10 Companies Benjamin Graham Would Invest In Today – March 2016
Out of the multitude of companies, which ones would legendary value investor Benjamin Graham buy today? I’ve compiled ten great companies that fit the ModernGraham criteria, based on Benjamin Graham’s methods. The companies in this list pass the rigorous requirements of either the Defensive Investor or the Enterprising Investor and are undervalued by the market.
Principal Financial Group Inc Valuation – March 2016 $PFG
Principal Financial Group Inc qualifies for both the Defensive Investor and the Enterprising Investor. In fact, the company meets all of the requirements of both investor types, a rare accomplishment indicative of the company’s strong financial position.
Merck & Co Inc Valuation – March 2016 $MRK
Merck & Co., Inc. is suitable for the Enterprising Investor but not the more conservative Defensive Investor. The Defensive Investor is concerned with the low current ratio, insufficient earnings stability or growth over the last ten years, and the high PB ratio.
Stocks Trading Below Their Graham Number – March 2016
One popular approach to investing based on Benjamin Graham’s methods is to use the so-called “Graham Number.” Â There are some important differences between the Graham Number and the Graham Formula, but using the Graham Number is definitely useful even if the investor only uses it as a screening tactic. I’ve selected the best companies reviewed […]