balance sheet ratios
20 Balance Sheet Ratios for Fundamental Analysis

We go through 20 must know balance sheet ratios.

Each one of these ratios should be in your arsenal for any fundamental analysis and interpretation.

Understand how topics like solvency ratios, Cash Conversion Cycle, and Debt-Equity ratios play a role in determining the health of a business.

Free download also available as a companion to the article.

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best free stock portfolio tracking spreadsheet
Best Free Stock Portfolio Tracking Spreadsheet

A comprehensive google spreadsheet to track your portfolio. Copy it to your account. Automatically pulls in stock prices along with useful charts to analyze your portfolio.

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changes in working capital, owner earnings and free cash flow
Changes in Working Capital, Owner Earnings and FCF

A breakdown of changes in working capital. How Buffett defines it and how to use it for valuation. Includes a free spreadsheet download to complement the article.

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cash flow ratios for investing
7 Cash Flow Ratios Every Investor Should Know

A list of ratios based on the cash flow statement that every value investor should know. Combine with the balance sheet ratios for power fundamental analysis.

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How to Value Stocks with Ben Graham Formula
How to Value Stocks with the Ben Graham Formula

Learn how to value stocks using a simple formula created by Ben Graham. A quick way to estimate the range of a stock for value investors using growth numbers. Download the companion Graham formula spreadsheet.

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does the magic formula work
Does the Magic Formula Work?

Joel Greenblatt created and wrote about the legendary Magic Formula. Here's our independent research to test verify whether the Magic Formula works in this day and age. The results will surprise you.

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How Warren Buffett interprets financial statements
How Warren Buffett Interprets Financial Statements

A guide to understand and interpret the financial statements. Discusses how Warren Buffett uses it to identify stocks and moats. Refer to the table at the end that summarizes the entire discussion.

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Old School Curated Links and News (October 17th Edition)

So did anyone notice what the market did this week? I’m sure you did. Anyway, here are links that you can spend your time reading. Brain food for value investors.

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Wesco Aircraft: Discarded Value in a Market of Increasing Risk and Uncertainty

Wesco Aircraft (WAIR) sparked my interest after ranking value attributes for a basket of over 3,000 companies. At first it was the large debt reduction since 2014. Then the aggressive and historical outsized insider buying over the past two months, mean reverting stock performance with a -44% 52-week price change near 52 week low.

Best of September Curated Investment Links

“Now with Sept. in the rearview mirror, investors are entering what has collectively been the best 3-mos period of the year for stocks over the last 20 years. Using the monthly seasonality of the Dow Jones Industrial Average over the last 20 years, the Dow has averaged a gain of 1.96% in Oct.
October has generally been considered the most volatile month of the year, but over the last 20 years, investors have seen positive stock market prices 7% of the time during this Halloween month.”

New OSV Online Goodies Waiting for You

Another month has flown and our bag of goodies continues to get bigger.

I’ll also share a sneak peek of what we working on, so keep reading.

Back in August, I shared what we added. This time around, we added the following…

My Detailed Notes to Moats and Competitive Advantages

What You’ll Learn

– Why moats matter
– What makes a moat and how it is created and widened
– What isn’t a moat and what does not add to moat
– PDF notes

Old School Curated Links and News (Sep 13th Edition)

Here is this week’s reading links. Enjoy  👍 Old School Value Articles You May Have Missed Xmas is Here Early. Buckets […]

Best of August Curated Investment Links

August 2017 has been a difficult time for so many in the US.

Hurricane Harvey destroyed Houston and thousands of families have to piece together what they have left and figure out how to restart.

My heart goes out to anyone impacted by this.

At Old School Value, we kicked butt in August. We pushed our latest update to Old School Value and we have already moved onto our end of year phase to make OSV even better.


Free resources to discover

Download 3 free stock calculator spreadsheets following the methods we use for our DCF, Grahams Formula and DuPont Analysis.

Understand the value of a stock as well as a deeper dive into how ROE is calculated.

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value stock screener pre-defined list

Download a PDF of an independent study performed to validate and evaluate the performance of our Action Score Stock Grading and Valuation tool. Statiscal data with easy to understand explanations on how to interpret the data. See how the stock grading system works and leverage the work to pick winning stocks.

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Action Score Stock Grader Validation and Test

See how you can leverage the Old School Value stock grading and valuation tool to achieve market beating returns to generate a bigger portfolio. We disclose the 2016 performance and disclose how to piggyback our proven scoring and ratings system.

CHECK THE PERFORMANCE

Action Score Stock Grader Performance

Enjoy our various list of value focused, free pre-defined stock screens.

Based on the ideas of Graham, Buffett, Greenblatt and other strategies.

Updated weekly.

GO TO FREE SCREENERS

value stock screener pre-defined list

A recommended reading list for anyone interested in fundamental analysis and value investing.

Each book is categorized into difficult.

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9 value investing blogs that we highly recommend.

Excellent quality with a focus on education.

SEE THE BEST BLOGS

If you are running low on ideas of want to jumpstart your idea brain, check out these sites.

We have collected the best sites that offer quality stock ideas without any sales or being pushy.

SEE STOCK IDEA SITES

From books, to websites, to podcasts, newsletters and more, we list the 60 best investing resources related to value investing you would be crazy to miss.

EXPLORE THE RESOURCES

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