Contrarian Investing Strategy Two

Relative P/E, P/CF, P/D and P/BV Strategy

This strategy looks at relative industry strength.  The lowest P/E companies within an industry regardless of how high or low the general price of the industry group. The advantage of this strategy is that buying the lowest values stocks in each major industry opens a much larger investment universe than just using strategy #1. The relative […]

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Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett Investment Philosophy

Warren Buffett’s philosophy can be summarized into key principles: If you had invested $100 in Berkshire Hathaway when he took over in 1965, you would have about $220,000 today.   He views investing as buying a piece of a business, rather than “renting” shares of a company for the short term. Buffett looks at business fundamentals and […]

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The Forecasting Pitfall of Fundamental Analysis

The Forecasting Pitfall of Fundamental Analysis

The Association methodology is ‘contrarian’ because it is quite different than most applications of fundamental analysis. The fundamental analysis technique is generally used by banks, pension funds and the majority of security analysts.  There are different styles of fundamental investing which range from momentum and growth investing to value and contrarian investing. In general, a fundamentalist believes that […]

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David Dreman

David Dreman Investment Philosophy

David Dreman summarized his investment philosophy as the following: Psychological biases tend to interfere with sound investment decisions, but investors who understand these biases can prevent them from affecting their own judgment and can profit from the biases in others. To prevent the biases from affecting your own decisions: Don’t be influenced by a hot […]

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Contrarian Investing Philosophy

Contrarian Investing Philosophy

A Contrarian Investor, generally focuses on turnaround situations and stocks currently out of favor, practicing patience and long-term investing.  Contrarian investors known as Contrarians looks for strongly financed, growing companies that are undervalued by the market for the wrong reasons, believing that the market will come to appreciate their true value over time.  This investing […]

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