A Comprehensive Look At Dividend Growth Stock Valuations Sector By Sector: Part 2

Introduction

Finding attractively valued dividend growth stocks is getting harder and harder to do.  The overall market has been on a relentless advance for many years now, and high quality dividend paying growth stocks have been leaders.  Consequently, valuations have become extended beyond historical norms and I contend prudence.  Nevertheless, there are attractive dividend growth stocks available if you’re willing to look hard enough.

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These Are The Only Dividend Champions And Contenders That Appear Attractively Valued

Introduction

As the stock market continues its relentless advance, attractive valuations are getting harder and harder to find.  This is especially true for the highest quality blue-chip dividend growth stocks.  Perhaps more importantly, in addition to the market’s relentless advance, there has also been a clear flight to quality – especially with dividend growth stocks.  Therefore, the vast majority of the best-of-breed blue-chip dividend paying stocks are currently trading at elevated levels.  In other words, finding high quality and value is very rare today in the dividend growth segment.

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83 Attractive Dividend Growth Stocks for Your Retirement Portfolios: Part 2A

Introduction

I recently completed a 3 part series of articles offered to assist retired investors in designing the equity portion of their retirement portfolios.  In part 1 of this series found here I presented Peter Lynch’s 6 broad categories of stocks (businesses) that he wrote about in his best-selling book “One Up On Wall Street.”  The primary objective of this first article was simply to provide the reader a general idea of the various categories of common stocks that were generally available to choose among.  I presented one or two examples of each category in order to illustrate the advantages and/or disadvantages of each category.  I also pointed out that not every category was appropriate for most conservative retired investors. […]

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20 Attractive Dividend Growth Stocks in Today’s Overvalued Market

I recently published a series of articles on Seeking Alpha and other sites that were free to the public where I presented 20 attractively valued dividend growth stocks with an aggregate yield of 4.3%.  If you haven’t already read them, here are links to both of those articles. 20 Dividend Growth Stocks To Buy Today Read more about 20 Attractive Dividend Growth Stocks in Today’s Overvalued Market[…]

Cummins Inc: An Intriguing Opportunity for High Dividend Growth

Introduction Cummins Inc (CMI) is a leading designer, distributor and manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engines.  As I will illustrate in the analyze- out-loud video associated with this article, a recent drop in the company stock price has created a significant long-term opportunity for the dividend growth investor.  Attractive valuation and the company’s commitment Read more about Cummins Inc: An Intriguing Opportunity for High Dividend Growth[…]

20 Dividend Growth Stocks To Buy Today For Your Retirement Portfolios: Part 1

Introduction

We are in the seventh year of a strong bull market, and stock valuations have generally become extended as measured by the S&P 500.  It is undeniable that the overall market’s valuation today is higher than it has been in years.  However, even though that statement may be true in the general sense, it does not mean that every stock in the market is overvalued.  Nevertheless, there are many investors unwilling to invest in any common stocks simply because they believe the market is too high, even though there may be many individual stocks available at attractive valuations. […]

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There is a Lot of Value in this Market: Part 1

Introduction Whenever there is a rise in stock values as we have experienced over the past year or so, it seems to be human nature to automatically assume that valuations have become too high.  However, although it is possible that this is true, it is not necessarily so.  A lot has to do with where Read more about There is a Lot of Value in this Market: Part 1[…]

How to Know What Rate of Return to Expect from your Stocks: Part 2

Introduction In Part 1 of this series found here, we voiced the notion that there are two primary attributes, valuation and the rate of change of earnings growth, which prudent investors can use to forecast the potential future returns on their stocks. However, Part 1 was primarily focused on ascertaining the principles which laid the Read more about How to Know What Rate of Return to Expect from your Stocks: Part 2[…]

Cummins Inc: Gear Up Your Dividend Portfolio For Strong Growth With A Dividend Kicker

Although Cummins Inc. (CMI) is a semi-cyclical company, it represents a powerful opportunity for capital appreciation as it moves out of a down cycle.  Since the great recession of 2008, Cummins’ shareholders have enjoyed significant earnings growth and strong capital appreciation, coupled with a rising dividend.  However, recent weakness in their share price has created Read more about Cummins Inc: Gear Up Your Dividend Portfolio For Strong Growth With A Dividend Kicker[…]

Six In Value Large-cap Industrial Stocks with Forecast Earnings Growth of 15% or Better

This article looks at six large-cap industrial companies that are expected to grow earnings at 15 to 20% over the next 3 to 5 years.  Even though these industrial stalwarts do possess moderate levels of cyclicality,they usually generate above-average earnings growth as they come out of cyclical troughs.  Consequently, if you can buy them when Read more about Six In Value Large-cap Industrial Stocks with Forecast Earnings Growth of 15% or Better[…]