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Analyze and grade your stocks effectively like Warren Buffett

Pick Stocks like Warren Buffett with this Investment Scorecard

WARREN

BUFFET

STOCKS

The Inside Scoop to Picking

"Never depend on single income.

Make investments to create a second source."

Buffett invests in stocks based on their intrinsic value.

Value is measured by the ability to generate earnings and dividends over the years.

Buffett targets successful businesses - those with expanding intrinsic values, which he seeks to buy at a price that makes economic sense, defined as earning an annual rate of return of at least 15% for at least five or 10 years.

BUFFETT'S

OF STOCKS TO CHOOSE
FROM

PHILOSOPY & STYLE

THE UNIVERSE

There is no limitation on the stock size. However, the analysis requires that the company has been in existence for a considerable period of time.

A minimum of 5 years is a requirement.

BUFFETT'S

CONSIDERATION
CRITERIA for INITIAL

  • Check consumer monopolies
  • Companies that sell products in which there is no effective competitor, either due to a patent or brand name or similar intangible that makes the product unique
  • Seek businesses that are relatively easy to understand and analyze
  • Look for companies that have the ability to adjust their prices for inflation
  • A strong upward trend in earnings
  • Conservative financing
  • A consistently high return on shareholder's equity
  • A high level of retained earnings
  • Low level of spending needed to maintain current operations

other

BUFFETT

CONSIDERATION
CRITERIA for INITIAL

Projecting an annual compounding rate of return based on historical earnings per share increases:

Buffett’s vast experience allows him to calculate the value of a business in seconds. But here are two quick methods to use to simulate Warren Buffett’s stock picking strategy.

A SIMPLE BUFFETT STOCK VALUATION METHOD

Determining the firm’s initial rate of return and its value relative to government bonds:

Current earnings per share figure and the average growth in earnings per share over the past 10 years are used to determine the earnings per share in year 10.

This figure is then multiplied by the average high and low price-earnings ratios for the stock over the past 10 years to provide an estimated price range in year 10.

If dividends are paid, an estimate of the amount of dividends paid over the 10-year period should also be added to the year 10 prices.

Earnings per share for the year divided by the long-term government bond interest rate.

The resulting figure is the relative value - the price that would result in an initial return equal to the return paid on government bonds.

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