The Art of Value Investing

  • by John Heins, Whitney Tilson
  • Narrated by Walter Dixon
  • 9 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

You know what value investing is: it's how Warren Buffett made his billions. Perhaps you're even familiar with value investing terminology, such as margin of safety and intrinsic value. And maybe you've already found success with value investing and know from experience that it's the most reliable way to achieve market-beating returns and accumulate significant wealth. Congratulations!
Whether you're a complete beginner in need of an A-to-Z value investing primer, an experienced investor looking to expand and fine-tune your repertoire of value investing skills, or an individual or institutional investor looking to identify the best money managers, this audiobook is for you. Authors John Heins and Whitney Tilson have brought together the collective wisdom of today's most successful value investors and distilled it into a series of actionable lessons you can put into practice right away.
Based on extensive interviews with market-beating money managers, superstar hedge fund managers and mutual fund heroes, and featuring many real-world examples, The Art of Value Investing expertly describes:


The philosophies behind today's most successful value investing strategies
The key skills top market-beaters think of as absolutely indispensable to success
The types of situations and market inefficiencies value investor legends look to exploit
How top value investors generate new investing ideas
How to research companies, with insights on company valuation and deciding what and when to buy
How the best value investors maintain mental and emotional discipline
How value investing superstars learn from their mistakes and the key lessons they've learned
Portfolio management techniques, including guidance on diversification, risk management, position-sizing, and more
But The Art of Value Investing does much more than impart information. It was designed to help you develop an approach to value investing that's just right for you. Giving you unparalleled access to the thinking of the brightest and best of the value investing world, The Art of Value Investing can save you years of frustrating (and expensive) trial-and-error. With the helping hand of value investing luminaries such as Julian Robertson, Seth Klarman, David Einhorn, Joel Greenblatt, Mason Hawkins, Jean-Marie Eveillard, Bill Ackman and Bill Nygren, to name a few, you'll discover your preferred strategies for exploiting market inefficiencies, researching and valuing companies, identifying industry sectors and geographic regions in which to invest, timing buys and sells, managing your emotions, and much more.

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What the Critics Say

"John Heins and Whitney Tilson, co-founders of the Value Investor Insight newsletter, have done a thorough job of explaining how to look for stocks that are trading at significant discounts to what they are worth - the concept known as the value style of investing.… the authors present a clear framework for ferreting out undervalued companies." (The New York Times)

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Customer Reviews

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Quotations from value investors

This book comprises excerpts from interviews with value fund managers each one typically one paragraph in length.
The quotations are grouped together in themes, but still do not flow easily in the way a written book would.
I've listened to this book twice now, about 12 months apart and got far more from it on the second listening, having listened to several other investing books in between.
The book does provide a real insight into what value investors look for when evaluating a potential stock, when they would buy and when they would sell. They don't all agree and their are a wide range of views, all valuable.
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 19-08-2014
  • Publisher: Gildan Media, LLC