In finance a security that is labelled a “special situation” is generally undergoing a perceived value changing event such as a restructuring, merger or acquisition and even bankruptcy proceedings. The situation could have positive or […]
Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger said it best when they recommended that investors stay within their “Circle of Competence”. Your circle of competence is the knowledge base you have developed, over and above the average […]
The phrase “predictive attributes” has been coined to describe a set of characteristics that a company may have that tip the odds in favour of potential outperformance. Some attributes that we believe are potentially predictive […]
“All investment evaluations should begin by measuring risk.” — Charlie Munger, Vice Chairman – Berkshire Hathaway We are old fashioned when it comes to our definition of risk. We concur with the dictionary’s basic term, […]
Technically, volatility refers to the average difference between a stock’s expected and actual returns. The actual returns may be above or below what is expected or benchmarked, and diversifying a portfolio will smooth the overall […]
At its most simple, value investing is an investing strategy whereby investors buy a stock they believe to be undervalued (compared to an estimate of the company’s intrinsic value), with a view to profiting when […]
Yield measures a bond’s rate of return. It is calculated differently than a regular stock return because it takes into account the interest and coupon rates, as well as the time to maturity. Related Content:[catlist […]
Benjamin Graham, believed by many to be the father of value investing, wrote in his book The Intelligent Investor, “Confronted with [the] challenge to distill the secret of sound investment into three words, we venture […]
Intrinsic value is the actual value of a company as opposed to its current market price. If an investor can conservatively estimate an actual intrinsic value range for a company, then he or she can […]
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