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Value Investing

Value investing is the tried and true method of building long-term wealth by investing in under-appreciated companies. While the stock market has seen many innovations since the birth of value investing in the late 1920’s, the basic principle remains the same—good companies bought at a good price, make for great value investments.

Check out the value investing archive below for in-depth commentary on investing in companies with strong fundamentals. You will uncover our top market insights, latest trend analysis, and forward-thinking stock picks among some the most stable blue-chip companies.

To learn how you can increase the effectiveness of your value investments, check out our free stock diversification and asset allocation report, which uncovers the strategies stock market professionals use to build lasting, long-term wealth for their portfolios.

There’s Always a Small-Cap Bull Market Somewhere

It's important to consider foreign stocks in order to maximize your returns.

Knowing When to Cash In

A recent Roadrunner call shows the importance of knowing when to sell.

A Sharp Dressed Stock

G-III Apparel keeps its winning streak alive.

Soaring to New Highs

It's not yet time yet to turn bearish on stocks.

Stunning Victory for United Therapeutics

A favorable court decision leads to a one-day jump of more than 28 percent.

Buying Biotech

The recent trend toward buyouts of small-cap biotech companies.

Why Small Caps Make Sense for Retirees

They don’t just grow your nest egg – they can prolong its life.

Why the Stock Market Stalled

Is It Time to Go for Value or Momentum?

Valuing Stocks Using a Snapshot Multiple Requires Earnings Predictability

Companies with predictable earnings have historically outperformed because investors value stability and are willing to pay for it. Fortunately, predictable companies are also easier to value accurately using snapshot earnings multiples, but it only works if one spends the time analyzing the income statement and isolating core earnings from reported earnings. Ignoring the anchoring bias of current market prices is the key to value-investing success.

How to Value a Stock Using the Income Statement

Determining the value of a stock is important to successful investing. However, for growth investors, a stock's present value is based on an accurate forecast of future earnings,  which is no easy task. Which is better: the false certainty of a discounted cash flow (DCF) analysis or the admitted inaccuracy of a snapshot earnings multiple?

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