Stanley Black & Decker Inc.: FAST Graphs Fundamental Valuation by the Numbers Analysis

Introduction Stanley Black & Decker (SWK) is a leading manufacturer of hand tools, home security systems, industrial solutions and general hardware.  In the following analyze out loud video I will illustrate that this Dividend Aristocrat has generated an above-average record of operating growth.  As a result, the company has also produced dividend growth averaging 5.8% Read more about Stanley Black & Decker Inc.: FAST Graphs Fundamental Valuation by the Numbers Analysis[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Searching for Alphabet’s True Worth? Should we Google it?

Introduction This is the third 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 Searching for Alphabet’s True Worth? Should we Google it?[…]

This Is Not Your Grandfather’s AT&T

Introduction I have had several readers request that I do an article on AT&T (T).  Since the company has just reported earnings, which have thus far received a strong and positive reaction from Wall Street, I thought now would be a good time. Following their earnings report, an article published on July 25, 2017 at Read more about This Is Not Your Grandfather’s AT&T[…]