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

2011-11-09

Research Articles

This is the third in a series of articles that have been designed to provide investors greater insights into the proper understanding and utilization of the PE ratio as a valuation measurement tool. With this iteration we’re going to look at Aflac (AFL) as our example for using the PE ratio to identify significant undervaluation.  […]

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

2011-09-15

Research Articles

Introduction Early in their careers investment professionals are taught the importance and benefit of properly diversifying their client’s portfolios.  Modern Portfolio Theory (MPT), which was developed and promoted by academia, has taken diversification to the extreme.  According to Modern Portfolio Theory, asset allocation is the primary determinant of future returns and in the reduction of […]

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

2011-09-01

Research Articles

Positioning Statements and Principles We don’t believe in investing in the stock market.  Instead, we believe in investing in great businesses.  Therefore, we tend to focus more on how the business is performing on an operating basis than we do on stock price volatility.  In other words, we are most interested in whether or not […]

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

2011-04-13

Research Articles

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. […]

Fishing for The Six Best U.S. Dividend Stocks

2010-10-08

Research Articles

There is a running argument regarding whether or not dividend paying stocks are interchangeable for bonds. The pro-bond side argues in favor of the stability of bond prices and the predictability of bond interest. The pro-dividend paying stocks side argues in favor of the potential for increasing dividend income coupled with possible capital appreciation. In […]

Value versus Volatility

2009-12-04

Videos

All stock price movements do not mean the same thing. For example, the market collapse last year dropped most stocks. In truth, based on fundamentals some deserved to fall, while some did not. Understanding this distinction is a vital investor attribute. Today’s video will look at financials, two banks and two insurers. See if you can see […]

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