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  Book Value   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The value at which an asset is carried on a balance sheet.
In the U.K., book value is known as "net asset value".
Book value is the accounting value of a firm.
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  Book value - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Book value is therefore relevant insofar as it forms the basis of various calculations e.g.
However, in the price/book ratio, the "book" value is most often not directly any assets or tangible assets, but all balance sheet assets minus all balance sheet liabilites, the balance sheet shareholders' equity.
In the price/book value ratio the "book value" is simply the shareholders' equity from the "books", or, the balance sheet.
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 Value investing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Followers of this style, known as value investors, generally buy companies whose shares appear underpriced by some forms of fundamental analysis; these may include shares that are trading at, for example, high dividend yields or low price-to-earning or price-to-book ratios, and so on.
In his book The Intelligent Investor (last revised in 2003), he advocates the important concept of margin of safety, which calls for a cautionary approach to investing.
Book value is meaningful only in some traditional stable industries where the value of an asset is well defined.
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 Indexfunds.com - Articles
Book value of equity is determined by the firm's accountants using historic cost information.
Consequently, book value of common equity may be a downward-biased estimate of net asset value for some firms, especially in recent years.
Value stocks have had higher average returns than growth stocks for the past several decades, although there have been periods when this was not true (1999, for example).
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 Understanding Book Value For Investors
Book Value means the value of the equity that is owned by shareholders according to the financial statements.
Book Value is also referred to as the net asset value since it is the value of assets net of (after subtracting) all debts and liabilities of all kinds.
Book Value per share is also known as the net asset value per share since it is the value of assets per share net of (after subtracting) all liabilities per share.
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 Book value
The book value of an asset is the value at which the asset is included in the accounts - specifically in the balance sheet.
The book value of assets can be very different from their real economic value to a company which (depending on circumstances) can be more accurately gauged by estimating their replacement cost  or re-sale value.
The book value shown in the accounts is usually the cost of an asset less accumulated depreciation.
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 Value Investing / Book Value Growth / Low Dilution / An aproach influenced by Warren Buffet.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The first number on the left is the rate at which there "book value per share" grew over a 10 year period and is represented as a multiple.
Although book value growth and dilution were compared on a ten year basis on both 15 an 10 year studies, I was able to exclude companies from the 15 year study that performed badly in the years between 1987-1993 even though the following 10 years '93 to present did very well.
So every time they sell one share the book value per share for all stock holders is raised (because they sold the shares at 3 times actual book value).
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 Comic Book Value   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A lover of books is usually referred to as a bibliophile, a bibliophilist, or a philobiblist.
So, for instance, in economic theory value is often defined as "willingness topay," despite the fact that few people actually assent to such a definition, or even exhibit such an understanding of value intheir lives.
There is generally thought to be a fundamental distinction in values between something beingvaluable as an end, or intrinsically, and something being valuable as a means, or extrinsically.
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 Your Old Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Books may have added interest if the text was originally suppressed or little acknowledged in its own day, with the result that few copies survive today.
Books found in attics, basements, and yard sales often appear to be old, interesting, or valuable to people unfamiliar with the vast numbers of books that survive from earlier centuries.
Books in poor condition may need to be repaired to lessen the chance of further damage, but the cost should be judged according to the book's worth-this would include, of course, the sentimental value of those books that the owner intends to keep.
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 Price Book Value Ratios
The book value of equity is the difference between the book value of assets and the book value of liabilities.
The measurement of the book value of assets is largely determined by accounting convention.
The price-book value ratio of a stable firm is determined by the differential between the return on equity and the required rate of return on its projects.
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 Market Value, Book Value, Mark-to-Model
A strength of book valuation is the fact that it is formula-driven.
A firm can "manufacture" book value earnings by selectively selling assets whose market values exceed their book values while continuing to hold assets whose market values are less than their book values.
Because accounting is largely based on book valuation, it may fail to recognize deterioration in a firm's financial condition that would be reflected in market valuations.
www.riskglossary.com /articles/valuation.htm   (1082 words)

 Foolish Fundamentals: Book Value [Fool.com: Motley Fool Take] January 24, 2006
Book value is an accounting concept that reflects a company's value according to its balance sheet.
Book value once approximated a company's market value, when most assets, such as factories and land, were capital-intensive and appeared on the balance sheet.
Book value can be a poor indicator of fair value for even a heavily industrial company.
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 Blue Book Value Automobiles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A book is a collection of leaves of paper, parchment or other material, bound together along one edge within covers.
The oral account (word of mouth, tradition, hearsay) is the oldest carrier of messages and stories.When writing systems were invented in ancient civilizations, clay tablets or parchment scrolls were used as, for example, in the library of Alexandria.
Value is a term that expresses the concept of worth in general, and it is thought to be connected to reasons forcertain practices, policies or actions.
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The book value of a vehicle at any time is its cost minus its accumulated depreciation.
The bottom line in book values is: Its good to know about what a car, truck or van is worth, but once you get there, other factors will have to be considered especially after the test drive.
No, not really, the book value is always to be considered just a tool with which to gauge the value of your current vehicle.
www.used-carlots.com /bookvalues.htm   (535 words)

