Here’s Why Valuation Determines Total Dividend Payments for Overvalued Stocks: Johnson & Johnson

Introduction In my most recent article found here a reader made a comment where a question was asked that I believe deserved a good answer.  The following excerpt of the comment really reached out to me because this person claims to have been asking this question for 5 years without receiving a good answer.  Here Read more about Here’s Why Valuation Determines Total Dividend Payments for Overvalued Stocks: Johnson & Johnson[…]

3M Company: It Didn’t Take a Crystal Ball to See That It Was Overvalued: Part 3

Introduction Regular readers of my work will attest to the fact that I am an avid proponent of valuation.  So much so, that I cannot recall writing an article where I didn’t discuss the importance of only investing in a stock when it was fairly-valued, or better yet – undervalued.  This obsession with valuation inspired Read more about 3M Company: It Didn’t Take a Crystal Ball to See That It Was Overvalued: Part 3[…]

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[…]

Costco After the Recent Correction-Overvalued Or Undervalued?

Introduction This is the fourth 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. I elaborated on the importance of forecasting future growth in part Read more about Costco After the Recent Correction-Overvalued Or Undervalued?[…]

Get Real About Assessing Your Stock Investments: Growth And Value Impact Capital Appreciation

Introduction I believe, and there is plenty of evidence to back my belief, that current market conditions are at an extreme. Although rare, it’s not unusual for aberrant market action to occur. Warren Buffett once said: “The fact that people will be full of greed, fear or folly is predictable. The sequence is not predictable.” Read more about Get Real About Assessing Your Stock Investments: Growth And Value Impact Capital Appreciation[…]

Kroger’s Recent Price Weakness Might Just Be a Good Loss

Introduction Investors usually hate it when they buy a stock and the price goes down.  However, being upset with a price drop is not always the appropriate response.  There are situations where a price drop is a disaster, and there are times where a price drop is a gift.  This is a distinction that relates Read more about Kroger’s Recent Price Weakness Might Just Be a Good Loss[…]

I Purchased United Parcel Service Inc. to Meet These Specific Objectives

Introduction United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS) currently offers a dividend yield in excess of 3%.  Moreover, it is also available at a valuation that is slightly below historical norms.  The company has provided a stable and growing dividend since it went public in 1999.  However, the company did keep their dividend the same for fiscal Read more about I Purchased United Parcel Service Inc. to Meet These Specific Objectives[…]