valuation

Why A 15 P/E Ratio Is Fair Value for Most Companies: Part 2

2019-08-22

Research Articles

Introduction To me, fair value, as it relates to common stock investments, is manifest when the current earnings yield provided by the company’s profits compensates me for the risk I am taking by providing both a realistic and acceptable return on my invested capital.  Most importantly, as will be explained later, current earnings yield and […]

The Essence of Valuation is Soundness Not Rate of Return: Part 1

2019-08-15

Research Articles

Introduction on Stock Valuation When it comes to writing about investing in common stocks, my favorite theme typically revolves around valuation.  In fact, I once had a reader dub me “Mr. Valuation.”  Which, I might add was very flattering to me.  Moreover, in the context of discussing valuation, there are normally three concepts that are […]

Microsoft Important Lessons in Valuation: Part 1

2019-08-06

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Introduction Before I get too deep into this article, I want to start out by stating that Microsoft (MSFT) has long been one of my favorite companies.  Many years ago, I invested in Microsoft as a pure growth stock and sold it in 2000 when it became dangerous overvalued after making a very healthy long-term […]

Invest in AmerisourceBergen for its Growth and Valuation – Speculate in a Potential Takeover

2019-05-22

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Introduction This is the first in a continuing series where I identify and present dividend growth stocks for an above-average long-term total return objective.  Throughout this series I will be illustrating that there are several prudent sources of long-term return and there is also luck or chance.  Personally, I suggest that investors strive to build […]

3M Company: Finally, a Great Dividend Growth Company Becoming a Good Investment!

2019-05-16

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Introduction I find it serendipitous that after just completing a 19-part series on how highly valued the general market is, I get the pause that refreshes.  Now please don’t read more into my words than are being offered.  I still believe that the market at large is fully valued.  Consequently, finding great companies at great […]

Chuck Carnevale on Financial Sense Newshour-Value Lacking in Today’s Market, Says Mr. Valuation

2019-05-07

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Recently Chuck appeared on the Financial Sense Newshour with Cris Sheridan and we wanted to share his radio broadcast with you. FAST Graphs creator Chuck Carnevale, aka Mr. Valuation, discusses current market valuations, the most overvalued and least overvalued sectors of the market, how he picks stocks and what he looks for. Click on the […]

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