Dividend Aristocrat

Stanley Black & Decker Inc.: FAST Graphs Fundamental Valuation by the Numbers Analysis

2018-07-11

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Introduction Stanley Black & Decker (SWK) is a leading manufacturer of hand tools, home security systems, industrial solutions and general hardware.  In the following analyze out loud video I will illustrate that this Dividend Aristocrat has generated an above-average record of operating growth.  As a result, the company has also produced dividend growth averaging 5.8% […]

Roper Technologies: The Best-Performing Dividend Aristocrat for the Past 2 Decades Is Not a Good Investment Today

2018-07-03

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Introduction Roper Technologies Inc. (ROP) has been the best-performing Dividend Aristocrat over the last couple of decades.  However, Roper is not your typical dividend growth stock.  In fact, in many ways I believe the company is better thought of as a growth stock.  Nevertheless, growth is a great asset to possess in every investor’s toolbox.  […]

Coca-Cola: FAST Fundamental Analysis

2018-06-29

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Introduction Coke is one of the most, if not the most, recognized brands in the world.  As a stock, The Coca-Cola Company (KO) is a blue-chip Dividend Aristocrat that has increased its dividend for 56 consecutive years.  The company is A+ rated by S&P Capital IQ, offers a current dividend yield of 3.6% and a […]

3M Company: It Didn’t Take a Crystal Ball to See That It Was Overvalued: Part 3

2018-05-31

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Introduction Regular readers of my work will attest to the fact that I am an avid proponent of valuation.  So much so, that I cannot recall writing an article where I didn’t discuss the importance of only investing in a stock when it was fairly-valued, or better yet – undervalued.  This obsession with valuation inspired […]

Cardinal Health: A Dividend Aristocrat the Risk Is Already Priced In-Part 2 of 7

2017-11-22

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Introduction As a value investor, I am totally cognizant of the reality that attractively valued bargains are hard to find in a strong bull market.  Moreover, as an experienced value investor I clearly understand that low valuations in a raging bull market are usually associated with issues and challenges sometimes real, sometimes imaginary.  The key […]

Aflac: A Valuation Conundrum? Fairly Valued Dividend Aristocrats: Part 1 of 7

2017-11-16

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Introduction Aflac (AFL) is a Dividend Aristocrat that has increased its dividend for 35 consecutive years.  However, it is only one of seven Dividend Aristocrats that I consider attractively valued in light of the current bull market.  Therefore, this will be the first in a series of seven articles where I will cover these seven […]

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