Value Investing: From Graham to Buffett and Beyond

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John Wiley & Sons, Jan 26, 2004 - Business & Economics - 320 pages
From the "guru to Wall Street's gurus" comes the fundamental techniques of value investing and their applications
Bruce Greenwald is one of the leading authorities on value investing. Some of the savviest people on Wall Street have taken his Columbia Business School executive education course on the subject. Now this dynamic and popular teacher, with some colleagues, reveals the fundamental principles of value investing, the one investment technique that has proven itself consistently over time. After covering general techniques of value investing, the book proceeds to illustrate their applications through profiles of Warren Buffett, Michael Price, Mario Gabellio, and other successful value investors. A number of case studies highlight the techniques in practice.
Bruce C. N. Greenwald (New York, NY) is the Robert Heilbrunn Professor of Finance and Asset Management at Columbia University. Judd Kahn, PhD (New York, NY), is a member of Morningside Value Investors. Paul D. Sonkin (New York, NY) is the investment manager of the Hummingbird Value Fund. Michael van Biema (New York, NY) is an Assistant Professor at the Graduate School of Business, Columbia University.


Definitions Distinctions Results Risks
Fish Where the Fish Are
Valuation in Principle Valuation in Practice
From Book Value to Reproduction Costs
Assets Plus Franchise
The Earnings Power of WD40
The Value of Growth within the Franchise
Risk Diversification and Default
Discovering and Unlocking the Private
Investigate Concentrate andWatch
Investing in Investors
Distressed Sellers Absent Buyers
Discipline Patience Focus and Power
Keep It Simple and Cheap
Small Is Beautiful Especially When

Investing Is Allocating Capital

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BRUCE C. N. GREENWALD is the Robert Heilbrunn Professor of Finance and Asset Management at Columbia University Graduate School of Business.

JUDD KAHN has taught history, served in city government, and worked as a securities analyst, a CFO, and a management consultant. He has a PhD in history from the University of California, Berkeley.

PAUL D. SONKIN is the investment manager of the Hummingbird Value Fund. He has worked at the SEC, Goldman Sachs, Royce Funds, and First Manhattan Company. He holds an MBA from Columbia.

MICHAEL van BIEMA is a member of the finance faculty of Columbia Business School. Prior to joining the faculty of Columbia, he was a principal at the RONIN Corporation, a management consulting firm, and the cofounder of several technology companies. He has a PhD from Columbia in computer science.

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