I have plans to initiate a position in regard to stocks mentioned in this article. I wrote this article myself, and it expresses my own opinions. I am not receiving compensation for it (other than from subscribers to Premium Membership). I have no business relationship with any company whose stock is mentioned in this article. Adding this stock to The Value investor Report … [Read more...] about NYSE Miner Added To The Value Investor Report
Yes that right, a London listed (AIM) profitable company selling for 8% of it's net tangible asset value. How did I find this stock? By using a bespoke screener in ADVFN. Which is free. As you can imagine a stock selling that low is not without it's problems. But still, a stock selling that low should be included in a diversified portfolio hence why I've added it … [Read more...] about Here’s A Profitable Company Selling For 8% of Its Net Tangible Asset Value
In part from this recent post and a recent comment on this post, today's post will show you how you can screen for UK stocks that are selling below their cash using ADVFN. The following procedure assumes that you already have a free ADVFN account. If not you can sign up here. How To Screen For UK Stocks Selling Below Their Cash Once you've logged into ADVFN click on … [Read more...] about How To Screen For UK Stocks Selling Below Their Cash
Purely in the interests of keeping myself motivated at these all time highs whether you're a private investor, equity analyst, professional money manager, credit analyst (pretty much anyone who is thinking where is the value right now?) I present my simple solution below. Granted its not very original but its a solution that is working for me, I hope it will for you too … [Read more...] about How To Find Undervalued Stocks At All Time Highs
A balance sheet also sometimes referred to as a statement of financial position is a document prepared by an accountant that shows you what a company owns and what it owes. Companies are required by law to publish their accounts including the balance sheet every year at a minimum but may also publish their accounts every 3 months (US) or 6 months (UK). This is what Bruce … [Read more...] about What Is A Balance Sheet?
Are you short of time but need to value a stocks quickly? Are you looking to get the job done using reliable and free financial data? If you need to do preliminary research on a company that interests you but have limited time in which to do it you're not alone. The good news is that you needn't spend hours valuing a company. There are many time efficient strategies you … [Read more...] about How To Value A Stock Quickly
It is said that by the age of 10, Warren Buffett had read all of the books in the Omaha Public Library with the word finance in the title. Because he loved reading about finance so much, he read some of the books twice. Today, if you were to share a private jet with him, he'd exchange pleasantries and then begin reading. Today's post shows you one of the ways that I look for … [Read more...] about How To Find Undervalued Stocks
Today's post is part 1 of 2 in which I share with you how Walter Schloss took Ben Graham's balance sheet approach to investing and made it his own. In part 2 in this series of posts, I show you how you can use ADVFN to obtain a list of stocks and shares using Schloss' interpretation of Graham's criteria. This is important because Schloss' track record is well documented … [Read more...] about How To Use ADVFN To Invest Like Ben Graham And Walter Schloss – Part 1
Microsoft are the worst investors in the world. The news wires today have announced that Microsoft has written off $6.2 billion mostly related to its 2007 aQuantive Inc. acquisition. Microsoft paid $6.3 billion in 2007 for Aquantive that Microsoft valued five years later at $0.1 billion due to the $6.2 billion write off. Let's see how not to invest in companies. How … [Read more...] about Do You Make This Classic Investing Mistake?
This post follows on from You Don't Need To Be Warren Buffett To Understand Goodwill And Intangibles part 1 by looking at how companies value goodwill and how they explain what goodwill is in the notes to their accounts. Today's post will review why you should remove goodwill and intangibles from the valuation of a company like Ben Graham and Walter Schloss. We will look … [Read more...] about You Don’t Need To Be Warren Buffett To Understand Goodwill And Intangibles – Part 2
My experience reading notes to financial statements about goodwill and intangibles has made me a lazy investor: I simply cannot be bothered with the legwork of placing a value on goodwill and intangibles when so much of it is make believe, especially when you consider the concept of goodwill from our good friends at Wikipedia: “Goodwill is an accounting concept meaning the … [Read more...] about You Don’t Need To Be Warren Buffett To Understand Goodwill And Intangibles – Part 1