Security Analysis: Principles and Technique PDF/EPUB

Security Analysis: Principles and Technique PDF/EPUB With nearly a million copies sold, Security Analysis has been continuously in print for than sixty years No investment book in history had either the immediate impact, or the long term relevance and value, of its first edition inBy , seventeen years past its original publication and than a decade beyond its revised and acclaimedsecond edition, authors Benjamin Graham and David Dodd had seen business and investment markets travel from the depths of Depression to the heights of recovery, and had observed investor behavior during both the calm of peacetime and the chaos of World War IIThe prescient thinking and insight displayed by Graham and Dodd in the first two editions of Security Analysis reached new heights in the third edition In words that could just as easily have been written today as fifty years ago, they detail techniques and strategies for attaining success as individual investors, as well as the responsibilities of corporate decision makers to build shareholder value and transparency for those investorsThe focus of the book, however, remains its timeless guidance and advice that careful analysis of balance sheets is the primary road to investment success, with all other considerations little than distractions The authors had seen and survived the Great Depression as well as the political and financial instabilities of World War II and were now better able to outline a program for sensible and profitable investing in the latter half of the century Security Analysis The ClassicEdition marks the return of this long out of print work to the investment canon It will reacquaint you with the foundations of value investing relevant than ever in tumultuous twenty first century markets and allow you to own the third installment in what has come to be regarded as the most accessible and usable title in the history of investment publishing

10 thoughts on “Security Analysis: Principles and Technique

  1. Phillip Phillip says:

    The 6th edition which is the 75th anniversary of the 1st edition has an absolutely wonderful and very heartfelt introduction by Buffett This is actually a reprint of the 2nd edition but annotated by revered investors academics, which I enjoyed I have to warn this is basically a textbook and will

  2. Brian Brian says:

    Reads very much like a textbook, but a must read for anybody considering stepping outside the world of mutual funds and actually investing in individual companies by using a value based approach This book will provide the basic tools on how to evaluate the intrinsic value of a company, which is the f

  3. Hamoon Hamoon says:

    I m no investor, but I enjoy keeping up with the markets the same way some baseball fans like digging into stats and nerding out on numbers And that s why I decided to pick up this book and start learningabout value investing from a classic source Holy crap, I couldn t put it down and was surprised at ju

  4. Brad Gillespie Brad Gillespie says:

    Extremely hard to read, but well worth it.

  5. Bill Bill says:

    I feel like this book should be required reading before anyone is allowed to invest in the stock market

  6. Kara Lane Kara Lane says:

    I had always intended to read Security Analysis, but due to the size of the book over 700 pages , I did not get around to reading it until around 2008 It was well worth the read True, some of the examples are dated, like the emphasis on railroad securities and some old accounting rules, but the underlying principles

  7. Daniel Bratell Daniel Bratell says:

    Without a doubt Graham and Dodd were wise men and they would still be wise men That makes this book interesting regardless of age, but it has lost some of its significance Not because they are wrong but because the things they are pointing out is of much less relevance in a world where fixed income securities are not ma

  8. Anna S. Anna S. says:

    A book that really touches the issue in detail, but it is still carrying old facts of 1920s 1940s Hence its broad mention upon railroad issues, public utility is too stretched that I suspect would benefit little to the analysis of popular industries nowadays In my opinion the recent edition of Intelligent Investor does bett

  9. Jaroslav Tuček Jaroslav Tuček says:

    The 6th edition is basically the 1940 2nd edition with a number of chapters, plus the appendix, removed to make room for contemporary commentary The chapters are available as a separate download, nevertheless their omission is unfortunate as many of them are very informative and access to the separate material inconvenient Cert

  10. Joe Crane Joe Crane says:

    I read this book and will be reading The Intelligent Investor as they are the books that shaped Warren Buffett s career This tome is thick and written in the 1920 30s, so it is a bit difficult to read however, a careful reading will help an entrepreneur better understand how people can lie to you with financial statements It was a

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