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There is a Lot of Value in this Market: Part 1


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Introduction Whenever there is a rise in stock values as we have experienced over the past year or so, it seems to be human nature to automatically assume that valuations have become too high.  However, although it is possible that this is true, it is not necessarily so.  A lot has to do with where […]

How to Know What Rate of Return to Expect from your Stocks: Part 2


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Introduction In Part 1 of this series found here, we voiced the notion that there are two primary attributes, valuation and the rate of change of earnings growth, which prudent investors can use to forecast the potential future returns on their stocks. However, Part 1 was primarily focused on ascertaining the principles which laid the […]

Cummins Inc: Gear Up Your Dividend Portfolio For Strong Growth With A Dividend Kicker


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Although Cummins Inc. (CMI) is a semi-cyclical company, it represents a powerful opportunity for capital appreciation as it moves out of a down cycle.  Since the great recession of 2008, Cummins’ shareholders have enjoyed significant earnings growth and strong capital appreciation, coupled with a rising dividend.  However, recent weakness in their share price has created […]

Six In Value Large-cap Industrial Stocks with Forecast Earnings Growth of 15% or Better


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This article looks at six large-cap industrial companies that are expected to grow earnings at 15 to 20% over the next 3 to 5 years.  Even though these industrial stalwarts do possess moderate levels of cyclicality,they usually generate above-average earnings growth as they come out of cyclical troughs.  Consequently, if you can buy them when […]

Six High-profile Industrials with Staggering Three-year Performance? (Part 1)


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Introduction This will be the first in a series of articles that look at when risk can be disguised as opportunity.  The article will cover six high profile and well-known industrial companies that have outperformed the S&P 500 as our economy has come out of the recession of 2008 and 2009.  Each of the six […]

Cummins Inc. (CMI) Staggering Three-Year Annualized Performance? (Part 2 of 7)


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Cummins Inc. (CMI) is best known as a manufacturer of some of the world’s best diesel engines. Founded in Columbus, Indiana in 1919; as the Cummins Engine Company they built their reputation on the economy, power, reliability and durability of their engines. The following description is taken directly from their website: “Cummins Inc., a global […]

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