I Love Bear Markets – Look at All the Value It Has Brought Us! Part 1

Introduction Although most investors hate bearish stock market activity, value investors – like yours truly -relish them.  Moreover, bearish market activity becomes especially welcome after extended periods of high valuation like we have been experiencing since calendar year 2014.  High valuations make it very difficult for value investors to find attractive common stock investments.  Consequently, Read more about I Love Bear Markets – Look at All the Value It Has Brought Us! Part 1[…]

The Most Important Stock Investment Lesson I Ever Learned

Introduction My investing career officially started in 1970.  However, for several years prior to that time I was an avid and interested student of common stock investing.  My initial lessons were taught by studying the behavior and practices of the most renowned stock investors.  Although these academic pursuits taught me a great deal, nothing taught Read more about The Most Important Stock Investment Lesson I Ever Learned[…]

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[…]

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?[…]