Stocks for 2014: Are Dividend Paying Cyclical Stocks Acceptable Investments For Retirement Portfolios? – Part 6


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Introduction Chuck Carnevale This is final installment of a 6-part series of articles on stocks for 2014.  In the previous five installments – Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4 and Part 5, my focus was primarily on stocks of various categories that I believed were fairly valued even after the strong run that […]

7 Large-cap Industrials with High Growth Rates, Low Valuations and Above-average Dividend Yields


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This article screened the industrial sector searching for companies that offer above-average forecast earnings growth of 15% to 20% or better that could be purchased at an attractive valuation.  Although each of these companies pays a dividend, due to the cyclical nature of this industry we encourage the reader to carefully review the dividend history […]

America’s Best Companies are Cheap – So Merry Christmas and a Prosperous New Year!


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Let there be no confusion about the purpose and intent of this article.  It is intended to present a positive and enthusiastic defense and a reasoned support of our great country and its economic strength and promise.  There are far too many that want to criticize and denigrate our economy and the very system within […]

Ingersoll-Rand Corp. (IR) If Only You Bought On the Bad News? (Part 5 of 7)


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We have long held the investing philosophy that the best companies to invest in, are those that have the most consistent and highest earnings growth over time.  This philosophy is oriented to the long-term buy and hold investor.  In other words, we feel that companies with the best long-term track records are the most likely […]

Six High-profile Industrials with Staggering Three-year Performance? (Part 1)


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Introduction This will be the first in a series of articles that look at when risk can be disguised as opportunity.  The article will cover six high profile and well-known industrial companies that have outperformed the S&P 500 as our economy has come out of the recession of 2008 and 2009.  Each of the six […]

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