 Fool.com: The Low Price/Book Value Ratio [Workshop] January 9, 2001
In a perfect world, book value would be the value of the company if it were liquidated.
Unfortunately, book value is subject to the vagaries of accounting.
Often, this amount has no relation to the Fair Market Value of those assets and a number of investors find book value to be a very unreliable indicator of the value of a company.
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 Book Value - Glossary - Encyclopedia - Library - VC Experts
Book Value - Glossary - Encyclopedia - Library - VC Experts
Book value of a stock is determined from a company's balance sheet by adding all current and fixed assets and then deducting all debts, other liabilities and the liquidation price of any preferred issues.
The sum arrived at is divided by the number of common shares outstanding and the result is book value per common share.
vcexperts.com /vce/library/encyclopedia/glossary_view.asp?glossary_id=208   (236 words)

 Book Values - How Much Is My Book Worth?
I feel that it would be a disservice to others to state general platitudes about book values - there are, especially in the world of book collecting, numerous exceptions to every rule.
If the book has a dustjacket, the dustjacket might state "book club edition" on the inside flap, or the lack of a price might also indicate that this is a book club edition.
For another, this book is on a subject that is popular today, and would appeal to folklorists, mythologists, astrologists, etc. It also has attractive illustrations, and books with attractive illustrations are generally desirable.
www.djmcadam.com /book-values.html   (1253 words)

 Blue Book Value for Mobile Homes and Manufactured Housing
The basic book value is determined based on the make, model, age, and size of the manufactured home.
The book value of manufactured housing estimates the replacement cost of the home using a mathematical model.
The book value works best for an average home in an average location where the local manufactured housing market is average.
www.mhvillage.com /Appraisal/AboutBook.php?loc=text1   (368 words)

 USATODAY.com - You can bank on value stocks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Value stocks are those that have low prices relative to the value of the company's assets, or its book value.
That means company A is trading for 37.5 times the book value of its assets.
Value stocks are often stocks you've never heard of or those you'd think someone would be crazy to invest in.
www.usatoday.com /money/perfi/columnist/krantz/2005-11-17-value-stocks_x.htm   (708 words)

 Cobeconet.com - The Investment FAQ - Analysis - Book Value
The problem in assuming you can sell off these assets and receive their listed value is that such values are accounting numbers, but otherwise pretty unrealistic.
That building might have been depreciated fully and is carried on the books for $0, while having a resale value of millions.
So consider book value to be assets less liabilities, which are just numbers, not real items.
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 Valuation Ratios: Price/Book Value - Investing 101 News Story - KPRC Houston
BOOK VALUE is a company's assets minus its liabilities.
It's also good at reflecting the value of banks and insurance companies that have a lot of financial assets.
The other drawback to book value is that it often reflects what an asset was worth when it was bought, not the current market value.
www.click2houston.com /investing101/8037842/detail.html   (420 words)

 Beware the Book-Value Trap   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This is the amount of common shareholders' equity on the balance sheet, or the value of a company's assets not financed through debt.
Book value is a basic measure that value-oriented investors often view as a price floor when a company isn't otherwise popular with investors.
Just because a stock trades below its book value doesn't mean it's a bargain, so besides fundamental analysis, we also rated the stocks on the screen on our proprietary Alpha factor to best avoid the lemons.
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 Aircraft blue book value and Kelly Blue Book Motorcycles including recreational vehicles rv blue book   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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 Mobile Home Book Value Free - Manufactured Home Book Value Free
The mobile / manufactured home book value you receive reflects the value that Chattel Mortgage would give on the information provided, in conjunction with N.A.D.A. The mobile home book out should not be considered an appraised value, as only an actual appraisal can determine the full value of the mobile / manufactured home.
If the mobile home is attached to land or acreage by way of deed or title, the book out value CANNOT be considered as a exact and true value.
The same is true for manufactured homes located in mobile home parks or communities, where amenities of the park may add additional value to the manufactured home not covered in the mobile home book value.
www.chattelmortgage.net /mobile_home_book_value.html   (146 words)

 Amazon.com: Huxfords Old Book Value Guide (Huxford's Old Book Value Guide, 13th ed): Books: Sharon Huxford   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This book does list values of 25,000 books as it claims, but it is incomplete in some very frustrating ways that have to do with how it was put together.
The overlarge physical size of the book also seemed unwieldy to me. Combined with the sense of slap-together technique and a look at the number of other "Huxfords" listings, I frankly feel that it is just an attempt to grab a piece of the growing 'collectibles' market.
Unless you are a professional book dealer, you will not fetch these prices on the internet, it is flooded with booksellers and the worth of a fine book seems to be waning.
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 Blue Book Value Automobile   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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It’s easier to negotiate a prearranged loan through ue book value automobile because you’re negotiating for a range instead of a fixed price.
The life span of most blue book value automobile can range from 12 months to 72.
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 book value Definition
Since companies are usually expected to grow and generate more profits in the future, market capitalization is higher than book value for most companies.
Since book value is a more accurate measure of valuation for companies which aren't growing quickly, book value is of more interest to value investors than growth investors.
The value of an asset as it appears on a balance sheet, equal to cost minus accumulated depreciation.
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