“When we own portions of outstanding businesses with outstanding managements, our favorite holding period is forever.”
— Warren Buffett
The Warren Buffett investment philosophy calls for a long-term investment horizon, where a two-decade holding period, or even longer, would fit right into the strategy. How would such a strategy have worked out for an investment into Micron Technology Inc. (NASD: MU)? Today, we examine the outcome of a two-decade investment into the stock back in 2001.
|Average annual return:||3.69%|
As shown above, the two-decade investment result worked out as follows, with an annualized rate of return of 3.69%. This would have turned a $10K investment made 20 years ago into $20,649.52 today (as of 06/24/2021). On a total return basis, that’s a result of 106.51% (something to think about: how might MU shares perform over the next 20 years?). [These numbers were computed with the Dividend Channel DRIP Returns Calculator.]
One more piece of investment wisdom to leave you with:
“Invest for the long haul. Don’t get too greedy and don’t get too scared.” — Shelby Davis