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Dividend Growth Stocks: Colgate-Palmolive (CL) Dividend Stock Analysis

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Colgate-Palmolive Company (Colgate) is a major consumer products company 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...

New Stocks In Magic Formula Investing for Week of 7/27/2014

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What's new in the Magic Formula® screens this week? Quite a lot of turnover, actually.

Performance - Week Ending 07/25/2014

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If investors know that investing, like crossing a street, involves risk, why are so many of them run over everyday by oncoming traffic?

Valuing community banks

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Most investors are familiar with the valuation techniques used to value non-financial companies.  A number of different models are used from relative valuation, to discounted cash flows,  multiples comparison, dividend yield, and others.  To a beginning investor these techniques seem...

Dividend Growth Stocks: 5 Stocks Building Long-Term Wealth With Increased Dividends

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Forget about those 'Make 534% On Every Trade' ads that you see on many financial websites. Real wealth is built with sweat equity and a sound financial plan. A long-term buy-and-hold investing approach focusing on quality dividend growth stocks has provided the means for many investors to enjoy a comfortable retirement.

Outerwall (OUTR) Is Too Cheap, Could Go Up 48%

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Outerwall runs the ubiquitous Redbox movie rental and Coinstar coin counting machines located in retailers all over the U.S. The stock looks cheap and could have substantial upside.

Dividend Growth Stocks: Hormel Foods Corp. (HRL) Dividend Stock Analysis

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Hormel Foods Corp. is a multinational manufacturer and marketer of consumer-branded food and meat products. Linked here is a detailed analysis and commentary...

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Comparisons & Thoughts on Value - The Intelligent Book Review (Chapters 16, 17, 18, 19)

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History continually repeats itself. The companies, participants, and investors are different, but the outcomes remain the same. Basic security analysis of these companies should provide investors the information they need to recognize the fraudulent behavior of a few companies and the gross overvaluation of some stocks.

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Dividend Growth Stocks: Mid-Year 2014 Top And Bottom Performing Dividend Stocks

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Investing in dividend growth stocks is a long-term proposition. One of the beauties of following a dividend growth strategy is that you don't have to watch your portfolio or the market on a daily basis. For the most part, daily, monthly and yearly movements are just noise in the system. Saturday, I updated my Income Portfolio's performance for the second quarter.

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