Research Articles

How to Determine the Value of a Cyclical Stock like Emerson Electric: Part 1

Chuck Carnevale - Friday, May 20, 2016

9 Fairly Valued Mid-Cap Consumer Discretionary Dividend Growth Stocks: Part 2B

Chuck Carnevale - Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Which is Best-Investing For Income or Total Return: Part 2

Chuck Carnevale - Friday, March 11, 2016

Dividends Don’t Drive Total Return They Contribute To It: Part 1

Chuck Carnevale - Thursday, March 03, 2016

Retirees: The Risks, Dangers and Advantages of Reaching For Yield: Part 2B

Chuck Carnevale - Tuesday, October 13, 2015

10 Dividend Growth Stocks for Your Retirement Portfolios Aggregate Yield 4.3%: Part 2

Chuck Carnevale - Monday, August 10, 2015

20 Dividend Growth Stocks To Buy Today For Your Retirement Portfolios: Part 1

Chuck Carnevale - Friday, August 07, 2015

How Much Bond Duration Could You Endure?

Chuck Carnevale - Thursday, July 16, 2015

Designing a Retirement Portfolio That’s Just Right For You

Chuck Carnevale - Friday, July 10, 2015

The Shocking Truth About Share Buybacks

Chuck Carnevale - Thursday, May 07, 2015

Attractively Valued Ameriprise Financial: a Long-Term Total Return Opportunity Raises Dividend 16%

Chuck Carnevale - Friday, April 24, 2015

Mr. Valuation disagrees with Henry Blodget: "It's a Market of Stocks" is not a Meaningless Phrase

Chuck Carnevale - Thursday, April 16, 2015

Why Gilead Is The Most Exciting Growth Opportunity In 2014

Chuck Carnevale - Friday, August 15, 2014

Stocks for 2014: Are Dividend Paying Cyclical Stocks Acceptable Investments For Retirement Portfolios? - Part 6

Chuck Carnevale - Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Stocks for 2014: High Yield and Fairly Valued Dividend Stocks for High Current Income – Part 5

Chuck Carnevale - Wednesday, February 12, 2014

For Maximum Total Return Go for Growth

Chuck Carnevale - Friday, October 25, 2013

Trying To Beat The Market Is A Fool’s Errand

Chuck Carnevale - Thursday, October 17, 2013

Utilities - Today’s Best Bond Alternative

Chuck Carnevale - Thursday, August 22, 2013

For A Healthier Portfolio - Look Here

Chuck Carnevale - Thursday, July 25, 2013

Are Blue-Chip Consumer Staples Worth Today’s Premium Valuations?

Chuck Carnevale - Thursday, July 18, 2013

Searching For Value And Finding It In Today’s Market - Sector By Sector

Chuck Carnevale - Friday, June 14, 2013

Own These World’s Leading Brands And Never Fear A Recession Again

Chuck Carnevale - Friday, June 07, 2013

This Is What Real Bubbles Look Like

Chuck Carnevale - Tuesday, May 28, 2013

General Electric Looks Like It’s Becoming The Shareholder-Friendly Company It Once Was

Chuck Carnevale - Tuesday, May 21, 2013

The Dow Hits All-Time Highs, But The Truth Is It Remains Cheaply Valued

Chuck Carnevale - Wednesday, May 15, 2013

My Top 10 Fairly Valued Fast-Growing Stocks

Chuck Carnevale - Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Many Of My Dividend Growth Stocks Have Become Overvalued, What Do I Do Now?

Chuck Carnevale - Thursday, April 25, 2013

The Truth About The Impact Of Dividend Reinvesting

Chuck Carnevale - Wednesday, April 10, 2013

The Unbridled Truth About Dividends Contribution to Shareholder Profitability

Chuck Carnevale - Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Cisco: Switch To This Undervalued Dividend Growth Stock To Boost Your Retirement Portfolio

Chuck Carnevale - Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Blue-Chip Dividend Aristocrats - There is a Lot of Value in this Market: Part 4

Chuck Carnevale - Thursday, October 11, 2012

If You Own Utility Stocks, Consider Selling The Overvalued Ones - Part 1

Chuck Carnevale - Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Lock In Sysco Corp's High Yield Before It's Too Late

Julie C - Monday, March 12, 2012

5 Dividend Aristocrats To Buy Now

Julie C - Monday, March 12, 2012

United Technologies Corp: Dividends, Earnings And Valuation Analysis

Julie C - Tuesday, March 06, 2012

Sonoco Products Dividend, Earnings, And Valuation Analysis

Julie C - Tuesday, March 06, 2012

Casey's General Stores, Inc.: Dividends, Earnings And Valuation Analysis

Polly C - Tuesday, March 06, 2012

Nike (NKE): Just Do It - Sell

Julie C - Thursday, February 09, 2012

Becton Dickinson- A Healthy Dividend Growth Stock On Sale

Julie C - Friday, January 20, 2012

Dividend Champions a Rare Undervalued Opportunity

Julie C - Friday, January 06, 2012

Aflac’s (AFL) Fair Value PE Ratio Should Be Double, and So Should Its Price

Julie C - Wednesday, November 09, 2011

Two High-Yield Choices - SCANA Corp.(SCG) and Darden Restaurants (DRI) - Similar PE Ratios But One is Much Cheaper

