Established in 2000, Diamond Hill Capital (Trades, Portfolio) is a registered investment adviser based in Columbus, Ohio. It is independent and publicly owned, listed on NASDAQ (ticker symbol: DHIL) and included in the Russell 2000 Index. Diamond Hill manages seven traditional and alternative equity strategies, available in separately managed accounts, mutual funds and private investment funds.
The company’s investment process is predominantly bottom up, beginning with fundamental analysis of a company's profitability and market position, financial and competitive position, management quality, valuation, and growth components of valuation. Then a top-down analysis is also conducted, and investment team insight and experience is then applied to further narrow the universe of investable ideas for deeper analysis including the creation of a financial model. Continue Reading »