Target Weight

 

Target Weight is the volatility adjusted recommended position size for a stock in your portfolio.

 

The size of your buy investment

It gives you an idea of what the percentage weighting of the stock should be in your portfolio when you buy it.

The indicator looks at the 20 day volatility of the stock and calculates the target weight accordingly.

The more volatile a stock is the lower the target weight will be.

The maximum target weight is 7%.

You can select Target Weight as a column output of your screen.

Target Weight
How to select Target Weight as a column

 

Keep in mind that the target weight will change on a daily basis because of stock price movements.

To track the target weight of stocks in your portfolio you build and save a Watchlist which can be called up with a few mouse clicks.

This article shows you how: Watch lists added to the screener - as many as you need