Finding Value In The S&P 500: 9 Healthcare Dividend Growth Stocks: Part 1

Introduction

Most everyone would agree that the stock market as measured by the S&P 500 is not cheap today.  However, there might be a great deal of disagreement regarding precisely how overvalued the S&P 500 currently is.  Nevertheless, I would agree that in the general sense, stocks are not exactly bargains today.  This might especially be true regarding best-of-breed blue-chip dividend growth stocks.  Low interest rates have enhanced the attraction for high-quality dividend paying stocks.

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12 Attractive Fast-Growing Dividend Growth Stocks for High Total Return

Introduction

The current market environment is presenting many challenges to the conservative retired investor in need of current income.  Interest rates are near all-time lows and the valuations of many blue-chip dividend growth stocks have become extended.  Consequently, it is becoming very difficult to find quality investment opportunities that can provide safety through sound valuation, attractive yield and the potential to fight inflation. […]

Why Gilead Is The Most Exciting Growth Opportunity In 2014

Introduction Earnings drive stock price in the long run and Gilead Sciences Inc (GILD) is entering a remarkable period of what could only be called astounding future earnings growth.  This has not gone unnoticed by the market, as the stock price has been on a steady ascent for the past several months. Furthermore, there have Read more about Why Gilead Is The Most Exciting Growth Opportunity In 2014[…]

Stocks 2014: Investing for Growth – The Power and Protection of High Compounding Earnings Growth – Part 2

As I become more mature (translate: gotten older), my investment philosophy has slowly evolved into a more conservative posture.  When I was a younger investor I felt I had time on my side, and therefore, was willing to take on greater risk as long as I believed that greater rewards could follow.  In other words, Read more about Stocks 2014: Investing for Growth – The Power and Protection of High Compounding Earnings Growth – Part 2[…]

Gilead Sciences Inc: Strong Growth At An Unreasonably Low Price

Gilead Sciences Inc (GILD) is an innovative healthcare company with a strong record of historical earnings growth and expectations for above-average growth into the future.  Nevertheless, Mr. Market seems unwilling to recognize the past and future earnings power of this niche pharmaceutical growth stock.  Consequently, the company trades at a single digit PE ratio that Read more about Gilead Sciences Inc: Strong Growth At An Unreasonably Low Price[…]