investing

Lingo every investor should know

The world according to GARP
Next
8 of 9
Back

Garp was the title character in a best-selling book by John Irving. Growth at a reasonable price, or GARP, examines a company's books to give investors an edge. GARP, a strategy often credited to Fidelity guru Peter Lynch, is a way of finding bargain-priced stocks.

So-called growth companies are those expected to expand rapidly, often in emerging fields such as new technologies. But their shares are often pricey. GARP investors seek out value stocks -- those of growing companies whose stock valuations are relative bargains.

"With growth investing, you're typically looking at companies with real high earnings growth, and in value investing, you are looking at companies that typically don't have very high valuations," says Rimel. "But GARP investing kind of employs both of those."


 

 

advertisement

          Connect with us
advertisement
CD & INVESTING NEWSLETTER

Learn the latest trends that will help grow your portfolio, plus tips on investing strategies. Delivered weekly.

CDs and Investment

How do I repay IRA loan?

Dear Dr. Don, Hello, I read your column about short-term, 60-day loans from an individual retirement account. How do you withdraw funds from an IRA? Can a person redeposit the funds back into the same IRA? Or can the money... Read more

advertisement

Blog

Sheyna Steiner

Investing is a sticky wicket in 401(k)s

Nearly a quarter of workers offered a 401(k) plan in 2013 didn't save any money. Plan sponsors think confusion about saving and investing could be to blame.  ... Read more

Partner Center
advertisement

Connect with us