Cardinal Health: A Dividend Aristocrat the Risk Is Already Priced In-Part 2 of 7

Introduction As a value investor, I am totally cognizant of the reality that attractively valued bargains are hard to find in a strong bull market.  Moreover, as an experienced value investor I clearly understand that low valuations in a raging bull market are usually associated with issues and challenges sometimes real, sometimes imaginary.  The key Read more about Cardinal Health: A Dividend Aristocrat the Risk Is Already Priced In-Part 2 of 7[…]

How is the FAST Graphs dividend payout ratio calculated? Is it div paid / earnings, or div paid / cash flow, or something else?

The dividend payout ratio reported by FAST Graphs is relative to the metric utilized.  If you are looking at “Adjusted (Operating) Earnings” then the dividend payout ratio would represent the portion of Operating Earnings paid.  If you are looking at “Operating Cash Flow” the dividend payout ratio would represent the portion of Operating Cash Flow, Read more about How is the FAST Graphs dividend payout ratio calculated? Is it div paid / earnings, or div paid / cash flow, or something else?[…]

I’m struggling to understand the definition of the orange P/E line especially in comparison to the blue P/E line. Do you have something you recommend me reading to fill in the gaps?

One of the most valuable features of the research tool is its dynamic capabilities.  Each time you draw a different timeframe, important calculations such as earnings growth rate (or the growth rate of whatever metric you are drawing) will be calculated relative to the timeframe drawn.  Therefore, it’s imperative that you always check the color-coded Read more about I’m struggling to understand the definition of the orange P/E line especially in comparison to the blue P/E line. Do you have something you recommend me reading to fill in the gaps?[…]

Aflac: A Valuation Conundrum? Fairly Valued Dividend Aristocrats: Part 1 of 7

Introduction Aflac (AFL) is a Dividend Aristocrat that has increased its dividend for 35 consecutive years.  However, it is only one of seven Dividend Aristocrats that I consider attractively valued in light of the current bull market.  Therefore, this will be the first in a series of seven articles where I will cover these seven Read more about Aflac: A Valuation Conundrum? Fairly Valued Dividend Aristocrats: Part 1 of 7[…]