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Grakf replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 3:53 PM

Re: HR Block

I got my numbers from Reuters.

yes, I see they made all their earnings in one qtr for both 2013 and 2014.

They have EPS (TTM) $2.42

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Grakf replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 3:33 PM

Re: HR Block

At a very basic level: key data

PE 12.89 (5 yr low 12.7, high 16.5)
5 year EPS growth 3.44% compounded.
Divi 5 year growth rate 6.28%
Debt to Equity 95% interest coverage 8.7 times
Operating Margin 5 yr Av 22%, industry [more]

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Grakf posted to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 3:01 PM

HR Block

This one came up on my Joel G Magic Formula screen and so I`ve been doing a little more research on it. Seems like good value. I note from research that BRK was the largest shareholder back in 2001.

It is no longer a holding I believe, I [more]

Sun Apr 19

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Grakf replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 12:37 PM

Re: OT: D&O database

Try Reuters.

Sat Mar 21

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Grakf replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 4:03 PM

Re: For those starting their own business

And for the business owner / entrepreneur I can highly recommend the book Sam Walton Made in America. Practical advice from the man himself, a highly motivational and inspiring read of true grit and determination. It makes my all time top 10 business [more]

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Grakf posted to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 5:17 AM

Tesco

Has there been any discussion about legal action by shareholders over misrepresentation? There's been a little discussion about this in the UK papers.

Sat Feb 28

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Grakf replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 1:04 PM

Re: Annual Report...Annual Ritual

I too read this as a management structure of:

Howard Chairman
Greg Abel CEO,
Todd and Tedd CIO`s
Ajit - Insurance.

Thu Feb 19

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Grakf posted to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 3:00 AM

1 foot poles?

I don't have any at the moment due to high valuations but any ideas out there?

Perhaps there are some better opportunities in Europe.

Thu Feb 5

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Grakf replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 3:22 AM

Re: Pretty Good article in FT

No dividends please, (15% withholding tax)

BRK is big but there are also quality securities overseas to invest in going forward so im sure cash can continue to be deployed.

I would rather sell shares when I need capital. One of the [more]

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