Whirlpool Corporation: Do You Have the Guts To Be Greedy While Others Are Fearful?

Introduction After today’s price drop, and frankly even before that, I thought that Whirlpool Corporation (WHR) represented a unique opportunity to invest in the world’s oldest and largest appliance manufacturer at extremely undervalued levels.  I understand that there have been issues, but I see nothing that would suggest that the price should be this low.  Read more about Whirlpool Corporation: Do You Have the Guts To Be Greedy While Others Are Fearful?[…]

Why a 15 P/E Ratio Represents Fair Value for Most (not all) Companies: FedEx Part 2

Introduction One of my favorite Warren Buffett quotes is “investing is most intelligent when it is most businesslike.”  The reason this quote resonates so much with me is because I believe it represents the essence of value investing.  To me, value investing is about positioning yourself as a shareholder/owner/partner in a wonderful business that you Read more about Why a 15 P/E Ratio Represents Fair Value for Most (not all) Companies: FedEx Part 2[…]

Sound Valuation Is More Important Than Time In The Market: Starbucks, Campbell Soup, FactSet Research Systems Inc: Part 1

Introduction I believe that two of the most important investing principles that prudent investors should embrace are valuation and time in the market.  Consequently, the title of this article is mildly misleading, because both concepts are extremely important towards achieving long-term investing success.  In other words, I believe attempting to argue the importance of one Read more about Sound Valuation Is More Important Than Time In The Market: Starbucks, Campbell Soup, FactSet Research Systems Inc: Part 1[…]

Are FANG Investors Playing the Role of Greater Fools? Analyze Out Loud Analysis of Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google

Introduction The greater fool theory is an investing metaphor that suggests that if you pay more for a stock than it is worth (intrinsic value indicates) that you are only doing this on the basis that a fool greater than you will come along and willingly pay you more.  When you think about it, the Read more about Are FANG Investors Playing the Role of Greater Fools? Analyze Out Loud Analysis of Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google[…]

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[…]

Dividend Growth Stocks in a Stealth Bear Market! Kimberly-Clark Corporation: Part 2

Introduction In part 1  found here of this multi-part series I discussed how several blue-chip dividend growth stocks have already entered a bear market. Therefore, I thought it would be helpful to provide FAST Graphs analyze out loud videos on several dividend growth stocks that have corrected from high valuation levels to more reasonable levels.  Read more about Dividend Growth Stocks in a Stealth Bear Market! Kimberly-Clark Corporation: Part 2[…]

Have You Noticed That Many Dividend Stocks are Finally in a Bear Market? General Mills Inc.: Part 1

Introduction For quite some time I have been complaining that most best-of-breed dividend growth stocks were overvalued.  Frankly, for the most part I continue to hold that opinion.  On the other hand, I am also starting to see what I’ll call a stealth bear market for many dividend growth stocks.  In some cases, this stealth Read more about Have You Noticed That Many Dividend Stocks are Finally in a Bear Market? General Mills Inc.: Part 1[…]

What Can I Expect to Make If I Invest in Johnson & Johnson Today?

Overview AAA rated Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) has produced one of the most impeccable and consistent long-term records of fundamental results and growth.  No matter whether you are measuring earnings, cash flows or dividends, you will be hard-pressed to find any company in any industry with a more consistent and complete record of operating excellence Read more about What Can I Expect to Make If I Invest in Johnson & Johnson Today?[…]

10 Fairly Valued Dividend Growth Stocks for Total Return: Part 4

Introduction This is the fourth of a five-part series presenting 50 dividend growth stocks that I have screened for current fair value. With this article, I will be covering 10 additional dividend growth research candidates with moderate to higher yields in addition to the initial 30 that I presented in part 1 found here, part 2 found Read more about 10 Fairly Valued Dividend Growth Stocks for Total Return: Part 4[…]

Has the Lithium Bubble Burst or Is It Just Leaking Rarefied Air?

Introduction Over the last couple of years lithium producers and miners have enjoyed a parabolic jump in their stock prices and market caps.  As I will later illustrate, much of the gains for lithium related companies have come as a result of the “hype” surrounding electric automobile development.  Of course, Tesla has been the primary Read more about Has the Lithium Bubble Burst or Is It Just Leaking Rarefied Air?[…]