Julie C - Friday, November 04, 2011

Netflix - A Brutal Lesson On the Dangers of Overvaluation

Julie C - Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Most of the 10 Best Performing Dow Jones Industrial Stocks are Great Buys Today

Julie C - Friday, October 14, 2011

Prof. Schiller and CAPE, Maybe Correct Generally, But Specifically Wrong: The Market is Currently Cheap

Julie C - Wednesday, October 12, 2011

The Legacy of Steve Jobs and the Record of Apple will Live On

Julie C - Thursday, October 06, 2011

Are You Properly Positioned for the Return of the Economic Vitality of America

Julie C - Thursday, September 29, 2011

Sell your Bonds and Gold and Buy Dividend Growth Stocks Before it is Too Late

Julie C - Thursday, September 15, 2011

8 Strong Growth Stocks Significantly Under-valued by Mr. Market

Julie C - Thursday, September 01, 2011

The Greatest Risk We Face: To Again Falling Into a Recession

Polly C - Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Illinois Tool Works (ITW): Innovation, Growth, Above-Average Yield and Low Valuation: (Part 7 of 7)

Julie C - Friday, August 05, 2011

Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) Piling Up Profits: Part 4 of 7

Julie C - Monday, August 01, 2011

F.A.S.T. Graphs™ video blog on 3M Co. (MMM) and Emerson Electric Co. (EMR)

Julie C - Friday, July 29, 2011

Cummins Inc. (CMI) Staggering Three-Year Annualized Performance? (Part 2 of 7)

Julie C - Thursday, July 28, 2011

Six Attractively Valued Dividend Growth Stocks Reporting Earnings!

Julie C - Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Should Dividend Growth Investors Forgive General Electric? Part 2 The Jeffrey R. Immelt Era - Part 2

Julie C - Friday, July 15, 2011

Should Dividend Growth Investors Forgive General Electric?

Julie C - Thursday, July 14, 2011

The S&P 500 ends Q2, 2011 Fairly Valued, Year-end Target 1467

Julie C - Wednesday, July 06, 2011

Visa and MasterCard Deserved a Higher Price

Julie C - Friday, July 01, 2011

Sysco (SYY): Gourmet Stock at a Fast Food Price with a Sweet Dividend Dessert

Julie C - Thursday, April 28, 2011

Want to Seek 'Significant' Alpha? Look Beyond Dividend Stocks

Julie C - Wednesday, April 13, 2011

5 Dividend Champions That Work Hard for Your Money

Julie C - Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Pitney Bowes: Is the 6% Yield Worth the Risk?

Julie C - Thursday, March 10, 2011

Hudson City Bancorp: Bum or Bum Rap?

Julie C - Thursday, March 03, 2011

5 Technology Titans Offering Growing Dividend, Capital Appreciation Potential (Part II)

Julie C - Monday, February 28, 2011

When Others Are Fearful, Buy Hewlett Packard

Julie C - Thursday, February 24, 2011

When and Why to Buy or Sell a Stock (Part 1 of a Series)

Julie C - Sunday, October 24, 2010

Why Buy and Hold Will Always Be a Sound Investing Strategy

Julie C - Tuesday, October 19, 2010

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“When FAST Graphs™ were unavailable because of Hurricane Sandy, I realized how much I need them in order to make investment decisions.

(Wish I could be) Long FAST Graphs!!!”


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“Love the F.A.S.T. Graphs™: One glance and you know a whole lot.”


“About Chuck's F.A.S.T. Graphs™: They are invaluable to me in making decisions about the stocks I own (in addition to what you are saying about doing other research) and the ones I hope to own in the future.”


"Chuck -- Your proprietary F.A.S.T. Graphs™ are a VERY impressive tool!"


“If there were an Investor Hall of Fame for people who have helped others with their investing, and sharing valuable information, you and your F.A.S.T. Graphs™ would get one of my selections.”


“I love Chuck's F.A.S.T. Graphs™! Well worth the price of admission for what he gives you.”


"Chuck - Thank you for your well thought out articles. I tend to be a visual type of person so I really appreciate the F.A.S.T. Graphs™ approach."


"Great article, as always! I always look forward to your articles, and am especially eagerly awaiting your next in this series. I find the F.A.S.T. Graphs™ extremely helpful."


“Your F.A.S.T. Graphs™ put all of this in a single artful picture and the accompanying spreadsheets hammer home the point.”


“I use the F.A.S.T. Graphs™ method to evaluate all of my ideas. I recommend it for individual investors, since it helps them focus on data and get past the many emotional arguments.”


“I recently subscribed to the F.A.S.T. Graphs™, and these articles are helping me learn how to better use them. They really do give you a good quick look at the valuations picture. A much needed tool!”


“I also always appreciate the clear-cut information provided through your F.A.S.T. Graphs™ and articles.”


“Thanks, Chuck, for your F.A.S.T. Graphs™. Each of these graphs is worth 1,000 words in describing a company's growth, consistency and valuation. Thanks for sharing your graphs.”


“Thanks, Chuck. Love the F.A.S.T. Graphs™! It makes investing so much more clear.”


“Chuck's F.A.S.T. Graphs™: They are invaluable to me in making decisions about the stocks I own (in addition to what you are saying about doing other research) and the ones I hope to own in the future.”


”I am amazed at the usefulness of your F.A.S.T. Graphs™ and I plan on using them for a long time to come.”


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“Thanks for the F.A.S.T. Graphs™, Chuck. They are the best tool I've used.”