In this week’s discussion of The Intelligent Investor, we use Graham’s ideas to compare four listed companies: Amazon, Intel, Netflix, and Wells Fargo. Even if you don’t have the book I think you will find our discussions to be very useful in your own understanding of value investing, and you can still bring a lot to the discussion from your own experiences as an investor.
In this Company of the Week series, we will delve into more detail about a specific company that performed well in the first two areas. This week, the company chosen, Intel Corp, is one of the most undervalued out of all 240+ companies in the ModernGraham database.
Intel Corp. fares extremely well in the ModernGraham requirements, passing every test of both the Defensive Investor and the Enterprising Investor. This is a company that appears to present low risk of financial strife and may present relative safety of principal.
Company ProfileÂ (obtained fromÂ Google Finance):Â Intel Corporation designs and manufactures integrated digital technology platforms. A platform consists of a microprocessor and chipset. The Company sells these platforms primarily to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), original design manufacturers (ODMs), and industrial and communications equipment manufacturers in the computing and communications industries. The Companyâ€™s platforms are used in a range […]
The company of the week this week is Intel Corporation (INTC), the semiconductor chip maker whose products are the building blocks for computers, servers, and networking communication devices. As we did last week, we will be looking reviewing the company using Warren Buffett’s approach for the Business & Management Review. We will also use Benjamin […]
Microchip Technology Inc. does not satisfy the requirements of either the Enterprising Investor or the more conservative Defensive Investor. The Defensive Investor is concerned with the low current ratio, insufficient earnings growth over the last ten years, and the high PEmg and PB ratios.
Broadcom Inc does not satisfy the requirements of either the Enterprising Investor or the more conservative Defensive Investor. The Defensive Investor is concerned with the insufficient earnings stability over the last ten years, and the poor dividend history, and the high PB ratio.