Harnessing the Power of Growth Stocks

Tap into the lost growth strategies of the Father of Security Analysis, Benjamin Graham on this stock trading course
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Instructed by Gene Walden Business / Finance
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  • Lectures 7
  • Length 2 hours
  • Skill Level Intermediate Level
  • Languages English
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Published 10/2012 English

Course Description

The late Benjamin Graham had a greater influence on the way stocks are analyzed, bought and sold than any other investor in the history of the stock market. While he has been referred to as the “Dean of Wall Street,” the “Father of Value Investing” and the “Father of Security Analysis,” all you really need to know about Graham is that he was the lifelong mentor of Warren Buffett. Buffet studied under Graham at Columbia University, then worked for him for two decades before striking out on his own to build his Berkshire Hathaway investment empire.

In 1962, Graham laid out a brilliant and unprecedented concrete formula and strategy for investing in growth stocks in his book, Security Analysis. That chapter disappeared in later editions of the book, but money manager Fredrick Martin, has used Graham’s formula and strategy in buying stocks with great success, earning an average annual return of more than 16 percent over a 30-year period. In Martin’s recent book, Benjamin Graham and the Power of Growth Stocks (fair disclosure: the course instructor had the privilege of helping to write and edit the book), Martin laid out Graham’s formula and the techniques Martin used to build his portfolio.

This Stock Trading Course will help you incorporate Graham’s and Martin’s investment formulas and strategies to help you build a potent portfolio of long-term growth stocks aimed at helping you beat the market and prepare for a secure retirement.

The “Stock Trading Course: Growth Stocks” course includes nearly 90 minutes of lecture with more than 50 slides designed to simplify the investment process. The “Stock Trading Course: Growth Stocks” will cover these topics:

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1. Why choose growth stocks over value stocks

A. Defining a growth company and a value company

B. How investors profit from value stocks

C. How investors profit from growth stocks

D. Shortcomings of both types of stocks

E. Specific short-comings of value stocks

F. Specific short-comings of growth stocks

G. Summarizing the advantages of growth over value


2. Using Graham’s long lost stock valuation formula

A. What is Graham’s secret valuation formula

B. Examples of stock valuations for various types of stocks

C. Calculating today’s value

D. Calculating future value

E. Building a 7-year forecast


3. Making the purchase decision

A. Taking advantage of Mr. Market

B. What causes volatility?

C. Setting your target or hurdle rate

D. Calculating a fair purchase price

E. Incorporating an adequate “margin of safety”

F. Building a position in stages


Take this Stock Trading Course and discover the power of Growth Stocks.

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What are the requirements?

  • There are no materials necessary to take this course.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • By the end of the course, you will be able to effectively identify good stocks for the long term that will help you meet your life-long investment goals.
  • In this course, you will learn how to valuate stocks to determine if they have the long-term potential to help you achieve you target performance objectives.
  • While most investors are "flying blind" when trying to choose stocks for their portfolio, you will be able to determine whether a stock is a good value for your portfolio.

What is the target audience?

  • The course is intended to benefit intermediate to advanced investors.

What you get with this course?

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Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
09:30

The story behind the long-lost strategy.

Section 2: Part 1: Value versus Growth
17:51
Why focus on growth stocks over value stocks? This lecture lays it out in clear, convincing terms.
Value vs. Growth PowerPoint
12 pages
Section 3: Using Graham's Long Lost Valuation Formula
28:53
This lecture reveals Benjamin Graham's long lost stock valuation formula and offers insights into how to put the formula to use in your stock selection process.
Using Graham's Long Lost Valuation Formula PowerPoint
13 pages
Section 4: Part 3: Making the Purchase Decision
24:35

You'll learn specifically how to use the valuation formula to identify the right stocks to help you achieve your long-term investment goals. You'll also learn what causes stock market volatility and why it is one of the greatest assets for experienced investors who understand the market.

Making the Purchase Decision Powerpoint
22 pages

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Instructor Biography

Gene Walden, Best-selling author

Gene Walden is the best-selling author of more than 20 books on business and investing, including such classics as "The 100 Best Stocks to Own in America," "Winning with Your StockBroker in Good Times and Bad" and "If Not Stocks, What?" He has been a contributor to The Wall Street Journal, Investor's Business Daily and many other well-known publications, he has been featured on more than a thousand TV and radio shows and has lectured throughout the U.S., including Harvard and MIT.

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