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5 Dividend Paying Giants of Technology Trading at Absurdly Low Valuations?


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Any owner of a business will tell you that the value of their business is based upon the earnings and cash flows it generates on their behalf.  The more profitable the business is, the more valuable it is to its owners.  In addition to just being common sense, this principle is also mathematically sound.  When […]

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


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Sysco Corp. is the largest food service distributor in the United States with an approximately 17% market share of this highly fragmented industry. Founded in 1969 and headquartered in Houston, Texas, Sysco went public in 1970 with a base of $115 million in combined sales from their originating nine small food distributors with the dream […]

Want to Seek ‘Significant’ Alpha? Look Beyond Dividend Stocks


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On March 30, 2011 an author that I have a great deal of respect for published an article titled “Investors who seek Alpha should seek out dividend stocks”. Although I share an appreciation and penchant for owning quality dividend paying growth stocks, I also took exception to the innuendo and conclusions that his article presented. […]

Q1 2011: The S&P Is Fairly Valued


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As investors, we do not believe in forecasting stock markets or stock prices on individual stocks. Instead, we approach investing as the process of calculating intrinsic value based on fundamentals. To us, the most important fundamental to be considered when evaluating the True Worth™ of a market or a common stock is earnings. Therefore, it’s […]

5 Dividend Champions That Work Hard for Your Money


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You worked hard over your lifetime to build a nest egg in order to fund your retirement. Doesn’t it make sense that now that you’re retired your money should work as hard for you as you worked for it? When you were working, you were accustomed to receiving a raise in pay each year. Why […]

Warren Buffett Bought Lubrizol on the Cheap


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Monday’s announcement that Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) is purchasing Lubrizol (LZ) for $135 a share is just one more example that Warren Buffett is the consummate value investor. Even after paying a $30 premium over the $105 closing price on Friday, we believe that Berkshire Hathaway is purchasing this specialty chemical company at a discount to […]

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