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My entire career has been spent in industry within the finance and accounting realm. My career started in 1985 and has included exposure to implementing SFASs
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  • Stocks Heating Up Their Yields With Higher Dividends

    Dividends from a quality, well-diversified portfolio are much more predictable than capital gains and best of all, they are passive. You don't have to do anything, they just show up in your brokerage account each quarter. Inflation? Not to worry, the good companies routinely raise their dividends well in excess of the inflation rate.

    This week as the weather turns cold, the dividend increases heat up with several companies raising their cash dividends...

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    Tags: MCHP, STAG, EDE, AFL, APL, ACMP, DPM, FNF
    Nov 03 7:38 AM | Link | Comment!
  • My Top And Bottom Performing Dividend Stocks Through September

    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.

    My normal practice is to refresh my analytical spreadsheets each Friday with updated price information on the 250+ stocks that I follow. Even then, I don't normally look at the value of my portfolio or the performance of individual stocks.

    However, each quarter I update my income portfolio's performance and benchmark it against the S&P 500 and other portfolios. At that time I look at the performance of individual stocks to understand the overall performance the portfolio.

    Saturday, I updated my Income Portfolio's performance for the third quarter. Building on that, here are my income portfolio's top and bottom five performers for the year, through September 30, 2014...

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    Tags: JNJ, CSCO, LMT, MSFT, GD, OMI, EMR, AFL, CTBI, XOM
    Oct 30 7:28 AM | Link | Comment!
  • Nike, Inc. Has Strong Financial, Operating And Dividend Metrics

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

    Company Description: Nike, Inc. is the world's leading designer and marketer of high-quality athletic footwear, athletic apparel and accessories.

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    Tags: NKE, CROX, DECK, WWW
    Oct 29 7:40 AM | Link | Comment!
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