Roper Technologies: The Best-Performing Dividend Aristocrat for the Past 2 Decades Is Not a Good Investment Today

Introduction Roper Technologies Inc. (ROP) has been the best-performing Dividend Aristocrat over the last couple of decades.  However, Roper is not your typical dividend growth stock.  In fact, in many ways I believe the company is better thought of as a growth stock.  Nevertheless, growth is a great asset to possess in every investor’s toolbox.  Read more about Roper Technologies: The Best-Performing Dividend Aristocrat for the Past 2 Decades Is Not a Good Investment Today[…]

Activision Blizzard Inc.: A Solid Growth Stock with a Dividend Kicker Currently Overvalued

A subscriber to our YouTube channel requested that I produce some videos on Electronic Arts found here, Take-Two Interactive Software and Activision Blizzard Inc. I consider all three of these growth stocks, but unfortunately, I have done little research on any of them in the past.  Therefore, these videos are simply taking a fundamentals by Read more about Activision Blizzard Inc.: A Solid Growth Stock with a Dividend Kicker Currently Overvalued[…]

Electronic Arts Inc.: Rationally Valued Based on History Overvalued Based on Future Growth

At the request of one of our subscribers to our YouTube channel I offer the following analyze out loud video on the growth stock Electronic Arts, Inc (EA).  In the long run, earnings determine market price and the rate of change of earnings growth will determine a company’s valuation past, present and future.  In recent Read more about Electronic Arts Inc.: Rationally Valued Based on History Overvalued Based on Future Growth[…]

Coca-Cola: FAST Fundamental Analysis

Introduction Coke is one of the most, if not the most, recognized brands in the world.  As a stock, The Coca-Cola Company (KO) is a blue-chip Dividend Aristocrat that has increased its dividend for 56 consecutive years.  The company is A+ rated by S&P Capital IQ, offers a current dividend yield of 3.6% and a Read more about Coca-Cola: FAST Fundamental Analysis[…]

PepsiCo: Rare Opportunity to Buy at a Better Valuation: Part 6

PepsiCo (PEP) is a Dividend Aristocrat, Champion and blue-chip stalwart that has increased its dividend for 46 consecutive years.  Therefore, it should be no surprise that just as we saw with Procter & Gamble in part 5, this blue-chip stalwart has traditionally commanded a higher valuation (earnings multiple) than the average stock.  Over the past Read more about PepsiCo: Rare Opportunity to Buy at a Better Valuation: Part 6[…]

It Is No Longer a Gamble Investing in Procter & Gamble: Part 5

Introduction Procter & Gamble (PG) is a Dividend Aristocrat, Champion and blue-chip stalwart that has increased its dividend for 62 consecutive years.  Therefore, it should be no surprise that this blue-chip stalwart has traditionally commanded a higher valuation than most stocks.  Over the past couple of decades at least, it has been a very rare Read more about It Is No Longer a Gamble Investing in Procter & Gamble: Part 5[…]

Campbell Soup Company: High-Yield and Speculative Capital Gain Potential-Part 4

Introduction This is the fourth of what will be a long-running series highlighting dividend growth stocks that have technically entered bear market territory.  Many investors define a bear market as when prices fall at least 20%.  After coming out of the true bear market inspired by the Great Recession, stocks have generally been enjoying a Read more about Campbell Soup Company: High-Yield and Speculative Capital Gain Potential-Part 4[…]

3M Company: It Didn’t Take a Crystal Ball to See That It Was Overvalued: Part 3

Introduction Regular readers of my work will attest to the fact that I am an avid proponent of valuation.  So much so, that I cannot recall writing an article where I didn’t discuss the importance of only investing in a stock when it was fairly-valued, or better yet – undervalued.  This obsession with valuation inspired Read more about 3M Company: It Didn’t Take a Crystal Ball to See That It Was Overvalued: Part 3[…]

Dividend Growth Stocks in a Stealth Bear Market! Kimberly-Clark Corporation: Part 2

Introduction In part 1  found here of this multi-part series I discussed how several blue-chip dividend growth stocks have already entered a bear market. Therefore, I thought it would be helpful to provide FAST Graphs analyze out loud videos on several dividend growth stocks that have corrected from high valuation levels to more reasonable levels.  Read more about Dividend Growth Stocks in a Stealth Bear Market! Kimberly-Clark Corporation: Part 2[…]

Have You Noticed That Many Dividend Stocks are Finally in a Bear Market? General Mills Inc.: Part 1

Introduction For quite some time I have been complaining that most best-of-breed dividend growth stocks were overvalued.  Frankly, for the most part I continue to hold that opinion.  On the other hand, I am also starting to see what I’ll call a stealth bear market for many dividend growth stocks.  In some cases, this stealth Read more about Have You Noticed That Many Dividend Stocks are Finally in a Bear Market? General Mills Inc.: Part 1[…]