Building a Dividend Growth Portfolio from Scratch: 15 A Rated or Better Fairly Valued Opportunities

Introduction We remain in one of the longest bull markets in history.  Generally, with bull markets stocks tend to become highly valued.  Additionally, we also continue to find ourselves in a low interest rate environment based on historical standards.  However, after bottoming out in January 2017, interest rates have steadily increased.  Although interest rates remain Read more about Building a Dividend Growth Portfolio from Scratch: 15 A Rated or Better Fairly Valued Opportunities[…]

Newell Brands Inc (NYSE:NWL) FAST Graphs Analyze-Out-Loud Analysis

Newell Brands Inc. (NWL) has been one of the most requested stocks that I’ve been asked to provide an analyze out loud video on.  When I first  looked at it, I had to wonder why people were so interested in this particular stock.  Then I realized that statistically it looks great.  The company’s blended P/E Read more about Newell Brands Inc (NYSE:NWL) FAST Graphs Analyze-Out-Loud Analysis[…]

Western Digital Corporation (NasdaqGS:WDC) FAST Graphs YouTube Subscriber Request Series

Western Digital Corporation is a technology stock providing personal and business storage.  As illustrated in the analyze out loud video, the company has a cyclical operating history and as a result, the market has tended to value it at lower-than-average valuations.  Nevertheless, at only 4.2 times blended earnings the company is currently significantly undervalued even Read more about Western Digital Corporation (NasdaqGS:WDC) FAST Graphs YouTube Subscriber Request Series[…]

7 China-based Stocks for High Growth at a Reasonable Price

Introduction China has rapidly become the second largest economy in the world – second only to the United States, and by some calculations the largest.  As a result, China also has some of the fastest-growing publicly traded companies on the planet.  Moreover, tariff negotiations between the United States and China have recently become a political Read more about 7 China-based Stocks for High Growth at a Reasonable Price[…]

Update on Owens & Minor Inc.: An Undervalued Speculation or a Value Trap?

Introduction Owens & Minor Inc. reported earnings yesterday and simultaneously revised their 2018 earnings outlook lower.  As fate would have it, I produced an article and a video where I highlighted 12 undervalued dividend growth research candidates which included Owens & Minor.  When I produced the video, the FAST Graph fundamentals analyzer software tool was Read more about Update on Owens & Minor Inc.: An Undervalued Speculation or a Value Trap?[…]

4 Big Advantages of Investing in Undervalued Dividend Growth Stocks: Here Are 12 to Consider

Introduction Value investing is a proven long-term investing strategy that produces above-average results at below-average risk – if engaged in properly.  However, there are four primary advantages to investing in undervalued dividend growth stocks that facilitate strong long-term performance while simultaneously lowering risk.  The beauty of these advantages is that they provide insights and validations Read more about 4 Big Advantages of Investing in Undervalued Dividend Growth Stocks: Here Are 12 to Consider[…]

My Dirty Dozen Undervalued Dividend Growth Stocks

Introduction Relative to historical norms the overall stock market as measured by the S&P 500 is overvalued with the current blended P/E ratio of 19.2.  Historically, the S&P 500 would be considered fairly-valued when its P/E ratio was between 15 to 16.  Therefore, some could argue that the market is not terribly overvalued, but instead Read more about My Dirty Dozen Undervalued Dividend Growth Stocks[…]

25 Real-Life Examples: How High Valuation Can Hurt Investors, Let Me Count the Ways

Introduction It almost every article I have ever published, I talk about valuation in one manner or another.  So much so, that readers have dubbed me Mr. Valuation.  The primary reason I am so obsessed about valuation is because I believe it is one of the most important and yet mostly ignored and overlooked concepts Read more about 25 Real-Life Examples: How High Valuation Can Hurt Investors, Let Me Count the Ways[…]