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[…]

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[…]

Electronic Arts Inc.: Rationally Valued Based on History Overvalued Based on Future Growth

At the request of one of our subscribers to our YouTube channel I offer the following analyze out loud video on the growth stock Electronic Arts, Inc (EA).  In the long run, earnings determine market price and the rate of change of earnings growth will determine a company’s valuation past, present and future.  In recent Read more about Electronic Arts Inc.: Rationally Valued Based on History Overvalued Based on Future Growth[…]

5 Fairly Valued MLPs: Is the Dilution Worth the Yield and How Do You Value Them?

Introduction The 5 MLPs covered in this article offer yields ranging from 5.7% to 10.7%.  Additionally, each of these MLPs appears reasonably valued given their high yields and prospects for growth.  However, two of these MLPs are currently in the process of merging. MLPs Simple and Complex at the Same Time I believe that MLPs Read more about 5 Fairly Valued MLPs: Is the Dilution Worth the Yield and How Do You Value Them?[…]