Definition of 'Value Investing'
- Trade at discounts to book value or tangible book value.
- Have high dividend yields.
- Have low price-to-earning multiples.
- Have low price-to-book ratios.
Berkshire Hathaway chairman Warren Buffett is a strong advocate of value investing. He has argued that the essence of value investing is to buy stocks at less than their intrinsic value. The discount of the market price to the intrinsic value is what Benjamin Graham called the "margin of safety".
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