The entertainment stock is down 50% from its all-time high. A famed investor's approach can determine whether the company is still a buy.
This week, we present the strategy used by the fund manager Peter Lynch. His approach capitalizes on the distinct advantage individual investors have over Wall Street and large money managers. Read on for how we identify stocks possessing the key characteristics Lynch looks for when selecting stocks and 25 current stock ideas from our Lynch screen.
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PTSI, Financial), Sprouts Farmers Market Inc. (SFM, Financial), HCA Healthcare Inc. (HCA, Financial) and Amerco Inc. (UHAL, Financial). Lynch, the manager of the Fidelity Magellan Fund during the 1980s, discussed in his book, “One Up on Wall Street,” that a simple way to measure a stock’s relative valuation is to consider an earnings line at 15 times earnings per share. If the share price is less than 15 times earnings, the stock is defined as undervalued.
Established companies can have tremendous growth that some investors only associate with start-ups. Returns from these well-known companies have far outpaced the overall market in the long run. Rising dividends give investors another path to grow a portfolio. Legendary investor Peter Lynch famously said people looking for stocks should buy...
The best company in a tough industry is a classic Peter Lynch stock. Rocket has a technological advantage that translates into lower costs. It will win any sort of price war in the mortgage-lending industry. Famed investor Peter Lynch said that he loved great companies in lousy industries. The popular...
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Legendary Fidelity investor Peter Lynch has given more than $20 million in art from his and his late wife Carolyn’s private collection to Boston College. The gift includes 27 paintings and three drawings, which will go to Boston College’s McMullen Museum of Art. The donated art includes pieces...
Peter Lynch, vice chairman of Fidelity Management and Research Company, has made a huge donation of art to Boston College's McMullen Museum of Art. Lynch, a trustee associate at Boston College, has gifted 27 paintings and three drawings — worth in excess of $20 million — from his and his late wife Carolyn’s private art collection, according to a news release.
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