Value investing, perhaps more than any other type of investing, is more concerned with the fundamentals of a company's business than its stock price or market factors affecting its price. One of the earliest proponents of this fundamentals-based value investing strategy was Benjamin Graham in the 1920s. Benjamin Graham, often considered a strong candidate for "the father of quantitative value investing", developed an investment strategy that involved purchasing securities for less than their "current-asset value", "a rough index of the liquidating value".
We discuss how Graham's strategies led him to stock market profits. Benjamin Graham (1894 - 1976) was an American economist and a professional investor and is considered the "father of value investing". Graham developed a track record of earning solid returns in the stock market for himself and his clients and for doing so without taking enormous risks. Click here to discover Benjamin Graham's investment philosophy, golden rules, lessons learned and legacy. Main Benjamin Graham on Investing: Enduring Lessons from the Father of Value Investing.