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Emerson Electric: High-yield, Sound Valuation and 59 Consecutive Years of Dividend Increases, Part 2

2016-05-26

Research Articles

Introduction When I’m looking for a stock to add to my portfolio, there’s nothing more frustrating than spending a significant amount of time and effort on research – only to discover that the company in question is significantly overvalued.  Consequently, my first step always starts out with an assessment of the relative valuation of the […]

How to Determine the Value of a Cyclical Stock like Emerson Electric: Part 1

2016-05-20

Research Articles

Introduction Identifying the intrinsic value of a cyclical stock is more difficult than valuing a company with a steady history of growing earnings.  However, there are many Dividend Aristocrats and Dividend Champions that are, in fact, cyclical companies.  In spite of this cyclicality, they have been able to steadily increase their dividends for over 25 […]

Suffering Stock Market Stress? Consider This Market with Negligible Volatility and Consistently Rising Values Instead!

2016-02-05

Research Articles

Introduction It would be an understatement to call the recent stock market activity turbulent.  High stock price volatility makes investors anxious and some people even become downright frightened.  These emotional responses are often exaggerated for people in or near retirement.  Therefore, I contend that all investors need to find ways to keep their emotions in […]

10 Undervalued Dividend Champions For 2016: Be Greedy When Others Are Fearful

2015-12-23

Research Articles

Introduction Dividend Champions/Aristocrats are the go-to dividend paying stocks for prudent investors desirous of a safe, predictable and growing stream of income on the common stock portion of their retirement portfolios.  As most investors are aware, in order to be classified as a Dividend Champion/Aristocrat a company must meet the stern test of consecutively increasing their […]

10 Undervalued Dividend Champions for 2016: Be Greedy When Others Are Fearful

2015-12-21

Research Articles

Introduction Dividend Champions/Aristocrats are the go-to dividend paying stocks for prudent investors desirous of a safe, predictable and growing stream of income on the common stock portion of their retirement portfolios. As most investors are aware, in order to be classified as a Dividend Champion/Aristocrat, a company must meet the stern test of consecutively increasing […]

11 Dividend Aristocrats That Have Come Into Fair Value

2015-09-22

Research Articles

Introduction Recent weakness in the stock market is creating value for those with the foresight and courage to invest when opportunities present themselves.  This is important, because subsequent to the Great Recession many of the premier dividend growth stocks such as those on the Standard & Poor’s Dividend Aristocrats list have become overvalued. Many attribute […]

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