33 Tips about Focus

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We’ll probably take “R&D” positions in stocks [before completely finishing our research]. Action adds a sense of urgency to the work –...
I’ve never had the confidence to make precise distinctions about which of the stocks we own will go up more than the others. It’s hard enough at...
If I didn’t have partners, the concentration [65% of the portfolio in the top seven stocks] would be even higher. A company compounding capital at...
One general thing we’ll do is focus on areas that are not being talked about. We’ll look at each other and say, “I haven’t heard anything...
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Focus on what you want to have happen. Remember that old saying, "As you think, so shall you be."
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One of my biggest jobs is to keep everyone focused. Don’t stare at the red numbers on the screen – call companies, call industry contacts to hear...
One red flag is when management sits down with us and right off asks, “What do you think is wrong with our share price?” Any implicit or explicit...
Diversification is a big part of our risk management. An important percentage of Omega’s total capital is our own money and we’re just trying to...
People tend to assume that the only form of active portfolio management is through relatively concentrated portfolios. We think there's an equally...
What works for us is between 10 and 20 positions. Owning more than 20 stocks, it’s too hard to follow the companies very closely, and a big winner...
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