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A Fistful of Valuations, Second Edition By Bud Labitan
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This second edition is a look back at the 2 year results. "A Fistful Of Valuations" offers 5 sample "intrinsic value per share" business valuations in the style that Warren... More > Buffett and Charlie Munger may use. In each case the author tried to simulate an approach that they would take to valuing a business, based on what they have written and talked about. All of the growth assumptions used are the author's own. The valuation cases are estimations written in a style that emphasizes a focus on free cash flow and the number of shares outstanding. Readers are encouraged to think about the business' competitive position. In reality, these businesses may outperform or underperform the author's projections.< Less
Labitan Thompson Valuation Talk By Bud Labitan
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This is the collection of Powerpoint slides used for the talk to the Determinators Investing Club of Rockford, Illinois. We hope you find it useful in your evaluation and valuation of... More > businesses. Bud Labitan and Scott Thompson budlabitan@aol.com and sthompson@intrinsicfunds.com September, 2011< Less
Coach W Software By Bud Labitan
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“Coach W Software” was crafted from my imaginary conversation with Mr. Warren Buffett. The real conversation never occurred. The software generated conversation did occur on March 5,... More > 2011. The software exists, and it is a useful tool in reviewing the concepts developed by Mr. Buffett, Mr. Charlie Munger, and Mr. Benjamin Graham. This book verges on science fiction. It is important to point out to all readers that there is no association or endorsement from Mr. Buffett or Berkshire Hathaway. This book is an unauthorized experiment in positive suggestion. It is useful to readers who are new to value investing, and readers who wish to review these great investing concepts.< Less
Valuations - 30 Intrinsic Value Estimations in the style of Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger By Bud Labitan
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This book offers 30 sample “intrinsic value per share” business valuations in the style that Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger may use. In each case the author tried to simulate an... More > approach that they would take to valuing a business, based on what they have written and talked about. However, all of the growth assumptions used are the author's own. No consultation nor endorsement was sought with Mr. Buffett or his business partner Mr. Munger. The examples given are chosen for educational and illustrative purposes only. The valuation cases are estimations written in a style that emphasizes a focus on free cash flow and the number of shares outstanding. Readers are also repeatedly encouraged to think about the business’ competitive position. In reality, these businesses may outperform or they may underperform any of the author's projections.< Less
A Fistful of Valuations By Bud Labitan
Paperback: $14.95
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This book offers 5 sample “intrinsic value per share” business valuations in the style that Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger may use. In each case the author tried to simulate an... More > approach that they would take to valuing a business, based on what they have written and talked about. However, all of the growth assumptions used are the author's own. The valuation cases are estimations written in a style that emphasizes a focus on free cash flow and the number of shares outstanding. Readers are also encouraged to think about the business’ competitive position. In reality, these businesses may outperform or they may underperform any of the author's projections.< Less
Price To Value - Large Print Edition By Bud Labitan
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“Price To Value” is about Intelligent Speculation. It is about decision framing and using the amazing "Decision Filters" of Charlie Munger and Warren Buffett. These... More > “filters” offer us the opportunity to enhance our decision framing and decision making skills in both investing and speculation. How can we use this framework to improve our speculative decision making? We can use it to help us separate fact from fiction. Readers will benefit from this book if it stimulates better thinking into the most important factors crucial to decision making. These decision framing ideas can be applied across different asset classes. First, the book presents the four investing decision filters in simplified terms. Then, it extends these ideas by looking into the intelligent speculation ideal described by Benjamin Graham in his tenth lecture of 1946.< Less
Decision Framing By Bud Labitan
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From the author of "The Four Filters Invention of Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger," Decision Framing is a look into the six core chapters of his second book "Price To Value." ... More > This book presents the four business investing decision filters of Buffett and Munger. Then it extends these ideas by looking into the intelligent speculation ideal described by Benjamin Graham in his tenth lecture of 1946. This book is intended to inspire clearer thinking by suggesting a better approach to structuring a decision. An improved approach to thinking rationally can take our skills from good to better. Why offer this shorter book and call it Decision Framing? The simple answer is Cost/Price. Since the cost of producing this shorter book in paperback form is lower, this one can be offered to busy college students interested in learning more about business and decision science.< Less
Price To Value By Bud Labitan
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“Price To Value” is about Intelligent Speculation. It is about decision framing and using the amazing "Decision Filters" of Charlie Munger and Warren Buffett. These... More > “filters” offer us the opportunity to enhance our decision framing and decision making skills in both investing and speculation. How can we use this framework to improve our speculative decision making? We can use it to help us separate fact from fiction. Readers will benefit from this book if it stimulates better thinking into the most important factors crucial to decision making. These decision framing ideas can be applied across different asset classes. First, the book presents the four investing decision filters in simplified terms. Then, it extends these ideas by looking into the intelligent speculation ideal described by Benjamin Graham in his tenth lecture of 1946.< Less
Price To Value By Bud Labitan
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“Price To Value” is about Intelligent Speculation. It is about decision framing and using the amazing "Decision Filters" of Charlie Munger and Warren Buffett. These... More > “filters” offer us the opportunity to enhance our decision framing and decision making skills in both investing and speculation. How can we use this framework to improve our speculative decision making? We can use it to help us separate fact from fiction. Readers will benefit from this book if it stimulates better thinking into the most important factors crucial to decision making. These decision framing ideas can be applied across different asset classes. First, the book presents the four investing decision filters in simplified terms. Then, it extends these ideas by looking into the intelligent speculation ideal described by Benjamin Graham in his tenth lecture of 1946.< Less
The Four Filters Invention of Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger ( Large Print Edition ) By Bud Labitan
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"The Four Filters Invention of Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger" examines each of the basic steps they perform in "framing and making" an investment decision. This book is a... More > focused look into this amazing invention within "Behavioral Finance." The genius of Buffett and Munger's parsimonious four filters process was to "capture all the important stakeholders" in a "multi-variable" equation or formula. Imagine...Products, Enduring Customers, Managers, and Margin-of-Safety... all in one mixed "qual + quant" formula. Other important ideas are embedded in each chapter. The book can be used as a supplemental textbook in a Valuation or Decision Sciences course.< Less