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Recent Market Action A Value Investor’s Perspective

2020-03-05

Research Articles

Introduction For some time now I have been pointing out that the stock market as measured by the S&P 500 has become moderately overvalued.  However, even more to the point, I still believe that to be true even after the price corrections we have experienced recently as a result of the coronavirus.  In other words, […]

AGNC Investment Corp.: Not Suitable for Retirement Accounts – Part 3

2019-09-18

Research Articles

Introduction This is the third in a series of articles where I will be covering the historical performance and operating results of popular and highly recognized mREITs (mortgage REITs). In my first installment, I covered Annaly Capital Management (NLY) found here; in my second installment I covered Dynex Capital, Inc. (DX) found here; with this installment […]

Have these 5 Best Defense (Stocks) Become the Best Offense (Stocks)?

2019-01-09

Research Articles

Introduction Nothing clears the palate of a diehard value investor better than a good old-fashioned bear market.  In calendar year 2018 – and especially December 2018 – we were given what I would call a bear market.  However, not all bear markets are the same.  Sometimes bear markets occur because of a bad economic scenario […]

Here is What I Don’t Want as a Dividend Growth Investor

2016-09-09

Research Articles

Introduction Achieving long-term success as a dividend growth investor implies a long-term buy-and-hold strategy.  The reasons why are simple and straightforward.  The primary objective of a committed dividend growth investor is to achieve a growing dividend income stream.  This primary objective further implies achieving an increasing level of income that can fight inflation while simultaneously […]

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 […]

These Are The Only Dividend Champions And Contenders That Appear Attractively Valued

2016-07-18

Research Articles

Introduction As the stock market continues its relentless advance, attractive valuations are getting harder and harder to find.  This is especially true for the highest quality blue-chip dividend growth stocks.  Perhaps more importantly, in addition to the market’s relentless advance, there has also been a clear flight to quality – especially with dividend growth stocks.  […]

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