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Roy Ward

Value Investment Specialist, Chief Analyst, Cabot Benjamin Graham Value Investor

J. Royden Ward has spent his entire career seeking strong investment returns for his clients while keeping risk low. In 1969, he developed a computerized model of stock selection based on formulas created by investment legend—and Warren Buffett mentor—Benjamin Graham, and since 2003, he’s been spreading his wisdom far and wide as chief analyst of Cabot Benjamin Graham Value Investor.

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In my final column for Cabot Wealth Network, I reveal my stock pick for the next 50 years - one that could reach $1,000 in the next five years.
I’ve learned a lot of important investing lessons in my 50 years in the business. Here are three of the most essential lessons.
Al Frank’s Prudent Speculator has been the best undervalued stock newsletter over the past 40 years. In the last 20 years, my newsletter has beaten it.
Mid-cap stocks are often overlooked, meaning many are undervalued. To find the best values, the first thing to look for is a low PEG ratio. Here’s how.
Long-term investing success depends on a lot of factors. But here’s one thing to look for that you might not have thought of before.
Here are two systems to evaluate stocks. The PEG ratio finds undervalued growth stocks, and the Benjamin Graham system finds bargain-priced value stocks.
While attending college I had the good fortune to take several courses taught by Dr. Payne, who made a lasting impression on me. (AMZN) has completely changed the retail landscape, and it’s creating cheap investments along the way. Here are six that hold particular value.
People globally are spending their money on experiences rather than things. You can take advantage of this trend by buying this undervalued stock today.
Oracle (ORCL) has reached its Minimum Sell Price and should be sold. Kroger (KR) is expected to flounder in the 21.5 to 23 area for an extended period of time so it’s a Sell too.
Undervalued stocks are difficult to find in this bull market. Here are five that look like huge bargains at current prices.
After a huge run-up to start the year, technology stocks got crushed last Friday. It could be the beginning of a long-overdue correction.
Many U.S. retailers are struggling, but the best retail stock right now takes advantage of a brick-and-mortar niche that still appeals to consumers.
The U.S. auto industry showed significant slippage in April. Has it peaked? If so, here’s one automotive stock to buck the backward trend.
Bargain stocks are harder to come by these days with the market near all-time highs. Here are six undervalued companies that are primed for big growth.
The best value stocks can be easy to find if you follow this simple strategy. Here are 10 undervalued gems that satisfy my criteria.
Growth stocks are riding high right now, but value stocks look better positioned for future growth in this market. Here are 10 undervalued gems that I love.
Yesterday I revealed 10 value stocks to help combat rising interest rates. Today I have 10 growth stocks for your consideration.
My three-pronged value stock screener could come in handy in the coming years in a rising-interest-rate environment. Here’s how it works.
This Weekly Update includes summaries for four Cabot Benjamin Graham Value Investor companies which reported quarterly financial results or other important news during the past week. I have also included questions from subscribers along with my answers.
This Weekly Update includes summaries for the 10 Cabot Benjamin Graham Value Investor companies that reported quarterly financial results or other noteworthy news during the past week and were not reported in my March 3 Weekly Update.
This Weekly Update includes summaries for six Cabot Benjamin Graham Value Investor companies that reported quarterly financial results. On Monday, March 6, I’ll update the remaining stocks.
Two high-quality companies with low PEG ratios are Caterpillar (CAT) and Cummins (CMI).
I expect the Trump effect to favor value stocks at the detriment of growth stocks in 2017. If stocks continue to rise next year, albeit at a slower pace, the advance will certainly spread to other sectors. Technology stocks, except those with sky-high valuations, should perform well, and I include Alliance Data Systems and Facebook among my 10 Top Value Stocks.
Here are five of my 10 top value stocks for 2017. All of my top value stocks are selling at bargain prices, and all have the potential to easily beat the stock market indexes in 2017!
Financials are flourishing after Donald Trump’s surprise election, and there’s one undervalued stock in the banking sector that’s looking quite attractive.
The Barron’s Next 50 list is chock full of millennial stocks - companies with products/services that cater to millennials. I like one of them in particular.
For the past five years, AMZN stock and FB stock have been two of the market’s great growth stories. But could you make the case that either stock is still undervalued? Let’s break it down.
When looking for undervalued stocks, you want to companies with good growth prospects too. Here are 10 that fit that bill.