While ModernGraham supports the bottom-up approach to investing, many investors do utilize the top-down method, whereby an industry is selected before the company itself. With that in mind, this article will take a brief look at the best companies of the retail industry, selecting the most promising investment opportunities within the industry, and giving a broad look into the industry as a whole.
Here’s a summary of the 15 best stocks for value investors from the week’s ModernGraham valuations.
Ann Inc. qualifies for the Enterprising Investor but not the more conservative Defensive Investor. The Defensive Investor is concerned with the low current ratio, the insufficient earnings growth or stability over the last ten years, the lack of dividends, and the high PEmg and PB ratios.