Introducing Acquirers Funds®

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We’ve launched a new investment firm called Acquirers Funds® to help you put the acquirer’s multiple into action. Acquirers Funds® Our investment process begins with The Acquirer’s Multiple®, the measure used by activists and buyout firms to identify potential targets. We believe deeply undervalued, and out-of-favor stocks offer asymmetric returns, with … Read More

One Stock Superinvestors Are Selling

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As part of the weekly research here at The Acquirer’s Multiple we’re always interested in superinvestors who hold the same stocks that appear in our Acquirer’s Multiple Stock Screeners, based on their latest 13F’s. Investors such as Warren Buffett, Joel Greenblatt, Carl Icahn, Jim Simons, Prem Watsa, Jeremy Grantham, Seth … Read More

Pzena: The Opportunity In Value Stocks Is Compelling

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In their latest Q3 2021 Market Commentary, Pzena discuss the compelling opportunity in value stocks. Here’s an excerpt from the commentary: We have argued for some time that the opportunity in value stocks is compelling: valuations are cheap, operating metrics are strong, and they offer high single-digit to low double-digit … Read More

Late Innings Complacency

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In their recent episode of the VALUE: After Hours Podcast, Jake Taylor, Bill Brewster, and Tobias Carlisle discussed Late Innings Complacency. Here’s an excerpt from the episode: Jake: Sure. Like I said at the intro, sometimes, there’s a lot of sometimes people complaining that I don’t share personal things, whatever. … Read More

One Stock Superinvestors Are Buying

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As part of the weekly research here at The Acquirer’s Multiple we’re always interested in investing gurus who hold the same stocks that appear in our Acquirer’s Multiple Stock Screeners, based on their latest 13F’s. Investors such as Warren Buffett, Joel Greenblatt, Carl Icahn, Jim Simons, Prem Watsa, Jeremy Grantham, … Read More

Gamification Of Digital Advertising

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In their recent episode of the VALUE: After Hours Podcast, Jake Taylor, Bill Brewster, and Tobias Carlisle discussed the Gamification Of Digital Advertising. Here’s an excerpt from the episode: Bill: Well, I think Facebook is a good example of something that is not an old-world company. But Facebook to me … Read More

James Montier: The Dangers Of Diversification

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In his book – Value Investing: Tools and Techniques for Intelligent Investment, James Montier discusses the dangers of diversification. Here’s an excerpt from the book: If religion has been the cause of most wars, then ‘diversification’ lies close to the heart of many financial disasters. All too often, too narrow … Read More

Dan Loeb Top 10 Holdings – Latest 13F

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One of the best resources for investors are the publicly available 13F-HR documents that each fund is required to submit to the SEC. These documents allow investors to track their favorite superinvestors, their fund’s current holdings, plus their new buys and sold out positions. We spend a lot of time … Read More

Returns to Companies with Negative and Positive Cash Flow from Operations (Russell 3000 OCF TTM <= 0 vs OCF TTM > 0) January 1999 to October 2021

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Companies that generate cash flow from operations consistently outperform those that don’t, but not always. Since 1999 companies in the Russell 3000 that generate cash flow have returned about ten times more than the cash incinerators. That’s probably what you expected to see. But the scale of outperformance might be … Read More