Value versus Volatility

2009-12-04

All stock price movements do not mean the same thing. For example, the market collapse last year dropped most stocks. In truth, based on fundamentals some deserved to fall, while some did not. Understanding this distinction is a vital investor attribute.

Today’s video will look at financials, two banks and two insurers. See if you can see the distinction.
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Sometimes a price drop spells opportunity by creating value. Sometimes it represents real loss. The underlying fundamentals make all the difference.

Disclosure: Author Manages Portfolios Long AFL, HCBK

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