Content

The Conscious
Investor

Profiting From the Timeless Value Approach

Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 What Is Intrinsic Value? 11

Chapter 2 Price Is What You Pay. . .23

Chapter 3 . . . Value Is What You Get 53

Chapter 4 Follow the Money 71

Chapter 5 Everything Is Number and Ratio 109

Chapter 6 Measuring Value by Taking Snapshots 143

Chapter 7 A Bird in the Hand 169

Chapter 8 The Joy of Dividends 195

Chapter 9 Don’t Get Mad, Get Even 21

Chapter 10 PEG and Friends 229

Chapter 11 What Rate of Return Can I Expect? 241

Chapter 12 Please, Sir, I Want Some More 261

Chapter 13 Forecasting and the Three Most Important Words in Investing 287

Chapter 14 Where Do We Go from Here? 319

Appendix A Relationship between Return on Equity and Growth of Earnings 323

Appendix B Calculations for Discount Methods 325

Notes 333

Glossary 345

About the Author 353

Index 355