Dividend Stocks for an Overheated Market + MORE

Dividend Stocks for an Overheated Market + MORE

My roots begin to show up and I can see them just like last time: my white hairs are real! I just have a few ones. You won’t be able to see them from a distance, but they are there and real! Its so strange. I will try not to color my hair this month. Its going to be hard.My non-registered portfolio is at $121 795…

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How To Build Your Own Mini Berkshire Empire

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How To Build Your Own Mini Berkshire EmpireEvery year, I read the annual Berkshire Hathaway shareholders letter, written by Warren Buffett. I highly recommend that anyone interested in the markets take the time read it. It’s an interesting long term perspective that we rarely see. Why would someone want to build a mini-Berkshire? I guess having a fund that grows steadily over time, that outperforms stock indexes such as the S&P500 would help me tremendously in my passive income objectives…

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If I tell you that you could invest in a stock paying 19.38% in dividend yield, would you do it? RED FLAG
If I tell you this stock cut its dividend back in February 2012 and never increased it afterwards, would you invest? RED FLAG
If I tell you this company invests in Agency Securities, would you invest? Do you even know what agency securities are? RED FLAG
I have been asked by several readers in May to do some research and write about American Capital Agency Corp…

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Is the Dividend Craze Over?

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I read an article from CNN, which discussed how the dividend craze was likely over. In general, I find articles that describe short-term movements of stock prices, and then adding terms like “dividend craze” to be extremely non-productive for dividend investors. The premise of the article was that some dividend stocks like utilities and consumer staples will have poor reception by investors going…

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Linked here is a detailed quantitative analysis of Pepsico, Inc. (PEP). Below are some highlights from the above linked analysis:

Company Description: PepsiCo, Inc. is a major international producer of branded beverage and snack food products.

Fair Value: In calculating fair value, I consider the NPV MMA Differential Fair Value along with these four calculations of fair value, see page 2 of the linked PDF for a detailed description:


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Visit StreetInsider.com at http://www.streetinsider.com/Dividends/Devon+Energy+Corp.+%28DVN%29+Declares+%240.22+Quarterly+Dividend%3B+1.5%25+Yield/8393743.html for the full story.

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Legendary investor Warren Buffett advises to be fearful when others are greedy, and be greedy when others are fearful. One way we can try to measure the level of fear in a given stock is through a technical analysis indicator called the Relative Strength Index, or RSI, which measures momentum on a scale of zero to 100…

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The stock market has been on an absolute tear this year, and the bullishness surrounding the market continues to build. However, Bernanke’s comments on Wednesday hit the market hard. If the jitters surrounding higher interest rates continue to spook the markets, a pullback could be coming. As such, we look at three stocks that make good investments even if we head into a pullback in the

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Coca Cola: Fairly Valued in Low $40′s for 2013The Coca Cola Company is the largest beverage business in the world, serving 200 countries with thousands of different products.
-Seven Year Revenue Growth Rate: 11%
-Seven Year EPS Growth Rate: 9.8%
-Seven Year Dividend Growth Rate: 8.9%
-Current Dividend Yield: 2.70%
-Balance Sheet: Leveraged but Strong
Overall, I view Coca Cola as a reasonable dividend growth stock to buy in the low $40′s…

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