, brokerage firm, or an investment company. "Stock Screener" is a term used to describe the investment strategy employed by our screener in picking stocks. The use of the formula does not guarantee performance or investment success.