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Valuation is a Measurement of Soundness and Not the Primary Total Return Producer: Part 1

2016-09-28

Research Articles

Introduction Much of what I write about is related to the importance of valuation in one way or another.  I do this, because I am a fervent believer that one of the most important metrics that investors should be considering before investing in a stock is the relative valuation of the shares they are purchasing. […]

A Comprehensive Look At Dividend Growth Stock Valuations Sector By Sector: Part 2

2016-08-26

Research Articles

Introduction Finding attractively valued dividend growth stocks is getting harder and harder to do.  The overall market has been on a relentless advance for many years now, and high quality dividend paying growth stocks have been leaders.  Consequently, valuations have become extended beyond historical norms and I contend prudence.  Nevertheless, there are attractive dividend growth […]

Retired Investors Should Give This Blue-Chip Technology Stalwart a Close Look

2016-05-13

Research Articles

Introduction I believe that building and managing a successful stock portfolio is simple and straightforward, but not necessarily easy.  Building and successfully managing a portfolio of individual stocks requires work, a disciplined philosophy and a reasonable commitment of time.  But perhaps most importantly, it’s critical to start out with a precise understanding and acceptance of […]

In Today’s Overheated Market Control Risk in Your Retirement Portfolios with Sound Valuation

2015-08-20

Research Articles

Introduction Investing money in anything is never without risk.  When investing in liquid investments, prices can and do fluctuate daily.  Importantly, all liquid investments can fluctuate in price, and that includes both stocks and bonds.  I mention this because price volatility, especially when investing in common stocks, represents one of the biggest risks that investors […]

20 Attractive Dividend Growth Stocks in Today’s Overvalued Market

2015-08-13

Research Articles

I recently published a series of articles on Seeking Alpha and other sites that were free to the public where I presented 20 attractively valued dividend growth stocks with an aggregate yield of 4.3%.  If you haven’t already read them, here are links to both of those articles. 20 Dividend Growth Stocks To Buy Today […]

20 Dividend Growth Stocks To Buy Today For Your Retirement Portfolios: Part 1

2015-08-07

Research Articles

Introduction We are in the seventh year of a strong bull market, and stock valuations have generally become extended as measured by the S&P 500.  It is undeniable that the overall market’s valuation today is higher than it has been in years.  However, even though that statement may be true in the general sense, it […]

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