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Building A Dividend Growth Portfolio from Scratch in Today’s Expensive Market

2021-03-17

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Introduction The stock market as measured by the S&P 500 is at an all-time high. However, that is not what concerns me. What I am worried about is the extremely high relative valuation of the market. To be clear, the market can be trading at an all-time high and still be attractively valued. Moreover, the […]

Principles of Valuation Part 2: Price Is What You Pay, Value Is What You Get

2019-12-03

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Introduction “Price Is What You Pay. Value Is What You Get.” The venerable investor Warren Buffett has a real knack of putting complex concepts and ideas into simple and easily understood terms. In my opinion, his quote, “Price is what you pay. Value is what you get” is one of the more profound and important […]

Invest in AmerisourceBergen for its Growth and Valuation – Speculate in a Potential Takeover

2019-05-22

Research Articles

Introduction This is the first in a continuing series where I identify and present dividend growth stocks for an above-average long-term total return objective.  Throughout this series I will be illustrating that there are several prudent sources of long-term return and there is also luck or chance.  Personally, I suggest that investors strive to build […]

Is There Real Value in These 7 Distribution Services Companies? Part 6

2019-02-19

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Introduction As I stated in previous articles in this series, my primary objective is to provide the reader with a clear perspective of just how different individual stocks are and how different companies operating in different sectors are. Consequently, I will be covering every sector that FactSet covers. As different as each of these sectors […]

The Most Important Stock Investment Lesson I Ever Learned

2017-05-08

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Introduction My investing career officially started in 1970.  However, for several years prior to that time I was an avid and interested student of common stock investing.  My initial lessons were taught by studying the behavior and practices of the most renowned stock investors.  Although these academic pursuits taught me a great deal, nothing taught […]

Finding Value In The S&P 500: 9 Healthcare Dividend Growth Stocks: Part 1

2016-08-04

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Introduction Most everyone would agree that the stock market as measured by the S&P 500 is not cheap today.  However, there might be a great deal of disagreement regarding precisely how overvalued the S&P 500 currently is.  Nevertheless, I would agree that in the general sense, stocks are not exactly bargains today.  This might especially […]

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