Forward Thinking. Finding Value.

Growing Capital

Close the Discount

Written by PenderFund

The classic investing advice is to “buy low and sell high”. The objective of investing in “Close the Discount” ideas is to buy a stock when it is trading at a substantial discount to a […]

July 30, 2015
Growing Capital

Compounders

Written by PenderFund

Compounding is one of the bedrock concepts of investing – “the ability to generate earnings from previous earnings”1. For us, “Compounders” are those companies that can internally compound their intrinsic value at a mid-teens annualized […]

July 30, 2015
Events

“Always be open to good accidents”

Written by PenderFund

Berkshire Hathaway AGM 2015 – Pender’s Key Take Away Thoughts (Part 1) We attended the Berkshire Hathaway 2015 Annual Meeting in Omaha. We like to hear first hand from two of our value investing icons. […]

May 7, 2015
Protecting Capital

Duration

Written by PenderFund

Duration is a measure of a bond’s price sensitivity to a change in interest rates. It is a key factor in differentiating how funds are positioned for interest rate risk. The longer the duration (the […]

May 5, 2015
Growing Capital

Active Share

Written by PenderFund

Active share is a relatively new calculation1 and provides a measurement of whether or not a portfolio “hugs” an index or not, which is an indication of how actively a portfolio is being managed. An […]

February 27, 2015