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Rare Interview with 106-Year-Old Investor Irving Kahn

December 28, 2011 | About:
Below is a rare interview with 106-year old value investor Irving Kahn who experienced the Great Depression as an adult. At 106, he continues to go to work everyday and does what he enjoys doing the most, looking for undervalued companies.

“There are a lot of opportunities out there, and one shouldn’t complain, unless you don’t have good health,” says Irving Kahn.

Irving Kahn Interview With CNN Money



No. 1: BristolMyers Squibb Co. (BMY), Weightings: 11.9004% - 1,610,881 Shares

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company is a global leader in the research and development of innovative lifesaving and life-enhancing treatments for heart disease; high blood pressure; stroke; diabetes; cancer; HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases; depression, schizophrenia and other mental disorders; pain; and other conditions. BristolMyers Squibb Co. has a market cap of $59.7 billion; its shares were traded at around $35.23 with a P/E ratio of 15.9 and P/S ratio of 3.1. The dividend yield of BristolMyers Squibb Co. stocks is 3.7%. BristolMyers Squibb Co. had an annual average earnings growth of 15% over the past 5 years.

No. 2: Pfizer Inc. (PFE), Weightings: 10.7755% - 2,588,862 Shares

Pfizer Inc is a research-based, global pharmaceutical company that discovers and develops innovative, value-added products that improve the quality of life of people around the world and help them enjoy longer, healthier, and more productive lives. Pfizer Inc. has a market cap of $167.35 billion; its shares were traded at around $21.77 with a P/E ratio of 9.5 and P/S ratio of 2.5. The dividend yield of Pfizer Inc. stocks is 3.7%. Pfizer Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 1.2% over the past 10 years.

No. 3: New York Community Bancorp Inc. (NYB), Weightings: 10.1786% - 3,633,261 Shares

New York Community Bancorp, Inc. is a producer of multi-family loans in New York City, with an emphasis on apartment buildings that feature below-market rents. New York Community Bancorp Inc. has a market cap of $5.41 billion; its shares were traded at around $12.37 with a P/E ratio of 10 and P/S ratio of 2.4. The dividend yield of New York Community Bancorp Inc. stocks is 8.1%. New York Community Bancorp Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 3.5% over the past 10 years.

No. 4: Merck & Co. Inc. (MRK), Weightings: 10.0811% - 1,309,532 Shares

Merck & Co. Inc. is a global research-driven pharmaceutical company dedicated to putting patients first. Merck & Co. Inc. has a market cap of $115.06 billion; its shares were traded at around $37.75 with a P/E ratio of 10.2 and P/S ratio of 2.5. The dividend yield of Merck & Co. Inc. stocks is 4.4%.

No. 5: Seaboard Corp. (SEB), Weightings: 6.461% - 15,230 Shares

Seaboard Corporation is a diversified international agribusiness and transportation company. Seaboard Corp. has a market cap of $2.53 billion; its shares were traded at around $2087.84 with a P/E ratio of 6.9 and P/S ratio of 0.6. Seaboard Corp. had an annual average earnings growth of 4.9% over the past 10 years.

About the author:

Alex Garcia
Alejandro Garcia, B.S. Business Admin-Option in Finance, is a private value investor who uses his blog as a means to write about his experience with Joel Greenblatt's Magic Formula

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