Mr. Valuation’s Best Valued Ideas For Retirement And Dividend Growth Portfolios: Cisco

Introduction This series of articles is designed to identify attractive, blue-chip, higher-yielding dividend growth stocks that are currently available at sound valuation. Consequently, the primary determinant for a company to be included in this series is sound and attractive current valuation. In other words, the research candidates presented in this series should not be thought[…]

Mr. Valuation’s Best Ideas For Retirement And Dividend Growth Portfolios: Emerson Electric

Introduction As regular readers of my work will attest, I am a strong advocate of only investing in a common stock when fair valuation is present. I write about this so much, that one of my regular readers and fellow Seeking Alpha author David Van Knapp dubbed me “Mr. Valuation.” Not only was I honored[…]

S&P 500 Telecom Services Sector: AT&T Vs. Verizon – Who Wins The Battle Between Growth, Yield And Value?

Introduction This article is the final article in this series on the major sectors of the S&P 500, and a follow-up of sorts from my last article on the S&P 500 Utilities Sector. Telecommunication Services is the smallest sector of the S&P 500 index with only 5 constituents. And similar to the Utilities Sector, but[…]

The Often Overlooked Danger When Investing In S&P 500 Utility Stocks – Part 10A

Introduction The S&P 500 is a large and broad index that includes 10 broad sectors and many types of individual companies. Many S&P 500 constituents pay dividends and many do not. One of the smallest sectors by weight is the Utilities Sector, comprising just over 3% of the total index, and includes 29 constituents. However,[…]