John Dorfman

Dorfman: Cash flow can provide direction for investing in stock market

Years ago, I sponsored a debate between two prominent money managers about which measure was a better way to pick stocks — the price-earnings ratio ...

Where would late great stock guru Ben Graham invest?

If Ben Graham were alive to see today's pricey stock market, what would he buy? Every year, I try to pay homage to the man ...

Dorfman: Stocks clear series of hurdles to land place in 'Sane Portfolio'

My "Sane Portfolio" gets a major shake-up this year. As its name implies, the Sane Portfolio is intended as a moderately conservative portfolio. It's a ...

Dorfman: These 5 stocks show combination of value, growth

Looks or money? Brains or beauty? Value or growth? The world is full of false dichotomies. In the stock market, investors seek companies with good ...

Dorfman: 5 stocks with rapid revenue growth

Everyone likes companies with rapid sales growth. But the stock market is like a horse race in which the fastest horses must wear the ...

Dorman: Here's a stock market tool that isn't used much

Value investors live and die by ratios. One ratio that is helpful, but not used much, is the price/sales ratio — a stock's price divided ...

Dorfman: Perfect 10 Portfolio about profits, not beauty

About a year ago, Donald Trump remarked that supermodel Heidi Klum was "no longer a 10." Ms. Klum responded good-humoredly by wearing a T-shirt that ...

Dorfman: Apple and Sanfilippo are on the Casualty List

Thank you, Brexit. The decision of the United Kingdom to leave the European Union shook up stock markets worldwide, creating some bargains. Buying stocks that ...

Stocks for less than $10 a share

Theoretically, the absolute price of a stock tells you nothing. Psychologically, however the stock price can send a message. Stocks under $10 are considered risky, ...

Stock picks boast profitability, low debt

Let's imagine that you run a computerized dating service with 1,000 subscribers. You might know that 18 percent are blonde, 37 percent are tall, and ...

Here's my favorite 25 stocks

"Get long and then get loud." That old Wall Street saying refers to talking up one's own holdings. The practice is common, if a little ...