The Intelligent Investor Summary

the intelligent investor summary

Defensive (Passive) Strategy

  1. Avoid small cap stocks unless it is a diversified small cap index
  2. Current assets at least double current liabilities
  3. Earnings shows stability over the previous ten year period
  4. Look for companies that have a history of paying dividends
  5. P/E ratio no more than 15 over the previous 3 years
  6. Multiply the P/E ratio by the price to book ratio, if the figure is less than 22.5 it is considered to be a reasonably priced stock.

Enterprising (Active) Strategy

  1. Current ratio > 1.5
  2. Debt < 110% of working capital
  3. Current EPS > EPS 5 years ago
  4. Dividend > 0
  5. Price to book < 1.2
  6. PE ratio < 10
  7. > 20 stocks
Margin of safety is apart of The Intelligent Investor Summary.
Value Investing by Anelia Vasileva.
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