Why book value is dead

Long-lasting structural changes in the economy have turned book value into a weak and incomplete measure of business value. Technological innovations have significantly affected where companies acquire capital, what they invest that…

Why book value can be misleading

- By Rupert HargreavesBook value is a fundamental part of value investing. The metric is important because it gives a fundamental value of a company. In theory, if a company were to declare bankruptcy, that would be what the assets would…

Modified book value

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The beauty of book value

This article is the fifth in a series of introductory value-based investing that was first published in 2006 and has become the heart of our book Value: The Intelligent Investor's Guide to find hidden gems on sharemarket.See also:…

Brand value vs book value

The "Harley-Davidson" (NYSE:HOG) brand name has a market value of $7,718 million according to the 2007 study. Interbrand report. Yet in its 2006 financial statements, the company reported the value of intangible assets to be only $59…