Understanding Growth And Value Investing

Knowing how to invest is the best way to build wealth. There are many ways to make or lose money in the stock market.

Here, we will focus on growth and value investing. They differ in their fundamental investment approaches and valuation.

You can purchase growth and value stocks individually or through mutual funds or exchange-traded funds (ETFs).

Growth stocks appeal to long-term  investors who seek higher growth companies. The companies they represent  are often leaders in the markets they serve.

Characteristics of Growth Investing

Buyers of these stocks seek companies that promise consistent high top and bottom-line growth in all economic conditions.

The Positives

The growth expectations for earnings and dividends were to outpace inflation and the economy over the long term.

Origins of Growth Investing

In essence, investors anticipate that earnings growth will be forthcoming sometime in the foreseeable future.

Benchmarks For Growth Stocks

As a counterpart to growth stocks, value stocks appeal to investors seeking well-managed good companies that pay dividends.

Characteristics of Value Investing

Benjamin Graham, who wrote The Intelligent Investor and Security Analysis with David Dodd, is often referred to as “the father of value investing.”

The Origins of Value Investing

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