A Comprehensive Look At Dividend Growth Stock Valuations Sector By Sector: Part 2


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 stocks available if you’re willing to look hard enough.


MisterValuation Featured Dividend Income Stock of the Week: Kohl’s Corp

Introduction In my quest to provide greater benefit to MisterValuation subscribers, I am continuously looking for ways to improve your experience and profit.  Therefore, this will be the second in an ongoing series of featured stocks of the week.  Currently, I have come up with three categories: Dividend Growth: In this category I will be Read more about MisterValuation Featured Dividend Income Stock of the Week: Kohl’s Corp[…]

20 Attractive Dividend Growth Stocks in Today’s Overvalued Market

I recently published a series of articles on Seeking Alpha and other sites that were free to the public where I presented 20 attractively valued dividend growth stocks with an aggregate yield of 4.3%.  If you haven’t already read them, here are links to both of those articles. 20 Dividend Growth Stocks To Buy Today Read more about 20 Attractive Dividend Growth Stocks in Today’s Overvalued Market[…]

10 Dividend Growth Stocks for Your Retirement Portfolios Aggregate Yield 4.3%: Part 2


After an exhaustive search of the dividend growth stock universe I identified 20 dividend growth stocks that I felt were currently worthy of consideration for retirement portfolios based on valuation. In part 1 of this 2-part series found here I discussed the current level of the S&P 500, and offered some important principles about valuation.  Additionally, I offered the first group of 10 of what I consider the highest quality members of the 20 screened research candidates I uncovered.  In this part 2, I will present the final 10 of 20 attractively-valued dividend growth stocks that I felt were currently worthy of consideration based on attractive or fair valuation relative to the overall market. […]

The Best Way to Judge Past Performance: Part Two


On virtually every financial website on the planet there is a never-ending daily stream of stock tips and recommendations.  Consequently, the investing public is literally flooded with information and advice regarding what stock to buy today or not to buy.  Some of what is offered is supported by factual information and logic, but unfortunately, much of what is offered is merely based on the opinion of the author.  This presents quite a challenge to the prudent prospective investor seeking sound advice or guidance.  The recommendations are presented and it is left up to the individual to act on the advice or not based on the content as written. […]

“Ye Of Little Faith” What Has It Cost You? Part 1


I believe that one of the most important attributes that a successful investor must possess is optimism.  Any serious student of financial history would recognize and acknowledge that economically speaking, things are good much more often than they are bad.  In the general sense, common stocks have risen far more often than they have fallen. That is not to say that bad times never come, because they most assuredly do.  However, even during bad times optimism has served investors better than pessimism.  The rational optimist recognizes that bad times are only temporary, and better times are sure to follow. […]

Five Undervalued Dividend Paying Retailers

We believe the retail sector is currently a mixed bag where some of the best names are currently too pricey to buy.  Retailers such as Costco (COST), Ross Stores (ROST) and T.J. Maxx (TJX) have seen their share prices skyrocket over the last year or so.  On the other hand, not all leading retailers have Read more about Five Undervalued Dividend Paying Retailers[…]

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

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 Read more about America’s Best Companies are Cheap – So Merry Christmas and a Prosperous New Year![…]

Kohl’s – A Lesson in Value

Kohl’s reported earnings today, that beat so-called expectations. Wal-Mart reported yesterday, also better than expected numbers. Kohl’s third quarter earnings were up 21% versus the same period of 2008. However, 2008’s third quarter was a down quarter. Therefore, the increase is off of depressed numbers. Wal-Mart reported a 3.2% increase versus the third quarter of Read more about Kohl’s – A Lesson in Value[…]