These are the “widest discounts to sum of the parts I have tracked in many years; I see … excellent long term value here…”
These are the words from a fellow analyst regarding two specific JSE listed investment companies.
Following his statement, I had a deeper look at the two he refers to as well as other companies. And what I found is astounding.
Businesses are selling at 15%, ... ››› more
Joshua Benton, Editor of Real Wealth loves looking at the strategies of the investment greats.
Earlier this week I was having a cup of coffee with Joshua. He started telling me about a legendary investment move made by one of the greatest investors of all time, Sir John Templeton.
It sounded more like legend than truth.
But in the end, when Joshua showed me how to apply the strategy be... ››› more
You've heard the term ‘Buy when there's blood on the streets'.
This is contrarian investing at its hear. But it's been proven true time and again.
In fact, if you'd simply bought a simple ETF like Satrix 40 following the 2008 financial crisis, you'd have made around 70%.
Investing in individual shares following the same crisis would've made you 200%, 300% and in many cases, 600% or m... ››› more
Have you heard of legendary investor and mutual fund pioneer Sir John Templeton?
If you haven't, let me tell you a bit about him.
John Templeton became a billionaire by pioneering the use of globally diversified mutual funds.
He was known for his investment strategy of buying stocks in times when there was huge pessimism in the markets.
He was called the "bargain hunter" for his treme... ››› more
Finding undervalued shares to invest in can be very profitable.
You hope that over the long-term, the market will recognise the underlying value of the company and reward you handsomely as the share price moves higher.
So how can you go about finding such stock market bargains?
Let's take a closer look…
Start off with a company’s book value
A company’s book value comes und... ››› more
I bet it's not easy for you to pick a great stock. In almost every case, you have already priced good and bad news about the company into the stock's share price. But every once in a while the market misprices a stock.
So how do you find these hidden gems?
The one number you need to have to find bargain stocks
A company's price to earnings ratio, or P/E, is one of the mos... ››› more
When it comes to investing in the very best companies out there, it's not easy to buy into them at a good price. They trade at a premium.
But if you have patience, you can grab these companies at good prices. This stock trading strategy has helped Warren Buffett make his billions.
Read on to uncover how you can do it…
It all comes down to the way you treat events as an investor
This st... ››› more
If you're looking to invest in a share that could return your original investment many times over, then the price earnings to growth (PEG) ratio could hold the key. This ratio compares a company's price earnings (PE) ratio with the rate its earnings are going. If you apply the ratio correctly you can find out if you've found a bargain growth stock. Read on to find out how to calculate the PEG rati... ››› more
There is an old style of investing, so lucrative; it's still in use today... It's a method used the by some of the world's greatest investors like Benjamin Graham and Warren Buffett. It's so valuable that it is known as the 'the stock market bible'!The thing is, you don't need to be a financial expert to adopt the techniques in this book! In fact, I believe, anyone can use the same strategies to e... ››› more
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