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The Unbridled Truth About Dividends Contribution to Shareholder Profitability

2012-11-27

Research Articles

The Two Components of Total Return There have been many recent published articles and discussions that indicate that dividends have become the Rodney Dangerfield of the investing world.  In short, dividends get no respect, as many believe that dividends do not add to a shareholder’s profitability.  We believe that dividends represent a return bonus.  This […]

Ross Stores Inc: Stock Research Analysis

2012-08-08

FAST Graphs At-A-Glance

This article on Ross Stores Inc (ROST) was instigated at the request of a reader.  The Earnings and Price Correlated graph on Ross Stores Inc tells the story of a company with a strong and consistent record of historical earnings growth. We believe this is important information for prospective investors to know. About Ross Stores […]

How to Know What Rate of Return to Expect from your Stocks: Part 2

2012-07-03

Research Articles

Introduction In Part 1 of this series found here, we voiced the notion that there are two primary attributes, valuation and the rate of change of earnings growth, which prudent investors can use to forecast the potential future returns on their stocks. However, Part 1 was primarily focused on ascertaining the principles which laid the […]

Part Two: The Truth About Earnings and How Forecasting Earnings is the Key to Success

2012-03-21

Research Articles

In part one of this two-part series on the importance of earnings I focused on the historical relationship between earnings and market price utilizing cyclical companies to illustrate the validity of my thesis.  In this part two, I am going to focus on how since we learned from the past how important and highly correlated […]

Why Buy and Hold Will Always Be a Sound Investing Strategy

2010-10-19

Research Articles

It seems like the debate regarding the merits of the “buy-and-hold” investing strategy is alive and well. We always find these discussions amusing, because we believe that it is such a pointless discussion. There is no general argument or case that can be made to support the buy-and-hold strategy or to negate it. The only […]

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