Warren Buffett’s Investment Methodology   Warren Buffet portrait


Five Wednesdays • 1 p.m.-3:15 p.m. • Room 21

January 18 • February 1, 15 • March 1, 15*

This five-class seminar will explain Warren Buffett’s investment methodology as presented in Berkshire Hathaway’s annual letters to its shareholders. The first class will review the four criteria used by Buffett to analyze a business. Subsequent classes will cover the analysis of financial statements and discounted cash flows using the public SEC filings of well-known companies. No prior investment experience is needed. The examples and case studies are different every semester, so previous attendees can still learn. Find out what makes Warren Buffett’s investing unique!

*The fifth class (March 15) will be led by David Doo and will discuss his personal application of Buffett’s investment methodology.

Instructors: Kenneth E. Hansen, C.F.A., M.B.A., Vice President/Investments; and Jeffrey A. Pierce, M.B.A., Vice President/Investments, both of Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Inc., Member SIPC and NYSE; David Doo (March 15)

Coordinators: David Doo and Jim Monroe