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ValueSnark posted to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 4:48 PM

Berkshire's annual return since 2006

I read that BRK.A share hit $100,000 in 2006. They recently went over $200,000. That means they appreciated at about 9% annually since then, a far cry from the 19.7% annual return since it became public.
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Mon Oct 20

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ValueSnark replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 4:28 PM

Re: IBM: Is Buffett Wrong?

When he bought it he was quoted as saying that "nobody ever leaves IBM." Even if that is true, which I doubt, isn't IBM outside his "circle of competence"?

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ValueSnark posted to the Mechanical Investing board. 8:48 PM

Joel Greenblatt's Magic Formula

Joel Greenblatt, author of The Little Book That Beats the Market (and a follow up, The Little Book That Still Beats the Market) invests in stocks that have a relatively high ROIC and a high earnings yield.

Return on Capital = EBIT/Net [more]

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