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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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  • Waste Management, Inc. (WM) Dividend Stock Analysis

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

    Company Description: Waste Management Inc. is the largest U.S. trash hauling/disposal concern.

    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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    Tags: WM, CWST, RSG, WCN
    Nov 12 7:41 AM | Link | Comment!
  • Secret Ingredient Of Dividend Growth Stocks

    When people learn that I am an income investor it is not uncommon for them to ask why I invest in stocks instead of other "safer" alternatives such as bonds, high yield money market accounts [MMA] or certificates of deposits [CD]. I generally start with my short answer of, "Dividend stocks have a secret ingredient that makes them a much more desirable investment."

    Needless to say this usually piques their interest and normally the response is something like, "Secret ingredient? What secret ingredient?" Then I explain.

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    Tags: GD, JNJ, KO, MCD, PG
    Nov 11 7:38 AM | Link | Comment!
  • Stocks Providing Positive Feedback With Increased Dividends

    It seems that every so many years, the market turns down and someone declares the death of buy-and-hold. Some even go as far to say that Warren Buffett has lost his touch. With time on their side, the buy-and-hold investors and Mr. Buffett always seem to make a spectacular rebound. As long-term dividend investors, our focus should be on acquiring fundamentally sound dividend growth stocks at a reasonable valuation and maintaining our asset allocation.

    This week, several companies provided their shareholders positive feedback with increased cash dividends...

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    Nov 10 7:38 AM | Link | Comment!
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