What Could I Realistically Make If I Invested in Apple Today?

Introduction Just as it always does, Apple’s (AAPL) Keynote event generated quite a buzz.  In addition to announcing several new products and upgrades, this year’s event inaugurated the Steve Jobs Theater at Apple Park.  And as usual, reactions to the presentation have been quite strong.  Perhaps more than any other company, Apple has both zealous Read more about What Could I Realistically Make If I Invested in Apple Today?[…]

My Visa Long is Getting Long in the Tooth

Introduction Over my lifetime I have invested in many different things.  In the process of doing that, I have learned that there are really only two types of investors.  As an investor, you are either active or passive.  Being active implies directly managing or being in control of your investment.  In contrast, as a passive Read more about My Visa Long is Getting Long in the Tooth[…]

Choosy Investors Choose J.M. Smucker and The Dividend Adds Value

Introduction The J.M. Smucker Company (SJM) is a “Dividend Contender” that has increased its dividend for 20 consecutive years.  After being overvalued for most of fiscal year 2017 (fiscal year ends in April) the company has since fallen into attractive valuation territory.  As a result, the company is available at a low P/E ratio relative Read more about Choosy Investors Choose J.M. Smucker and The Dividend Adds Value[…]

Costco After the Recent Correction-Overvalued Or Undervalued?

Introduction This is the fourth in a series of articles where I will cover popular and/or high profile stocks. The primary objective of this series will be to put a spotlight on the importance of forecasting future growth prior to making an investment decision. I elaborated on the importance of forecasting future growth in part Read more about Costco After the Recent Correction-Overvalued Or Undervalued?[…]