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How to Value Shares and Outperform the Market by Glenn Martin

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12. Running Your Own Share Portfolio Successfully

We have seen in chapters 7 and 9 how you can produce intrinsic valuations for the FTSE100 and for individual shares. I explain in this chapter how you can use these valuations to manage successfully your own share portfolio.

The strategy described is for prudent investors who wish to limit their risk and seek to outperform the market over the medium to long term.

The steps required are as follows:

  1. Time your entry to the market.
  2. Draw up a shortlist of shares.
  3. Select shares for investment.
  4. Limit risk.
  5. Set up email alerts for the shares in your portfolio.
  6. Review progress and take appropriate action.

Let’s look at these steps in turn.

1. Time your entry to the market

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