OSAM: Here’s Why Value Factors Will Continue To Provide An Edge For Long Term Value Investors

Johnny HopkinsJames O’Shaughnessy, Value InvestingLeave a Comment

One of the firms that we like to follow closely here at The Acquirer’s Multiple is O’Shaughnessy Asset Management (OSAM), which is run by Jim and Patrick O’Shaughnessy and their team. OSAM recently released it Q218 Shareholder letter which provides some great insights on the future of value investing and why OSAM … Read More

Mario Gabelli: We’ll Use The Same Guiding Principles To Avoid Over-Paying For A Company’s Intrinsic Value And Lose Less During Market Manias

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One of the investors we follow closely here at The Acquirer’s Multiple is Mario Gabelli, Founder, Chairman and CEO of GAMCO Investors, Inc. Gabelli recently did a Q&A session with some folks at Reddit which provided some great value investing insights. Here’s an except from the thread on Reddit: Hello Reddit! … Read More

Mason Hawkins: Real Value Investing Has A Humility Not Present In Today’s More Popular Method Of Heavily Weighing The Qualitative Factors Of The Business And Minimizing The Importance Of Valuation

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One of the value investors we like to follow closely here at The Acquirer’s Multiple is Mason Hawkins, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Longleaf Partners (Longleaf). Last week Longleaf released its Q218 Shareholder Letter which contains a number of warnings for today’s investors saying: “Managers who say convincingly today that … Read More

Is David Einhorn’s Underperformance A Sign That Value Investing Is Set to Return

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Here’s a great article at CNBC which discusses the similarities between David Einhorn’s current performance and that of Julian Robertson’s Tiger Management back in 1999/2000. In terms of what Einhorn’s current performance means for the future of value investing, the article makes the following point: “The down-on-his-luck investor [Einhorn] may … Read More

Seth Klarman: Successful Value Investing Requires A Multi-Strategy Approach

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Back in 2008 Columbia Business School celebrated the 75th anniversary of the publication of Benjamin Graham and David Dodd’s Security Analysis. The anniversary celebration, hosted by the Heilbrunn Center for Graham & Dodd Investing, consisted of a symposium featuring contributors to the sixth edition of Security Analysis, including David Abrams, Bruce … Read More

Is Value Investing Broken? – Morningstar

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Just finished reading a great article titled – Is Value Investing Broken? – at Morningstar. The article demonstrates that while a value investing strategy can be difficult to stick to at times, it’s still a commonsense strategy that outperforms over time, based on the principle: cheap stuff outperforms expensive stuff … Read More

Value Investing Having Its Worst Run Since The Financial Crisis – WSJ

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If you’re wondering why your value investing strategy is under-performing you’ll be interested in this interview by Charlie Turner at Your Money Matters and The Wall Street Journal’s Steve Russolillo regarding the current under-performance of value investing. Russolillo says value funds globally are on track to post their worst performance this … Read More