Bargain stocks are typically stocks trading at low prices that don’t reflect their value in terms of fundamentals such as earnings, cash flow and low debt.
Bargain stocks are typically stocks trading at low prices that don’t reflect their intrinsic value in terms of fundamentals such as earnings, cash flow and low debt. They may also carry undervalued assets on their balance sheets, hold large patent portfolios or spend high amounts on research and development that will yield future benefits.
Bargain stocks can also have value hidden in real estate they’ve purchased. For instance, when a company buys real estate, the purchase price goes on its balance sheet as the value of the asset. Over a period of years or decades, the market value of that real estate may climb substantially. But the historical purchase price remains unchanged on the balance sheet.
Bargain stocks may also have hidden assets in their relationship with a clientele of loyal customers. After a series of satisfactory dealings, long-time customers develop a level of trust that makes them receptive to related offerings from the company.
At TSI Network we often recommend stocks we feel are bargains in terms of their fundamentals as well as hidden assets. We also advise following our three-part Successful Investor philosophy for investing:
Invest mainly in well-established companies;
Spread your money out across most if not all of the five main economic sectors (Manufacturing & Industry; Resources & Commodities; Consumer; Finance; Utilities);
Downplay or avoid stocks in the broker/media limelight.
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