S&P's Buffett Stock Screen: September, 2008

S&P's Buffett Stock Screen: September, 2008

Standard & Poor's Senior Index Analyst Howard Silverblatt put together a stock screen that picks companies using criteria similar to those that fit the legendary investor Warren Buffett's (BusinessWeek.com) growth-oriented style.

It is important to note that these are not stocks that Buffett has purchased or announced plans to purchase. They are simply stocks that meet the criteria that Buffett has emphasized in the past. For more about the screen criteria, see "Stock screen: Buy 'em like Buffett?" (BusinessWeek.com, 9/5/08) .

Here are the 49 names that emerged when the screen was completed:

Alcon (ACL)

ASML Holding (ASML)

Autodesk (ADSK)

C.R. Bard (BCR)

Baxter International (BAX)

Becton, Dickinson (BDX)

BG Group (BRGYY)

Brown-Forman (BFB)

Canadian National Railway (CNI)

Charles Schwab (SCHW)

Franklin Resources (BEN)

Freeport-McMoran (FCX)

Garmin (GRMN)

Genentech (DNA)

Grupo Televisa (TV)

Halliburton (HAL)

Infosys Technologies (INFY)

Intercontinental Hotels (IHG)

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)

Lam Research (LRCX)

McDonald's (MCD)

MEMC Electronic Materials (WFR)

Microsoft (MSFT)

Mobile Telesystems (MBT)

National Semiconductor (NSM)

Novo-Nordisk (NVO)

Occidental Petroleum (OXY)

Oracle (ORCL)

Partner Communications (PTNR)

Philadelphia Cons. (PHLY)

Philippine Long Distance (PHI)

Qualcomm (QCOM)

Research in Motion (RIMM)

Reynolds American (RAI)


Satyam Computer Services (SAY)

Schlumberger (SLB)

SEI Investments (SEIC)

Sigma-Aldrich (SIAL)

Stryker (SYK)

Taiwan Semiconductor (TSM)

TD Ameritrade (AMTD)

Telefonica (TEF)

Tenaris (TS)

T. Rowe Price (TROW)

Turkcell Iletisim (TKC)

Vimpel Communications (VIP)

Wipro (WIT)

Wolters Kluwer (WTKWY)

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