Every year Fortune publishes its highly regarded Fortune 500, a list of the top 500 companies in the U.S. by revenue. While the revenue a business brings in is important, it should never be the gauge for the success of a business or management team. As an investor, the most important measure is the return a company earns on the cash it invests. For that reason I created the Value Investor 500, a qualitative look at the top 500 publicly traded companies in the U.S. Read on for more on the Value Investor 500, the top 25 stocks on it, and one Value Investor 500 company Warren Buffett and the Motley Fool both like right now.
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