Mattel Inc. achieves the rare feat of passing all of the requirements of both the Defensive Investor and the Enterprising Investor, so neither investor type has any initial concerns with the company.
Archives for October 2014
Enterprising Investors following the ModernGraham approach should keep a keen eye on American Express and pour some time into conducting further research. The Defensive Investor may not feel the same way, with concerns regarding the high PB ratio.
BlackRock definitely passes the initial requirements of both the Defensive Investor and the Enterprising Investor. The Defensive Investor’s only concern is the high PEmg ratio, while the Enterprising Investor has slight concerns regarding the level of debt relative to the net current assets.
On the surface, Xilinx. Inc. should attract both the Defensive Investor and the Enterprising Investor. The only requirement of either investor type which the company fails to satisfy is the Defensive Investor’s requirement of a low PB ratio.
Marathon Petroleum Corporation does not satisfy either the Defensive Investor or the Enterprising Investor. The Defensive Investor is concerned with the low current ratio, as well as the short earnings and dividend history.