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The Secret Formula for Investing in These Stocks

By Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson - Apr 13, 2013 at 2:11PM

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Financial stocks are a special breed indeed. What's the most important predictive metric to look at in this space?

Recently, Motley Fool financial analyst Matt Koppenheffer took a hard dive into some serious number crunching, to correlate the relationship between several commonly used metrics for predicting financial stock performances, and how well those stocks actually did over the past 10 years.

In this video, he and his fellow Foolish financial analyst David Hanson discuss which metrics really did correlate to a strong performance over that period, and how people should invest today based on that information. 

 

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Stocks Mentioned

Wells Fargo & Company Stock Quote
Wells Fargo & Company
WFC
$43.71 (3.55%) $1.50
JPMorgan Chase & Co. Stock Quote
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
JPM
$122.18 (3.31%) $3.92
U.S. Bancorp Stock Quote
U.S. Bancorp
USB
$49.65 (2.86%) $1.38
SVB Financial Group Stock Quote
SVB Financial Group
SIVB
$447.99 (3.67%) $15.84

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