Book value

Berkshire Hathaway’s book value has lost relevance

Warren Buffett, chairman and chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway, said in his annual letter to shareholders that he was ditching his longstanding metric for evaluating his conglomerate’s stock. The measure, price to book value, compares a company’s stock price to the value of a company’s balance sheet, less liabilities. By that measure, Berkshire Hathaway just […]

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Buffett puts the final nail in the book value coffin

Warren Buffett, head of investment fantasy at insurance conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway, released his annual letter to investors on Saturday. Amidst the mainstream market commentary, one particularly telling passage concerned a financial metric that value investors have sworn to for the past fifty years: book value. From the letter [with out emphasis] Long-time readers of our […]

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What is the difference between book value and market value per common share? | Finance

By: Rebecca K. McDowell | Reviewed by: Ashley Donohoe, MBA | Updated on February 09, 2019 Valuing a corporation is a complicated business, and there are several different methods used to do it. However, if you are an investor looking to gauge the price of a stock, you can compare the book value per share […]

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6 Low Book Value Stocks to Buy in February

The price-to-book (P/B) ratio is widely favored by value-oriented investors to identify low-priced stocks offering exceptional returns. The ratio is used to compare the market value/price of a stock to its book value. The P/B ratio is calculated as follows: P/B ratio = market price per share / book value of equity per share The […]

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What is book value per share and how can it help you invest?

Anyone who is committed to making money in the stock market should know the meaning of the term “book value per share”. Smart Market Experts Are Still Looking For The Next Amazon (AMZN) – Get the report from Amazon.com, Inc. or apple (AAPL) – Get the Apple Inc. before they appear on the stock market […]