Quindell plc – a cash flow perspective; with help from Warren Buffett & Benjamin Graham
By Steve Moore | Thursday 24 April 2014
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“Common yardsticks such as dividend yield, the ratio of price to earnings or to book value, and even growth rates have nothing to do with valuation except to the extent they provide clues to the amount and timing of cash flows into and from the business.”
Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Chairman’s Letter (2001)
“The more dependent the valuation becomes on anticipations of the future – and the less it is tied to a figure demonstrated by past performance – the more vulnerable it becomes to possible miscalculation and serious error”.
Benjamin Graham, ‘The Intelligent Investor’ (1973)
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