Hey ! my book review of Christopher Mayer’s ” 100 Baggers : Stocks that return 100-1 & how to find them “ now features online on Outlook Business....just also happily observed that Stock Select for 2016 published in December 2015 is trending online as the No 1 most popular read on Outlook Business this year !….surely because Stock Select for 2015 ,Shemaroo @ Rs 159 given in December 2014 has rocketed over 100% inside a year & a half to current Rs 325+ levels …quite aware that if this year’s Select does not Click in the years ahead that ‘100 baggers’ will be read without the 1 ! 🙂
For want of Magazine Space the book review in print is a much truncated & edited version
For Full Flavour do check out my full review produced verbatim below :
Book Review by Gaurav A Parikh,MD of Jeena Scriptech Alpha Advisors Pvt Ltd
Book : 100 Baggers ~ Stocks that return 100-to-1 & how to find them
Author : Christopher W Mayer
Publisher : Laissez Faire Books
Published in : 2015
“ You make more money by sitting on your ass”
The author Chris Mayer could not have been more blunt in quoting Fund Manager, Martin Whitman
You need to Buy Right and Sit Tight for Years & Years & Years for that 100 Bagger .How do you Buy Right!? That’s the 100 Bagger Question Chris attempts to answer
My own experience of 100 Baggers leads me to pat Chris on the back.To give you some sense my three 100 Baggers Wipro,Mercator & Matrix Labs(now delisted as sold to Mylan) on which I had reinforced my credibility and standing had returned respectively 38700% inside three years,12000% inside 5 years and 10000 % inside 4.5 years.But sadly not all took the full ride!.It’s like I confess at Training Workshops is akin to Boarding a Train from Mumbai Central to Ahmedabad but getting off at Borivali!
Make no mistake! This book by Chris Mayer is not for those who seek Instant 100-to -1 multi-bagger Success by investing in Stocks.Such 100-to-1 odds are available real time at Wealth Destroying Casinos round the world!
Chris dedicates his Book to Thomas W Phelps,the first author of the first book on 100-Baggers
His inspiration to pen this book trails back a few years to a Conference in 2011 where the great Investor ,Chuck Akre made mention in his address of having read in 1972 the Barron’s Reviewed Book ‘100 to 1 in the Stock Market’ by Thomas Phelps which focused on compounding capital.Legendary Investor Peter Lynch talked of ten baggers but here was Thomas Phelps talking of 100 baggers !