Getting Started with The Screener

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YCharts has one of the most powerful screeners on the web. With thoughtful starting lists, on-the-fly formulas, and a massive number of metrics, you can find amazing investment ideas.

The best way to experience the power of the screener is to see it in action. Check out the videos below to learn the ins and outs.

Defining a Starting List

This short video shows how to select a starting universe in the Screener.

Adding Basic Filters

This video gets into the meat of the screener: filtering companies based on screening criteria.

Adding Advanced Filters

And this video shows how to add advanced screening filters.

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