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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Are These The 6 Best Stocks In The Dow Jones Industrial Average? – Part 3 Of 5

Introduction In Part 1 and Part 2  of this series I covered 12 of the 30 Dow Jones Industrial Average stocks that I considered the most expensive of the index.  With this part 3 I will be looking at 6 additional Dow stocks that for the most part I would consider fully valued to only Read more about Are These The 6 Best Stocks In The Dow Jones Industrial Average? – Part 3 Of 5[…]

Nvidia: Forecast Profits and/or Cash Flow Not Prices!

Introduction This will be the first 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.  The central idea is to determine whether or not a Read more about Nvidia: Forecast Profits and/or Cash Flow Not Prices![…]

Penske Automotive Group: Growth, Value and Dividend Growth Hiding in Plain Sight

Introduction Finding attractive investments in the dividend growth space has become a real challenge in today’s overheated market.  This is especially true if you limit yourself to looking in the obvious places.  Simply stated, you won’t find any bargains today in the Procter & Gambles, Johnson & Johnsons and Coca-Colas.  In other words, the flight Read more about Penske Automotive Group: Growth, Value and Dividend Growth Hiding in Plain Sight[…]