Emerson Electric: High-yield, Sound Valuation and 59 Consecutive Years of Dividend Increases, Part 2

Introduction

When I’m looking for a stock to add to my portfolio, there’s nothing more frustrating than spending a significant amount of time and effort on research – only to discover that the company in question is significantly overvalued.  Consequently, my first step always starts out with an assessment of the relative valuation of the company I am considering.  No matter how much I admire the company, its management team and its financial health and strength, I simply refuse to pay more for a stock than I believe it is worth.  The most commonly accepted investing principle is to buy low and sell high.

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