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Beyond The Zulu Principle

Extraordinary Profits from Growth Shares

By Jim Slater

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Beyond The Zulu Principle

Extraordinary Profits from Growth Shares

By Jim Slater

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A brand new edition of the classic bestseller

The goal of all investors is to make the maximum possible profit from their investments. ‘Beyond The Zulu Principle’ shows you how to do this by focusing on growth shares. Jim Slater believes he has discovered a major market anomaly that should enable both private and institutional investors to enjoy exceptional returns in the stockmarket.

A number of important factors are crucial to successful investment. Jim Slater explains how to choose a company operating in the right sector with an advantage over its competitors. He also highlights the importance of directors’ dealings, CEO changes, relative strength, cash flow accelerating earnings, and the capacity of some companies to clone their activities.

Simple but enormously effective, the guidance offered here should help readers to make stockmarket profits well beyond the market averages.

About the author

Jim Slater trained as a Chartered Accountant but first became well-known for writing an investment column in The Sunday Telegraph under the nom-de-plume 'Capitalist' before starting Slater Walker in 1964. After his high-profile days in the City, Jim produced his autobiography and wrote many children's books and investment books including the best-selling The Zulu Principle. He devised Company REFS, a monthly company statistical guide, and took advantage of the commodities boom by co-founding Galahad Gold which over four years made profits averaging 66% per annum from gold, molybdenum and uranium investments.


“Beyond the Zulu Principle is easy to read, understandable, enjoyable and enlightening. The nearest thing to a page-turner the sophisticated private investor will find on the financial bookshelves.”

– Terry Bond, Proshare

“This is Jim Slater’s best book to date. He explains in simple terms complex techniques of quantitative analysis such as applying sieves to find cheap and good shares. The chapters on PEGs and Technology Stocks are particularly good.”

– Terry Smith, Daily Express

“There is a really superb chapter on Technology Stocks which alone justifies the book.”

– Conor McCarthy, Techinvest


Preface 2010
Preface to the 1996 Edition

1. Your Approach to Investment
2. Why Growth Shares
3. What is a Growth Share?
4. Price-Earnings Growth Factors
5. PEGS at Work
6. Cash Flow
7. Relative Strength
8. Management
9. Competitive Advantage
10. Strong Financial Position
11. Accelerating Earnings per Share
12. Other Investment Criteria
13. Your Stockbroker and You
14. Putting it all Together
15. Portfolio Management
16. Bull and Bear Markets
17. Technology Stocks
18. Cyclical Stocks
19. Recommended Reading
20. Summary


Published: 10/01/2011
Edition: 1st
Pages: 240
Formats: hardback - ISBN 9780857190024
ebook - ISBN 9780857191229
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