6 Data Driven Reasons Why Micron Has 20% Upside

May 22, 2018 | Read Now

What You’ll Learn

– DRAM generates huge amounts of FCF.
– Fundamental metrics are pointing in the right direction with valuation multiples showing that MU is not expensive.
– Business risks exist with MU.
– Fair value from $58 to $75 with average fair value of $66.

Why This Is Not The Time To Buy Under Armour

May 17, 2018 | Read Now

What You’ll Learn

– Under Armour needs to improve performance and it has to be reflected in the financials first.
– Issues with inventory management. Quality factors are on the low end.
– Optimistic valuation is near current price.

The Yellowstone Factor: Minimizing Downside Risk

This is a summary of Mohnish Pabrai’s excellent take on the Yellowstone factor and how you can minimize downside risk.

Warren Buffett’s Words in 1974

May 11, 2018 | Read Now

What You’ll Learn
– What was Buffett saying in 1974?
– His simple tips to buy stocks

Let’s go back to 1974. The stock market had crashed from 1973 to the end of 1974 and an interview with Buffett was published in Forbes.
Here’s what 1973 to the end of 1974 looked like where the Dow crashed approx 45%.

Why Facebook Is Still Not Worth $174

May 1, 2018 | Read Now

What You’ll Learn

– The media had its fun during the month-long stint and is grasping at straws for attention.
– Master of Valuation Prof. Damodaran’s take on Facebook.
– Another look at Facebook’s valuation using a different valuation technique showing the fair value is around $210.

Worried About the Market? Protect Yourself with Valuation.

April 19, 2018 | Read Now

What You’ll Learn

– Why value investing is hard when the market keeps going up
– The type of noise you need to to ignore
– What type of advice to listen to
– Why valuation is key to any investment success

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Common Investing Mistakes to Avoid Like the Plague

April 18, 2018 | Read Now

I’ve written about this before, and seeing as how I’m the least perfect investor, allow me to share some of my common investing mistakes.

It’s time to confess.

My Common Investing Mistakes You Should Avoid

How to Value Stocks Using Absolute PE Model

April 12, 2018 | Read Now

What You Will Learn
– How to Value Stock Like a PRO Using the Absolute PE Model
– How to Apply the Core Principles of the PE Model and Stop Relying on Relative Valuations
– What are the Advantages and Disadvantages of the PE Model and Why You should Know it

Facebook is Not Worth $169

March 26, 2018 | Read Now

What You’ll Learn
– News about Cambridge Analytica is non-material to FB as an investment.
– 2 fundamental indicators showing just how strong FB is.
– A look at the different valuation methods used to show whether FB is a buy or not.

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Old School Value Nugget Fest (Mar 13th Edition)

March 13, 2018 | Read Now

Plane rides are super uncomfortable but I enjoy it because it’s the occasional chance where there are no distractions.

No pinging, no buzzing, no email, no internet. Nothing. Great time to catch up on some reading while on the plane to Chicago this weekend. The book for this flight was “Good Stocks Cheap”.

Let me tell you what’s good about it.

Ready to try Old School Value?

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