5 Investment Tips From The Legendary Peter Lynch

5 Investment Tips From The Legendary Peter Lynch
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Along with Warren Buffett and Seth Klarman, I consider Peter Lynch to be one of my favorite investors who I could stand to learn quite a bit from. From 1977 to 1990, Lynch ran Fidelity’s flagship Magellan fund, which grew at a rate of 29.2% annually over the thirteen year stretch that he was in charge. Famous for preferring businesses that had ‘business models he could draw with a crayon,’ Lynch was able to target companies with durable economic advantages and patiently wait for the right price.

If you had invested $ 10,000 with Lynch during the first year that the fund opened, your initial investment would have compounded into over $ 250,000 after-tax when Lynch’s thirteen year reign came to a close. Lynch encouraged investors to focus on five factors in particular when evaluating a potential investment, and they form an incredibly helpful checklist to keep in mind when scoping out companies for investment.

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