One of the sweetest and most profitable pleasures of successful investing is to buy high-quality “value stocks” (or stocks that are reasonably priced, if not cheap, in relation to its sales, earnings or assets), then hold on to them as investors recognize the value and push up the share price.
Value stocks are typically stocks trading lower than their financial fundamentals suggest. They are perceived as undervalued, and have the potential to rise. Many new tech stocks, for instance, start out as growth stocks and transition into value stocks. When they look for value stocks to buy, investors usually start by looking at a few basic ratios. For example:
2- Low price-to-book-value ratio-another sign that stock is cheap in relation to other stocks on the market.
3- High dividend yield-the stock’s annual dividend divided by the share price. A high dividend yield could indicate a cheap stock that is set to rise.
Together, growth stocks and value stocks can form a winning combination. A growth stock can be a top performer while the company is growing. However, a single quarter of bad earnings can send it into a deep, though often temporary, slide. Value stocks can test your patience by moving sluggishly for months, if not years. But they can make up for it by rising sharply when investors discover their true value. Pat McKeough delves into a company’s financial statements and identifies value stocks. That’s important, because value stocks are the foundation of any long term investment strategy-and at TSI Network we recommend following our three-part Successful Investor strategy:
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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