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Your Source for the Best Value Stocks to Buy Now
Value investing works, but it is not always simple to practice. Whether you are a do-it-yourself value investor, or someone who wants stock advice from an expert with outstanding track record, you will find all you need at Value Stock Guide.
Since 2011, I have helped value investors like you invest in the stock market with discipline and confidence and unparalleled stock market investment advice based on value investing principles. We have out-performed S&P 500, Russell 2000 and BRKA since the inception of the service, during a time when value investing as a strategy has lagged the broad stock market.
We did this with superior value stock selection, optimal portfolio construction, and uncompromising attention to managing risk. Starting today, you can choose to adopt this investment rigor and accrue its immense benefits.
The stock market game is rigged in favor of skill and experience. The Random Walk is a myth. Wealth migrates from the impatient to the patient. Successful value investing is much more than just buying a group of value stocks. Best investors succeed because they construct their portfolios intelligently, allocate their capital optimally, and manage their risk uncompromisingly. This is my wish for you.
Here you will find some of the best value stocks to buy now in the US stock market. I also give you general value investing advice that will help you manage your portfolio for sustained growth in the years to come. As a value investor, you need ideas, tips, advice and caution when needed - you will find it all here. You will also find abundance of patience and discipline that you can use in your investment practice.
My name is Shailesh Kumar, MBA. I am a long term value investor, former management consultant, CFO and a business owner, and a published author. You may have seen me on NY Times, CNBC, US News, Huffington Post, Forbes, and other national publications. I manage the Value Stock Guide Premium portfolio for my members and share my ideas and thoughts on this website.
I am glad you are here. I look forward to working with you and growing your wealth in a steady and disciplined way.
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We focus on value. Glamour does not interest us. Intrinsic value of a company drives our investment decisions. Price is secondary to value.
Our goal is long term portfolio growth. Stocks in the portfolio should work alone and they should also work together to manage risk and optimize portfolio growth
We do not compromise on value investing principles. We do not fall for temptations. Trading is not investing.
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Value investing is hard. We simplify it for you. We marry intelligent asset allocation and superior stock selection for optimum growth.
What do You Need to Succeed in Value Investing?
Investors often assume that seeking out great value stocks will automatically help them beat the market. Certainly you need great value stocks to make any headway with your portfolio, but that is not enough. Of far more importance is your own temperament. Do you panic when the market does? Do you dance to the Fed tune? Do you invest with your own retirement in mind? Do you hedge your risks? Do you even know which risks are present in your portfolio? Do you change your judgement with every earning report? Is your investment horizon limited to next quarter or next year?
The answers to above questions will help you judge whether you can succeed in value investing. When I discuss long term horizons with investors, I realize that my understanding of the word "long term" is very different from what most investors think of long term. Your value stocks portfolio should be the one that you are not counting on to pay bills, pay for college or pay for retirement. This portfolio should be the one that you will pass on to your next generation. You need to nurture the value stocks you own until they give up the profits you desire (or become unsuitable for a long term hold). You should also be willing to sit out of the market for years if the value stocks are not readily available for investment. You pretty much need 20-30 stocks in your lifetime to make your wealth. Bide your time and stop chasing every little thing that comes your way.
Investing is a marathon, not a sprint. When you look around, investors have ploughed billions in value oriented mutual fund accounts. But in times of market excess, such as the current market, investors leave value funds in droves to chase the growth or other asset class with sizzle. Over 80% of investors that profess value orientation are not disciplined enough to stay when that is the most prudent course of action. Warren Buffett once remarked that if the market shut down for 5 years, he wouldn't change his portfolio one bit.
What about you?