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Beaten Hang Seng index trades below book value for third time in 27 years could signal massive rally in Hong Kong stocks

Hong Kong stocks are so downcast that the Hang Seng index is now trading below its net asset value for only the third time in nearly 30 years. The 50-member benchmark was valued at 0.92 times book value in March, meaning stock prices were below the reported values ​​of constituent companies. It was the third […]

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Berkshire Hathaway shares drop in book value (NYSE:BRK.A)

As Class B shares hit a low of $167.00 on Wednesday, before ending slightly higher at $172.44, Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) (BRK.B) broke through its latest book value numbers available. Berkshire shares available this close to book value have only happened twice this century – during the Great Recession and a brief decline in the share […]

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5 Bank Stocks Are Trading Below Book Value, Showing Profits, Paying 3%+ Dividends

silver background. Getty If I worked at a hedge fund and it was my job to come up with interesting ideas after the big sell-off, I might be looking for value stocks in the financial sector. A lot of risk is involved, of course, but after some basic Benjamin Graham-style analysis, some bank stocks might […]

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3 stocks are trading at a discount to tangible book value

In light of recent market downturns, here are three stocks I recommend that are currently trading at a steep discount to tangible book value. critical provider Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc (NYSE: CPS) is the first company I recommend in this article. As a crucial supplier to the automotive industry, Cooper-Standard will not be able to escape […]

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Why 4 of America’s largest banks are now trading below book value

IInvestors fear the economic impact of the coronavirus will increase loan losses for big banks at the same time as lower rates squeeze net interest margins. As a result, four of the six largest US banks are trading below book value. Investors fear that the economic impact of the coronavirus will increase loan losses at […]

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Prudential Financial is 50% purchase of tangible book value, 5.86% dividend yield (NYSE: PRU)

Prudential’s woes pushed the title to an extremely low valuation Prudential Financial (PRU) is trading at extreme values. Fear reigns. The fear of lower interest rates wreaking havoc on his investment portfolio. And as the Wall Street Journal has just pointed out, this could lead the life insurer to lower its lending rates to policyholders. […]

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Warren Buffett explains why book value is no longer relevant

For decades, value investors have used book value per share as a tool to gauge a stock’s potential value. This approach started with Benjamin Graham. Widely considered the father of value investing, Graham taught his students that all stocks trading below book value were attractive investments because companies offered a wide margin of safety and […]