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As earnings season continues to develop, we have seen a bit of divergence in favor of value stocks. Companies that have been out of favor, due to difficult short-term business conditions, and that have incredibly low valuations have outperformed glamor stocks that trade at high multiples, based on the perception of safety. It is essential...
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There have been a few good articles lately on market valuations. We are in an extremely odd investment environment with hundreds of billions dollars’ worth of government bonds across the globe trading at negative interest rates. Basically, they are guaranteeing themselves a loss unless they can pick up a few pennies before a bigger sucker...
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One of the best value investors that I follow is Donald Yacktman.  I appreciate the way that he looks at risk-adjusted returns and takes a truly long-term perspective with only about 7% turnover, which is exceptionally low for a mutual fund.  Right now he is finding the most value in large consumer staples companies such...
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Below is a link to our most recent article on Coca-Cola (KO). This is truly one of the best businesses around and the company’s competitive advantages are still incredibly strong. While it is difficult to get into the stock at an obvious bargain price, the strategy outlined is the type of thing that we do...
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Coca-Cola (KO) announced on Monday that it is organizing its operations around three divisions starting January 1st.  The 3 divisions are Coca-Cola Americas, Coca-Cola Eurasia and Africa, and the Bottling Investment Group.  I believe this is a very smart decision for Coca-Cola to avoid complexity and to attempt to minimize SG&A expenses.  I believe that...
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Coca-Cola (KO) came out with really impressive earnings today as higher prices and volume resulted in strong growth.  Coca-Cola’s leadership has been exceptional in a very difficult economic environment and their beverages business has really been eating Pepsi’s lunch.  No company matches Coca-Cola when it comes to an international presence and their are still attractive...
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When most people think of Warren Buffett’s investment philosophy they think of his large positions in iconic companies such as Coca Cola, Burlington Northern, Geico, Wells Fargo, etc.  These investments are core positions where he was able to allocate huge sums of money with the understanding that the franchise values would continue to grow over...
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