Weitz Quality at a Discount Investing: Six Elements of Quality

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  • 15 mins 42 secs
Weitz Investment Management’s Quality at a Discount investing framework uses six quality elements as a roadmap for identifying above-average to excellent businesses that can be bought at a discount to estimated intrinsic value. Co-CIO and portfolio manager Brad Hinton, CFA, and director of equity research Barton Hooper, CFA, break down the importance of each quality element and how our research team considers them when evaluating companies.


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