Invest in AmerisourceBergen for its Growth and Valuation – Speculate in a Potential Takeover

Introduction This is the first in a continuing series where I identify and present dividend growth stocks for an above-average long-term total return objective.  Throughout this series I will be illustrating that there are several prudent sources of long-term return and there is also luck or chance.  Personally, I suggest that investors strive to build Read more about Invest in AmerisourceBergen for its Growth and Valuation – Speculate in a Potential Takeover[…]

3M Company: Finally, a Great Dividend Growth Company Becoming a Good Investment!

Introduction I find it serendipitous that after just completing a 19-part series on how highly valued the general market is, I get the pause that refreshes.  Now please don’t read more into my words than are being offered.  I still believe that the market at large is fully valued.  Consequently, finding great companies at great Read more about 3M Company: Finally, a Great Dividend Growth Company Becoming a Good Investment![…]

Slim Pickens in the Utilities Sector: Part 19

Introduction This is part 19 and the final part of my series covering all the various sectors reported by FactSet.  However, the popular idea of saving the best for last does not apply in this instance.  As I indicated throughout each installment, there were some sectors that I felt offered better investment opportunities than others.  Read more about Slim Pickens in the Utilities Sector: Part 19[…]

Undervalued Growth and Dividend Growth in Health Technology: Part 11

Introduction Although many Health Technology Sector companies have significantly outperformed the market on a long-term basis, they have significantly underperformed the market since the beginning of 2015.  With only a few minor exceptions, this is true for most companies, especially the pharmaceutical companies, operating in this sector. On the other hand, there are several examples Read more about Undervalued Growth and Dividend Growth in Health Technology: Part 11[…]

Finding Value In Consumer Durables – A Very Diverse Sector: Part 3

Introduction This is part 3 of a series where I have conducted a simple screening looking for value over the overall market based on industry classifications and subindustry classifications reported by FactSet Research Systems, Inc. In part 1 found here  I covered the Consumer Services Sector.  In part 2 found here I covered the Communication Read more about Finding Value In Consumer Durables – A Very Diverse Sector: Part 3[…]

Finding Value In The Communication Sector Is Easy Today – Finding Growth Is A Different Matter (Part 2)

Introduction This is part 2 of a series where I have conducted a simple screening looking for value over the overall market based on industry classifications and subindustry classifications reported by FactSet Research Systems, Inc. In part 1 found here, I covered the Consumer Services Sector.  In this part 2, I will be covering the Communication Read more about Finding Value In The Communication Sector Is Easy Today – Finding Growth Is A Different Matter (Part 2)[…]

I Love Bear Markets – Look at All the Value It Has Brought Us! Part 1

Introduction Although most investors hate bearish stock market activity, value investors – like yours truly -relish them.  Moreover, bearish market activity becomes especially welcome after extended periods of high valuation like we have been experiencing since calendar year 2014.  High valuations make it very difficult for value investors to find attractive common stock investments.  Consequently, Read more about I Love Bear Markets – Look at All the Value It Has Brought Us! Part 1[…]

9 More A Rated or Better Attractively Valued Dividend Growth Stocks

Introduction In part 2B of my current series on building and diversifying a dividend growth portfolio I presented 20 dividend growth stocks.  However, in the FAST Graph analyze out loud video I only covered 11 of the 20 companies, one for each of the major sectors.  As a result, I have had requests to provide Read more about 9 More A Rated or Better Attractively Valued Dividend Growth Stocks[…]