Book review of 100 Baggers: Stocks That Return 100-to-1 and How To Find Them by Christopher W. Mayer
100 Baggers: Stocks That Return 100-to-1 and How To Find Them – Description
This book is about 100-baggers. These are stocks that return $100 for every $1 invested. That means a $10,000 investment turns into $1 million. Chris Mayer can help you find them.
It sounds like an outrageous quest with a wildly improbable chance of success. But when Mayer studied 100-baggers of the past, definite patterns emerged.
Baupost's investment process involves "never-ending" gleaning of facts to help support investment ideas Seth Klarman writes in his end-of-year letter to investors. In the letter, a copy of which ValueWalk has been able to review, the value investor describes the Baupost Group's process to identify ideas and answer the most critical questions about its potential Read More
In 100-Baggers, you will learn the key characteristics of 100-baggers why anybody can do this. It is truly an everyman s approach. You don t need an MBA or a finance degree. Some basic financial concepts are all you need a number of crutches or techniques that can help you get more out of your stocks and investing.
The emphasis is always on the practical, so there are many stories and anecdotes to help illustrate important points.
You should read this book if you want to get more out of your stocks. Even if you never get a 100-bagger, this book will help you turn up big winners and keep you away from losers and sleepy stocks that go nowhere.
After reading 100 Baggers: Stocks That Return 100-to-1 and How To Find Them, you will never look at investing the same way again. It will energize and excite you about what s possible.
100 Baggers: Stocks That Return 100-to-1 and How To Find Them – Review
100 Baggers: Stocks That Return 100-to-1 and How To Find Them is a great read! Chris Mayer has distilled a good deal of the essence from stocks that have grown 100-fold or more in price. Such outcomes happen much more frequently than we might think. Mayer’s intense curiosity and his wide reading of many obscure investing books enable him to bring us much useful wisdom to aid our search for these investment gems. And like Joel Greenblatt, he writes in an interesting, unpretentious way. Bravo, Maestro Mayer! –John L. Schwartz, MD (CEO, Chairman of Value Investing Congress)
First of all, this subject matter is fascinating! It is something every investor at any stage should understand. Rather than relying on hunches or cocktail party ideas, Chris Mayer’s book really tries to uncover where the best ideas can come from. If you don’t work in the mining or energy sectors or technology or biotech areas where early hot picks can do very well, one needs a formula to follow. Mayer has shown those bright enough to get a copy of his book how to uncover future potential 100-baggers! –David A. MacNicol (President, Portfolio Manager at MacNicol & Associates Asset Management Inc.)
100 Baggers: Stocks That Return 100-to-1 and How To Find Them by Christopher W. Mayer