The Unbridled Truth About Dividends Contribution to Shareholder Profitability

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[…]

Microsoft Has Been A Better Business Than It Has A Stock, But That Is About To Change

Currently Microsoft (MSFT) is attracting a lot of attention thanks to its launch of Windows 8 and many exciting new products based on this important upgrade. However, within all this attention there is a lot of negative bias applied to this blue-chip technology behemoth.  Consequently, the goal of this article is to provide the truth[…]

Cisco: Switch To This Undervalued Dividend Growth Stock To Boost Your Retirement Portfolio

We don’t believe that anyone will argue against, or should argue against, the idea that the Internet will continue to grow for many years to come.  Cisco Systems (CSCO) is the world’s largest supplier of high performance Internet networking systems and solutions.  According to research from Standard & Poor’s Corp., Cisco’s product families are comprised[…]

Darden Restaurants Inc: Fundamental Stock Research Analysis

This article is going to examine Darden Restaurants Inc (DRI), the world’s largest full-service restaurant company, through the lens of FAST Graphs™ – fundamentals analyzer software tool.  The 15-year historical chart on Darden Restaurants Inc shows a picture of undervaluation.  With a nice dividend yield, the prudent dividend growth investor may want to conduct his[…]

Dun & Bradstreet Corp: Fundamental Stock Research Analysis

With this article we are going to take a look at Dun & Bradstreet Corp (DNB) through the lens of FAST Graphs™ – fundamentals analyzer software tool.  In reviewing the 13-year historical FAST Graphs on Dun & Bradstreet Corp, we see a company that is currently undervalued. With a steadily-increasing dividend each year, this might[…]

Albemarle Corp: Fundamental Stock Research Analysis

Today we are going to take a look at Albemarle Corp (ALB) through the lens of FAST Graphs™, fundamentals analyzer software tool.  Headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Albemarle Corporation, is a leading global developer, manufacturer, and marketer of highly-engineered specialty chemicals.  A quick review of the 10-year historical graph shows Albemarle Corp to be undervalued[…]

If Apple Were Not A Tech Stock It Would Be Trading at $1000/share and Worth Every Penny

Introduction: The Current Mispricing of Technology At the risk of jumping on the everybody’s-writing-articles-on-Apple-bandwagon, this article is offered at the request of a loyal reader.  Our objective is to put not only Apple’s valuation into perspective, but also what we believe to be the current undervaluation of technology stocks in general.  If looking at how[…]