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[…]

The S&P 500 is Overvalued These 10 Dividend Growth Stocks Are Not: Part 3

Introduction This is the third 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 20 that I presented in part 1 found here and Read more about The S&P 500 is Overvalued These 10 Dividend Growth Stocks Are Not: Part 3[…]

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?[…]

Cardinal Health: A Dividend Aristocrat the Risk Is Already Priced In-Part 2 of 7

Introduction As a value investor, I am totally cognizant of the reality that attractively valued bargains are hard to find in a strong bull market.  Moreover, as an experienced value investor I clearly understand that low valuations in a raging bull market are usually associated with issues and challenges sometimes real, sometimes imaginary.  The key Read more about Cardinal Health: A Dividend Aristocrat the Risk Is Already Priced In-Part 2 of 7[…]

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[…]