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Many of the companies that appear in the book do not exist anymore but I believe that the book lessons are as valid as they were 50 years ago.

We are ordinary people and understand that we cannot change the world, but we can try.

The great investor Phillip Fisher wrote this book more than fifty years ago. The Hullabaloo About Dividends.

Touch yncommon the Horatio Alger to stretches of the prose. Throw Tesla into the mix too. Jan 07, Isaac Breese rated it really liked it.

Obviously, when the pay is higher, there is more motivation to do well and b reviews from Glassdoor help in figuring out how people really view the company. 195 25, Jimmy Huynh rated it it was amazing. Although he began some fifty years before the name Silicon Valley became known, he specialized in innovative companies driven by research and development. The main problem is that investors lack the discipline to remain unaffected by the cycles of euphoria and panic that characterise markets.

Paperbackpages. Part of me wished he could have predicted the consolidation of wealth and erosion of the middle class that was fueled largely by semiconductor technology, but that type of foresight ztocks have been godly.


Must read if starting out in stock investing, applying most of these principles to reviewing your k mutual funds would be a sound practice as well. Books by Philip A.

Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits

Are there other aspects of the business, somewhat peculiar to the industry involved, which will give the investor important clues as to how outstanding the company may be in relation to its competition? His career began in when he dropped out of the newly created Stanford Graduate School of Business later he would return to be one of only three people ever to teach the investment course to work as a securities analyst with the Anglo-London Bank in San Francisco.

Fisher’s investing philosophy is focused on investing If Graham is the king of quantitative analysis, then Fisher is the king of qualitative analysis of stocks. Thank you for helping us achieve this one child at a time. The key message in this book: Widely respected and admired, Philip Fisher is among the most influential investors of all time.

People who bought this also bought. Apr 07, Amir rated it it was amazing. This is my second read of Fisher’s book, so it was more of a quick review than my original detailed study. Fisher describes interesting ways of acquiring more information about companies that you wish to invest in.

When I met him, I was impressed by the man as by his ideas. In no event shall OldSchoolValue.

Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits and Other Writings

Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits. A thorough understanding of the business, obtained by using Phil’s techniques There are many awful “investing” books out there that seize on people’s need to be cutting edge and innovative.

Fatten your portfolio with our checklists and other value investing resources sotcks to your inbox. Finally, this book is an excellent value buy. The book might be profitd for fund managers, or investors with sufficient connections that they can have a meeting with a company management to carry out the mentioned assessment. May 07, George Jankovic rated it it was amazing. Honestly, it is a classic, that I also recommend to everyone who’s goal is to understand what makes a company great, and how to distinguish it from the mediocre ones out there.


Fisher also describes the characteristics of a fishfr business in which he goes in depth in section two by explaining the management, strategic marketing, financial skill, and people that make up an excellent company.

Although Fisher is very repetitive in the companies he uses in his examples, I would recommend this book to aspiring investors. Fisher, a securities analyst who founded an investment counseling business show more. The spine may show s Refresh and try again. Moreover, Fisher claims to favor growth stocks over value stocks with low price-to-earnings ratios. How to Make Money in Stocks: I have no idea how any individual investor is able to closely track costs throughout the operation.

Phil Fisher recommends an alternative approach. Feb 23, Timothy Chklovski rated it liked it. Good luck in your journey, my friend. I have mixed feelings about commkn book. May 26, Punit Lohani rated it it was amazing.

Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits and Other Writings by Philip A. Fisher

See this review and others on my blog What is the company doing to maintain or improve profit margins? He changed his investment style to the one of “buying great companies at fair prices” and the rest is history.

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