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Subject:  Re: Bags? Bagger? Date:  5/10/2013  12:24 PM
Author:  rationalwalk Number:  201612 of 256655

The amount you invest in a company is the "bag" you start with. If it doubles, you have a two bagger, if it triples you have a three bagger, and so on. Of course success or failure depends on how long it takes the bags to multiply. A two bagger over ten years is only a mediocre equity return while it would be a home run if achieved in a year or two.
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