Course 506:
Great Investors: Benjamin Graham
In this course
1 Introduction
2 Seek a Margin of Safety
3 Favor Big Companies with Strong Sales
4 Seek Dividends
5 Choose Companies That Are in Good Financial Shape
6 Look for Companies with Sustainable Earnings Growth
7 Pay Attention to Price Multiples

You're ready to build a stock portfolio that's right for you. Now, we'll take a look at how great investors of the past and present have picked stocks and built their own portfolios. Benjamin Graham is probably the most famous value investor in history, but not for any performance record set while managing a mutual fund. Graham is credited for the success of one of his well-known disciples, Warren Buffett, the creator and longtime chairman of Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B. By following Graham's teachings (and adapting some stock-picking principles of his own), Buffett has made Berkshire one of the most successful investment vehicles of all time. We'll talk more about Buffett later. Here, in a nutshell, is Graham's approach.

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