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Buying at a discount to assets

Oct 21, 2013

Buying at a discount to assets

Value investing involves buying stocks at a discount to what they are actually worth. There are several ways to do this. One such way is to buy a stock at a discount to what its assets are worth. This article gives a detailed explanation on what this strategy involves as well as its merits. Value Walk

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Why it pays to buy good companies at a fair price

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Devanshu Sampat

Devanshu Sampat (Research Analyst) has a degree in commerce and nearly 5 years of experience in equity research. He draws inspiration from successful value investors across the globe and constantly endeavours to refine his own unique stock picking approach. While a firm advocate of the principles of value investing, he believes in adapting a versatile investing strategy in response to varying market conditions. Devanshu contributes to our Megatrend investing service The India Letter.

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