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Beyond The Zulu Principle: Extraordinary Profits from Growth Shares by Jim Slater

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14. Putting it All Together

The preceding chapters have covered a large number of investment criteria for selecting growth shares. Some are mandatory, others are highly desirable and the remainder can best be looked upon as attractive bonuses. As a first step, I will list all of the criteria and group them into categories:

A. Mandatory

1. A PEG

Less than half of the shares in the FT-SE All-Share index have a PEG, so if a company has been awarded one it is an immediate and major plus point. It at least means that the company has a four-year pattern of growth, even if future prospects need to be combined with the past record to achieve that minimum requirement.

A compromise can sometimes be made when it is obvious that a company will ...

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