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Coca-Cola Still Facing Some Headwinds, But Taking Action

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The Coca-Cola Company is the world's largest soft drink company, KO also has a sizable fruit juice business. Linked here is a detailed analysis and commentary...

Colgate-Palmolive (CL) Dividend Stock Analysis

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Colgate-Palmolive Company (Colgate) is a major consumer products company that markets oral, personal and household care and pet nutrition products in more than 200 countries and territories. Linked here is a detailed analysis and commentary...

6 Companies With The Power of 5/15 Dividend Growth

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If you have examined one of my stock analyses, you may have noticed the metric "Rolling 4-yr Div. > 15%". This calculation determines if a company's dividends grew on average in excess of 15% for each consecutive 4-year period, within the last 10 years of history.

So why is 15% relevant? Dividends will double every 5 years if they grow by 15% per year (5/15). Taking this undeniable math principle into consideration, it often makes sense to purchase a stock with a lower yield but with a higher growth rate. Here are few companies that have the power of 5/15...

7 Dividend Stocks Building Superior Long-Term Returns With Increased Cash Dividends

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Investing in Dividend Stocks is a long-term strategy. Frequent buying and selling of dividend stocks can significantly increase your expenses and taxes, thus lowering your returns. A growing dividend is a strong indication of a company's increasing intrinsic value. Great companies that increase dividends tend to have rising share prices over time. Holding only first-rate businesses protects your dividend stream and helps provide for steady price appreciation. Below are several companies building future returns with higher cash dividends...

Changes In Magic Formula Investing For Week Of 1/18/2015

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What new stocks have entered the Magic Formula® screens this week? Which stocks have dropped out? A summary of changes in the screens.

December 2014 Pocket Change Portfolio Performance

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The Pocket Change Portfolio (PCP) was first introduced on September 13, 2008 as a real money dividend income portfolio funded by the "pocket change" earned from my various online endeavors. Each month I report on the portfolio's progress and dividends earned.

Total PCP dividends received during the month were $2,537.45. This is a increase of $1,438.29 from the $1,099.16 received in December 2013. Below are the PCP dividends received over the last 13 months...

Kellogg Company (K) Dividend Stock Analysis

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Kellogg Company is a leading producer of ready-to-eat cereal that also sells snack and convenience foods such as cookies, crackers, potato chips, cereal bars, fruit snacks and frozen waffles. Linked here is a detailed analysis and commentary...

Johnson Controls, Inc. (JCI) Dividend Stock Analysis

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Johnson Controls Inc. supplies building controls and energy management systems, automotive seating, and batteries. Linked here is a detailed analysis and commentary...

9 High Rated, Lower Debt Dividend Stocks With A Reasonable Payout

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8 Stocks Growing Their Cash Dividends

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When people learn that I am an income investor, the reaction is often a desire to discuss high-yield investments. Many people commonly confuse income investing with high-yield investing. The two are not the same. High-yield investing often carries a greater degree of risk than I am willing to accept. For me, I will continue to focus on high-quality dividend stocks at lower, but growing, yields.

Below are several dividend stocks that recently grew their yields by paying higher cash dividends...

How MagicDiligence Performed vs. Magic Formula Investing In 2014

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A comparison of MagicDiligence Top Buys performance vs. the unfiltered Magic Formula screens in 2014.

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