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Markets Reacting Badly to JNJ

2009-10-13

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JNJ reported better than expected earnings of $1.20 versus street estimates of $1.13. They raised full year 2009 guidance from $4.52 to $4.54 – $4.59. Of course, the stock is down 2% in early trading. Today’s video looks at JNJ based on fundamentals and evaluates what the change in guidance really means. Best when viewed in […]

Shopping the Market

2009-10-12

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This blog is offered to provide insights into investing in good businesses, rather than the stock market. We believe that the “stock market” is nothing more than the store you shop at to buy good businesses. Our goal is to appeal to investors desirous of being long-term shareholders, not day traders. Importantly, this is a […]

Valuation Predicts Returns

2009-10-09

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Valuation is an often overlooked, yet critical aspect of investing analysis. No matter how well a business performs, if its stock price is overvalued shareholder returns will be poor. On the other hand, if a company’s stock price is undervalued, future returns will be enhanced. Today’s video looks at one aspect from the perspective of a […]

PepsiCo Profits

2009-10-08

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PepsiCo reported better than expected profits this morning. Its stock trades at a historically low valuation. Therefore, its current yield is higher than normal with a history of growing. Today’s video looks at PepsiCo as a dividend growth opportunity. Best when viewed in full youtube screen. Disclosure: Author Manages Portfolios Long PEP Growth yield is a […]

One’s Pain, Another’s Gain!

2009-10-07

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Family Dollar is a low-overhead self-service retail store. Just the kind of store that appeals to budget-conscious consumers. Family Dollar reported record net income for the year ended August 29, 2009 up 24.7%. Today’s video looks at Family Dollar’s value in relation to earnings. Best when viewed in full youtube screen. Family Dollars is just one […]

Internet Icons!

2009-10-06

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Just fifteen years ago, there was no eBay, ten years ago no Google. Today they are among the most recognized brands in the world. I can’t think of better examples to illustrate how the individual company is more relevant than the market. Today’s Video looks at the two icons as compared to the stock market. Best […]

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