Michael Mauboussin: The Five Principles of Good Capital Allocation

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We’ve just been re-reading Michael Mauboussin’s great paper on capital allocation titled – Capital Allocation Evidence, Analytical Methods, and Assessment Guidance. At the end of the document Mauboussin provides his five principles of good capital allocation and his conclusions. Here’s an excerpt from the paper: Five Principles of Capital Allocation. … Read More

Michael Mauboussin: ‘Procyclicality’- How It Drives Market Cycles To Extremes

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Michael Mauboussin recently released a great paper called – Procyclicality And Its Extremes in which he discusses ‘Procyclicality’ and how it drives market cycles to extremes. He also provides indicators of procyclicality and methods for coping with, and profiting from it. Here is an excerpt from that paper: In economics, procyclical … Read More

Michael Mauboussin: The Babe Ruth Effect Generates More Successful Returns

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Here’s a great lesson from Michael Mauboussin’s book – More Than You Know. Mauboussin highlights the point that when it comes to successful investing it’s not about the frequency of correctness that matters in stock picking, it’s the magnitude of correctness that matters. This is called the Babe Ruth Effect. Here’s an excerpt from … Read More

Michael Mauboussin: The Incredible Shrinking Universe of Stocks – The Causes and Consequences of Fewer U.S. Equities

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Michael Mauboussin and the team at Credit Suisse Global Financial Strategies recently published a report on The Incredible Shrinking Universe of Stocks – The Causes and Consequences of Fewer U.S. Equities. It’s a fascinating read. The report states: There has been a sharp fall in the number of listed stocks in … Read More

Michael Mauboussin – Common Mistakes Even Smart Investors Make

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(Image Source, YouTube.com, [Accessed 5 Mar, 2017]) One of our favorite investors here at The Acquirer’s Multiple – Stock Screener is Michael Mauboussin. Mauboussin is the Managing Director and Head of Global Financial Strategies at Credit Suisse. He’s also written three books, he’s been an adjunct professor of finance at Columbia Business School since … Read More

Michael Mauboussin – What Did Abe Lincoln & Baboons Teach Us About Investing?

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One of our favorite investors here at The Acquirer’s Multiple is Michael Mauboussin. Mauboussin is the Managing Director and Head of Global Financial Strategies at Credit Suisse. He’s also written three books, he’s been an adjunct professor of finance at Columbia Business School since 1993, and received the Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence … Read More

The Bible On Capital Allocation plus His Checklist – Michael Mauboussin

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There are a number of metrics that we use here at The Acquirer’s Multiple to establish a company’s valuation, quality and shareholder returns. One of my favorites, provided by our Deep Value Stock Screener, is Shareholder Yield. Shareholder Yield tells us what’s being returned to shareholders through a combination of dividends and … Read More