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Stocks for 2014: Fairly Valued Dividend Growth Stocks with an Emphasis on Dividends – Part 4

2014-01-30

Research Articles

Introduction I am a firm believer that common stock portfolios should be custom-designed to meet each unique individual’s goals, objectives and risk tolerances.  With that said, I believe it logically follows that in order to create a successful portfolio, the individual investor must first conduct some serious introspection to be sure that they truly “know […]

Stocks for 2014: Growth and Income For Total Return Part 3

2014-01-21

Research Articles

Introduction When investing in common stocks, there is no one strategy that fits all investors.  Some investors are focused on investing for income, some for capital appreciation and others for various combinations of both.  Additionally, there is the issue of risk tolerance.  Some investors are willing and capable of assuming greater risk if they believe […]

Baxter International Inc: Fundamental Stock Research Analysis

2013-01-16

FAST Graphs At-A-Glance

Before analyzing a company for investment, it’s important to have a perspective on how well the business has performed.  Because at the end of the day, if you are an investor, you are buying the business.  The FAST Graphs™ presented with this article will focus first on the business behind the stock.  The orange line […]

The Unbridled Truth About Dividends Contribution to Shareholder Profitability

2012-11-27

Research Articles

The Two Components of Total Return There have been many recent published articles and discussions that indicate that dividends have become the Rodney Dangerfield of the investing world.  In short, dividends get no respect, as many believe that dividends do not add to a shareholder’s profitability.  We believe that dividends represent a return bonus.  This […]

Supply Your Portfolio With Healthy Growth From Medical Suppliers

2012-05-25

FAST Graphs At-A-Glance

With baby boomers being one of the biggest population bubbles, medical suppliers can be a healthy addition to a portfolio.  Here are five medical supply companies that are trading below their normal historical PE ratios and inline or slightly below their estimated growth rates.  Consequently, they represent an opportunity for above-average growth and yield. Five […]

The Top 25 Best Dividend Challengers To Buy Today

2012-01-13

Research Articles

This is the third and final article of a series of articles we have prepared on dividend paying stocks with a history and legacy of increasing their dividends each year. Our first article covered Dividend Champions, dividend paying stocks with a history of increasing the dividend every year for at least 25 years and can […]

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