10 More of 50 Fairly-Valued Dividend Growth Stocks Offering Moderately High Yields: Part 2

Introduction This is the second of a five-part series presenting 50 dividend growth stocks that I have screened for current fair value.  With this article I will be covering 10 additional dividend growth research candidates in addition to the initial 10 that I presented in part 1 found here. Furthermore, I wanted to be clear Read more about 10 More of 50 Fairly-Valued Dividend Growth Stocks Offering Moderately High Yields: Part 2[…]

Why Are These 6 Dow Stocks Fairly Valued?: Part 4 of 5

Introduction Thus far, with the first 3 parts of this five-part series, we’ve examined 60% (18 of 30) of the 30 stocks in the Dow Jones Industrial Average.  What we found so far were that the majority of these constituents are currently overvalued or at least fully valued.  Finally, with this Part 4, we will Read more about Why Are These 6 Dow Stocks Fairly Valued?: Part 4 of 5[…]

Pfizer Inc. Invest For Attractive Valuation and The 4% Dividend Yield

Investment Thesis Pfizer Inc (PFE) is one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical firms with sales exceeding $50 billion.  The company is currently attractively valued at a blended P/E ratio of 13.3, offering a current dividend yield of 4%.  Pfizer is awarded an S&P credit rating of AA and possesses a modest debt to capital ratio Read more about Pfizer Inc. Invest For Attractive Valuation and The 4% Dividend Yield[…]

12 Dividend Growth Stocks That Meet My “Magic Formula for Dividend Growth Investors”

Investing Thesis When investing for dividend growth there are several key attributes that I consider crucial for long-term success.  My definition of long-term success is first and foremost to generate a steadily-rising dividend income stream, and secondarily, the opportunity to generate a reasonable level of capital appreciation.  With this article I will present 12 dividend Read more about 12 Dividend Growth Stocks That Meet My “Magic Formula for Dividend Growth Investors”[…]

Retired Investors: Apply a Value Investing Strategy and Earn More Income and Higher Returns

Introduction

Value investing produces safe, powerful long-term results, but it is often misunderstood.  This is why most of the greatest investors that have ever lived have employed some form of value investing as an integral part of their overall stock investing strategy.  However, the term, concept or strategy called value investing does not necessarily universally apply.  Like many financial terms and concepts, there are many nuances that pertain to the general concept of investing for value in common stocks. […]

Is Dow 17,000 Dangerously High? This Comprehensive Review May Surprise You!

Introduction The Dow Jones Industrial Average recently closed above 17,000, a historical record and milestone.  Consequently, the question at the forefront of every investor’s mind has understandably been raised.  Has the market now become dangerously high and therefore destined for a crash?  The truthful answer to this important question is that nobody can know for Read more about Is Dow 17,000 Dangerously High? This Comprehensive Review May Surprise You![…]

For A Healthier Portfolio – Look Here

The Health Care sector is comprised of many diverse companies, as can be seen from the list of subsectors provided below.  Historically the Health Care sector has been comprised of a significant number of companies with above-average growth rates of earnings.  Consequently, a majority of the companies comprising the Health Care sector could be thought Read more about For A Healthier Portfolio – Look Here[…]

The Dow Hits All-Time Highs, But The Truth Is It Remains Cheaply Valued

The Dow Jones industrial average sits above 15,000, an all-time high.  But don’t be fooled, this doesn’t mean that stocks are expensive.  I understand that it seems logical to assume that if the Dow Jones industrial average, what many believe to be the bellwether index of the stock market, is at an all-time high, then Read more about The Dow Hits All-Time Highs, But The Truth Is It Remains Cheaply Valued[…]

9 of the Second 10 Best Performing Dow Stocks are Fairly Valued

The Dow Jones Industrial Average Second 10 Best Performers There is a lot of discussion taking place today about whether or not stocks are good long-term investments.  Most of it is slanted towards the negative with dire forecasts of poor future returns. Implied in these forecasts of doom are opinions that stocks are overvalued today. Read more about 9 of the Second 10 Best Performing Dow Stocks are Fairly Valued[…]

6 High Yield Pharmaceutical Companies: Do They Justify the Risk?

Introduction Today Investors are keenly focused on income while simultaneously very risk averse.This current behavior brings with it a level of frustration.The appetite for yield is high precisely at a time when yields on the traditionally safest investments like bonds and CDs, etc. are at historic lows.On the other hand, dividend yields on many blue-chip Read more about 6 High Yield Pharmaceutical Companies: Do They Justify the Risk?[…]