How To Find Good Businesses Using A Three-Legged Milking Stool – Chuck Akre

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(Image Credit, dailymotion.com) Chuck Akre is the founder of Akre Capital Management LLC. His firm has $4.8 Billion in Assets Under Management (Form ADV from 2015-11-01). Akre uses a classic value approach in selecting companies for his portfolio. He likes to buy companies with strong business model demonstrating consistent earnings growth, high … Read More

What Makes a Great Value Investor – Richard Pzena

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(Image Credit, cnbc.com) Richard “Rich” Pzena is the founder and chief investment officer of Pzena Investment Management, a New York-based deep value investment firm with over $20 billion in assets under management. According to Graham and Doddsville, Pzena Investment Management’s Value fund has compiled an annualized compounded return of 16.3% … Read More

The Three Toughest Words In The Investment Business, “I Don’t Know” – Chris Browne

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(Image Credit, bc.sas.upenn.edu) Chris Browne was best known as the Managing Director of the legendary investing firm Tweedy Browne & Co. Tweedy, Browne Company LLC, a successor to Tweedy & Co., was first established by Forrest Birchard Tweedy in 1920 as a dealer in closely held and inactively traded securities. The firm’s … Read More

If Value Investing Was Easy, Everyone Would Be Doing It! – Jean-Marie Eveillard

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(Image Credit, investmentnews.com) Jean-Marie Eveillard is an investing legend. He’s widely recognized as one of the first truly global value investors. Eveillard became a senior advisor to the First Eagle Investment Management Global Value team in March 2009 and now serves as board trustee to First Eagle Funds. From 1993–2004, … Read More

How To Pick Good Stocks By Trying To Kill The Business (Strategy) – Bruce Berkowitz

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(Image Credit, institutionalinvestor.com) One investor I like to follow closely, is Bruce Berkowitz. Berkowitz is the Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Fairholme Capital Management, and President and a Director of Fairholme Funds, Inc. In 2010, Berkowitz was named as the 2009 Domestic-Stock Fund Manager of the Year by Morningstar as … Read More

Undervalued Stocks | Bridgepoint Education Inc (NYSE:BPI)

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As Tobias reported yesterday, Bridgepoint Education Inc (NYSE:BPI) is the best value stock in All Investable Screener. Bridgepoint are a provider of post-secondary education services. Its academic institutions, Ashford University® and University of the RockiesSM, offer associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs. As of June 30, 2016, the company’s combined institutions offered approximately … Read More

The Lehman Brothers $1.1 Billion Discrepancy, “Accounting Ingenuity” – David Einhorn

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(Image Credit, forbes.com) David Einhorn is one of most famous hedge fund managers on the planet and a master of company analysis. He’s the founder and president of Greenlight Capital, a “long-short value-oriented hedge fund”, which he started in 1996 with $900,000. The fund now has $9.27 Billion in assets under … Read More

How Do You Know When a Company is in “The Value Zone” – Arnold Van Den Berg

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(Image Credit, gurufocus.com) Value investor, Arnold Van Den Berg founded Century Management in 1974. He is a principal of the firm, the Chief Executive Officer, and co-Chief Investment Officer. According to investment-advisors.credio.com, Century Management has $1.03 Billion in Assets Under Management. Van Den Berg has no formal college education but gained his market … Read More

How to Develop a Simple Investing Strategy, and Don’t Try to Calculate Intrinsic Value – Charles Mizrahi

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(Image Credit, twitter.com) A lot of investors have never heard of Charles Mizrahi. Mizrahi is editor of the Hidden Values Alert and the Inevitable Wealth Portfolio newsletters. Hidden Values Alert has been named one of Marketwatch.com’s 10 Best Advisors from October 2007 to January 2015…a period that included the Financial Crisis of 2008 and … Read More

How to Find Great Investments, and Why You Should Ignore DCF’s – David Winters

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(Image Credit, www.reuters.com) David Winters is an awesome value investor and Founder and Chief Investment Officer of The Wintergreen Fund. Prior to founding Wintergreen Advisors in 2005, Winters was Chief Investment Officer of Franklin Mutual Advisors and Portfolio manager of the Franklin Mutual Discovery Fund. Winters joined Mutual Series in … Read More