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EP40 (Part 2) Five More Don’ts For Investors by Philip Fisher



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The content of this episode was from Philip Fisher’s book (Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits: https://amzn.to/2QRM7mR)

We continue to discuss five more mistakes by investors that Philip Fisher mentioned in his book.

  1. Don’t overstress diversification
  2. Don’t forget your Gilbert and Sullivan
  3. Dont be afraid of buying on a war scare
  4. Don’t fail to consider time as well as price in buying a true growth stock
  5. Don’t follow the crowd

EP39 (Part 1) Five Don’ts For Investors By Philip Fisher



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The content of this episode was from Philip Fisher’s book (Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits: https://amzn.to/2QRM7mR)

This episode covers Philip Fisher’s advice on the five things that investors shouldn’t do.

  1. Don’t buy into promotional companies
  2. Don’t ignore a good stock just because it is traded “over the counter”
  3. Don’t buy a stock just because you like the tone of its annual report
  4. Don’t assume that the high price at which a stock may be selling in relation to earnings is necessarily an indication that further growth in those earnings has largely been already discounted in the price
  5. Don’t quibble over eighths and quarters

EP38 Philip Fisher – When To SELL Stocks



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The last episode covered Philip Fisher’s advice on when to BUY stocks and this episode covers when to SELL stocks.

The content of this episode was from Philip Fisher’s book (Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits: https://amzn.to/2QRM7mR)


EP37 Philip Fisher – When To BUY Stocks



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This episode covers Philip Fisher’s advice on the best timing of your stock purchase.

The content of this episode was from Philip Fisher’s book (Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits: https://amzn.to/2QRM7mR)


EP36 (Part 2) Philip Fisher’s 15 Points On What Stocks To Buy



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We continue to talk about the remaining 7 points (out of 15 points) that Philip Fisher checks when buying a company.  The content of this episode was from his book (Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits: https://amzn.to/2QRM7mR)

  • Does the company have depth to its management?
  • How good are the company’s cost analysis and accounting controls?
  • Are the 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?
  • Does the company have a short-range or long-range outlook in regard to profits?
  • In the foreseeable future will the growth of the company require sufficient equity financing so that the larger number of shares then outstanding will largely cancel the existing stockholders’ benefit from this anticipated growth?
  • Does the management talk freely to investors about its affairs when things are going well but “clam up” when troubles and disappointments occur?
  • Does the company have a management of unquestionable integrity?

EP35 (Part 1) Philip Fisher’s 15 Points On What Stocks To Buy



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This episode covers the first 8 points (out of 15 points) that Philip Fisher checks when buying a company.  The content of this episode was from his book (Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits: https://amzn.to/2QRM7mR)

  1. Does the company have products or services with sufficient market potential to make possible a sizable increase in sales for at least several years?
  2. Does the management have a determination to continue to develop products or processes that will still further increase total sales potentials when the growth potentials of currently attractive product lines have largely been exploited?
  3. How effective are the company’s research and development efforts in relation to its size?
  4. Does the company have an above-average sales organization?
  5. Does the company have a worthwhile profit margin?
  6. What is the company doing to maintain or improve profit margins?
  7. Does the company have outstanding labor and personnel relations?
  8. Does the company have outstanding executive relations?