SeekingAlpha  Apr 17  Comment 
By The Gold Report: To find undiscovered stories, investors must venture into unfamiliar territory. In this interview with The Life Sciences Report, we go halfway around the world to speak with Scott Power of Morgans Financial Ltd. about companies...
SeekingAlpha  Apr 17  Comment 
By Shiv Kapoor: I thought I'd have a look at mega-cap stocks with high growth expectations today. The screen rationale is as follows: We may be at the start of a bear market. And if we are, mega-cap stocks would be safer than smaller...
SeekingAlpha  Apr 17  Comment 
By Mir: Fisher's Special Situation Either we have value stocks modestly valued by market or growth stock priced at insane multiples. Market is efficient on valuing value stocks and for growth companies you need the right point of entry....  Apr 16  Comment 
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- MediWound  shares are up 6.7% to $12.55 in trading on Wednesday. MediWound had coverage initiated with an "outperform" rating by analysts at Oppenheimer. The firm set a $25 price target on the shares.The biopharmaceutical...  Apr 16  Comment 
HELSINKI (dpa-AFX) - Metso Oyj's (MXCYY.PK) shares declined around 4 percent in the morning trade in Helsinki after the Finnish maker of rock crushers said it rejected a merger proposal from UK-based engineering solutions provider Weir Group...
SeekingAlpha  Apr 15  Comment 
By Brad Kenagy: In this article, I will be screening for dividend growth companies that I believe are mispriced, fundamentally strong, and undervalued. For my search, I will be using the screener to construct my initial list of mispriced...
DailyFinance  Apr 15  Comment 
Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ: CGNX) announced today that Richard A. Morin, Executive Vice President and CFO of Cognex, will discuss the company’s performance and future prospects at the Robert W. Baird Growth Stock Conference...
The DIV-Net  Apr 15  Comment 
The market shows a clear signal that the interest rates should rise in the near future but what should this mean for your long-term orientated dividend growth stocks? I believe that the high valuations must come down in some way. It...  Apr 15  Comment 
BENGALURU (dpa-AFX) - India-based software exporter Infosys Technologies Ltd. (INFOSYSTCH, 500209, INFY) said Tuesday fourth-quarter profit and revenues increased from the prior year. While the earnings exceeded estimates, revenues were shy of...
SeekingAlpha  Apr 14  Comment 
ByEddie Herring: Like a number of people, I have my favorite investors whom I study and try to learn from their writings and actions. Among these are Benjamin Graham, Peter Lynch, Philip Fisher, and Warren Buffett. All of these are recognized as...


Overview: Growth investing is the philosophy of investing in a security that shows signs of above-average earnings growth as compared to its industry or the overall market, even if the security appears expensive from a price-to-earnings or price-to-book perspective.

Theory: In addition to above average earnings growth, the theory behind growth stock investing, as opposed to value investing, is that stocks breaking into new price highs have no overhead supply. Because there is no overhead supply with stocks breaking into new price highs, the stock runs into less resistance. [1]

People: William O'Neil, who is recognized as the father of growth stock investing[2] dubbed this phenomenon the "Great Market Paradox". O'Neil in his book "How To Make Money In Stocks" claims to have researched the greatest winning stocks, and developed the "CAN SLIM" system that is largely the basis of growth stock investing.

This style of investing is also called capital growth investing since growth investors seek to maximize capital gains, not income from dividends. Companies that generally fall under this category tend to be driven by new technologies and/or domination of a niche market.

Notable proponents of this strategy include Philip Arthur Fisher, Jim Slater, Peter Lynch and Warren Buffett, although the latter has often maintained that there is no theoretical difference between value investing and growth investing.

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