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[…]

Demo 6 FAST Graphs FUN Graphs – Financial Underlying Numbers

FUN is an acronym for Financial Underlying Numbers. FUN Graphs are designed to empower premium subscribers the capability to quickly and efficiently engage in a comprehensive and deep dive into each company’s historical fundamental results.  There are 4 separate but comprehensive and powerful FUN graphing options available to premium subscribers.  Each of these graphing options Read more about Demo 6 FAST Graphs FUN Graphs – Financial Underlying Numbers[…]

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[…]

The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) FAST Graphs YouTube Subscriber Request Series:

Sherwin-Williams (SHW) is a terrific company with all the growth and consistency characteristics that I prefer.  Historically the company has grown at double-digit above-average rates.  However, since coming out of the Great Recession the company’s earnings growth rate has accelerated significantly.  Consequently, Sherwin-Williams has been trading at uncharacteristically higher valuations than normal since 2013.  On Read more about The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) FAST Graphs YouTube Subscriber Request Series:[…]

Magna International (NYSE:MGA) – FAST Graphs Analyze-Out-Loud Analysis

Magna International is a Canadian based Auto Parts Equipment company that has had excellent growth over its lifetime, but the market has generally valued it at a low P/E ratio of 9 to 10. In this video, we will analyze the company and identify possible return opportunities using these historical norms based on analysts’ consensus Read more about Magna International (NYSE:MGA) – FAST Graphs Analyze-Out-Loud Analysis[…]

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?[…]

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[…]

Long-term Microsoft Shareholders Your Money May Be in Jeopardy

Introduction Microsoft (MSFT) reported strong 4th quarter and fiscal year 2018 earnings.  The company’s earnings per share beat the analyst estimates by $.05 and their revenue of $30.09 billion beat analyst estimates by $860 million.  All in all, it was a great quarter and investors initially responded positively in after-hours trading. Clearly, there was an Read more about Long-term Microsoft Shareholders Your Money May Be in Jeopardy[…]