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Wednesday, May 13

Value and Valuation

Goods and services bought in the marketplace at the right price provide "value" to consumers. Similarly, common stocks of companies bought at the right price provide "value" to investors. The value of a common stock is determined by it ability to generate earnings and cash flow over time. Due to the emotional and volatile nature of the stock market, the price of common stocks often become "cheap" or "expensive" and do not reflect the inherent economic value of the business. A stock bought at an expensive valuation generates lower