Security Analysis: The Classic 1951 Edition: The Classic 1951 Edition

Security Analysis: The Classic 1951 Edition: The Classic 1951 Edition

Hardcover | December 31, 2004

byBenjamin Graham

not yet rated|write a review

With nearly a million copies sold, Security Analysis has been continuously in print for more than sixty years. No investment book in history had either the immediate impact, or the long-term relevance and value, of its first edition in 1934. By 1951, seventeen years past its original publication and more than a decade beyond its revised and acclaimed 1940 second edition, authors Benjamin Graham and David Dodd had seen business and investment markets travel from the depths of Depression to the heights of recovery, and had observed investor behavior during both the calm of peacetime and the chaos of World War II.

The prescient thinking and insight displayed by Graham and Dodd in the first two editions of Security Analysis reached new heights in the third edition. In words that could just as easily have been written today as fifty years ago, they detail techniques and strategies for attaining success as individual investors, as well as the responsibilities of corporate decision makers to build shareholder value and transparency for those investors.

The focus of the book, however, remains its timeless guidance and advice--that careful analysis of balance sheets is the primary road to investment success, with all other considerations little more than distractions. The authors had seen and survived the Great Depression as well as the political and financial instabilities of World War II and were now better able to outline a program for sensible and profitable investing in the latter half of the century.

Security Analysis: The Classic 1951 Edition marks the return of this long-out-of-print work to the investment canon. It will reacquaint you with the foundations of value investing--more relevant than ever in tumultuous twenty-first century markets--and allow you to own the third installment in what has come to be regarded as the most accessible and usable title in the history of investment publishing.

Pricing and Purchase Info

$55.82 online
$73.95 list price (save 24%)
In stock online
Ships free on orders over $25

Security Analysis: The Classic 1951 Edition: The Classic 1951 Edition

Hardcover | December 31, 2004
In stock online Not available in stores
$55.82 online $73.95 (save 24%)

From the Publisher

With nearly a million copies sold, Security Analysis has been continuously in print for more than sixty years. No investment book in history had either the immediate impact, or the long-term relevance and value, of its first edition in 1934. By 1951, seventeen years past its original publication and more than a decade beyond its revise...

From the Jacket

The Book that Launched Value Investing, with Guidance and Insights that Stand the Test of TimeSecurity Analysis: The Classic 1951 Edition provides a rare glimpse into the fundamental building blocks of modern value investing, with insights and strategies for the modern individual investor that are as valuable today as they were more th...

Benjamin Graham is widely acknowledged to be the father of modern security analysis. The founder of the value school of investing and founder and former president of the Graham-Newman corporation investment fund, he taught at Columbia University's Graduate School of Business from 1928 through 1957. Graham popularized the examination of...

other books by Benjamin Graham

The Intelligent Investor Rev Ed.
The Intelligent Investor Rev Ed.

Paperback|Feb 21 2006

$20.80 online$28.50list price(save 27%)
Intelligent Investor: The Classic Text on Value Investing
Intelligent Investor: The Classic Text on Value Investi...

Hardcover|May 3 2005

$29.93 online$43.50list price(save 31%)
The Interpretation Of Financial Statements: The Classic 1937 Edition
The Interpretation Of Financial Statements: The Classic...

Hardcover|May 6 1998

$27.97 online$37.00list price(save 24%)
see all books by Benjamin Graham
Format:HardcoverDimensions:770 pages, 9.3 × 6.3 × 2.2 inPublished:December 31, 2004Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071448209

ISBN - 13:9780071448208

Look for similar items by category:

Customer Reviews of Security Analysis: The Classic 1951 Edition: The Classic 1951 Edition

Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Benjamin Graham at his best!! Simply the best investing book ever written! Get it! Now!
Date published: 2013-09-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Graham is the Light in the Investment World Graham is the Light in the Investment World, without him the investment world would be much darker. Few legendary practioners gave close to what Graham did in teaching the lessons he learned about security analysis. Second to his intellectual generosity would be his student Warren. This book evolved from the previous two editions, cumulating Graham's best teachings into a single tome.
Date published: 2005-04-04