The World's Greatest Investors
The essence of Graham's value investing is that any investment should be worth substantially more than an investor has to pay for it. He believed in fundamental analysis and sought out companies with strong balance sheets, or those with little debt, above-average profit margins, and ample cash flow.
CEO of Berkshire Hathaway
Warren Edward Buffett is an American investor, business tycoon, philanthropist, and the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. He is considered one of the most successful investors in the world and has a net worth of US$78.9 billion as of August 2020, making him the world's seventh-wealthiest person
- Buffett follows the Benjamin Graham school of value investing, which looks for securities whose prices are unjustifiably low based on their intrinsic worth.
- Rather than focus supply and demand intricacies of the stock market, Buffett looks at companies as a whole.
- Some of the factors Buffett considers are company performance, company debt, and profit margins.
- Other considerations for value investors like Buffett include whether companies are public, how reliant they are on commodities, and how cheap they are.