“I sought out Phil Fisher after reading his “Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits”. When I met him, I was impressed by the man and his ideas. A thorough understanding of a business, by using Phil’s techniques … enables one to make intelligent investment commitments.” —Warren Buffett
Philip A. Fisher began his career as a securities analyst in 1928, and founded Fisher & Company, an investment counseling business, in 1931. He is known as one of the pioneers of modern investment theory.
Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits
Fisher put down his philosophies about business analysis and investing in Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits. The book was first published in 1958 and has since become appreciated by many investors as a must-read.
Philip A. Fishers Checklist: The Fifteen Things to Look for in a Common Stock
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