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  • Hasbro Will Benefit From The Holiday Shopping Season
    Tue, Nov. 18 HAS Comment!

    Summary

    • Hasbro quarterly earnings spiked by 42.6% on a 7.3% rise in revenues.
    • Quarterly dividends have been paid since 1987.
    • The company has repurchased 2.4 million shares.
    • Projected significant growth in the retail industry for November and December.
    • Revenues are growing in all major segments.
  • Stocks Going Ex-Dividend The Fourth Week Of November
    Tue, Nov. 18 D, EVR, LXK 2 Comments
  • Hewlett-Packard Should Be A Leader In 3D Printing
    Thu, Nov. 6 HPQ 7 Comments

    Summary

    • Hewlett-Packard is becoming a major player in the 3D printing business.
    • It is one of the cheapest stocks in its industry, based on price to earnings and price to sales.
    • The company has resumed its share repurchase program.
    • It recently reaffirmed its estimate of diluted net earnings per share.
    • It will be splitting into two publicly traded companies.
  • Kimberly-Clark: Nothing To Sneeze At
    Wed, Oct. 29 KMB 2 Comments

    Summary

    • Kimberly-Clark is the leader in paper based health and consumer products.
    • All-time record adjusted quarterly earnings per share up 12% year-over-year.
    • Quarterly operating profit rose 12.4% from last year.
    • The company increased its full year share repurchase target to $2 billion.
    • The Halyard Health division will be spun off on October 31.
  • Stocks Going Ex-Dividend The First Week Of November
    Tue, Oct. 28 IDA, MDC, MPB 1 Comment
  • Here Is A Healthy Stock: Medtronic
    Mon, Oct. 20 MDT 1 Comment

    Summary

    • Medtronic is a leader in the medical device field with three strong groups: cardiac/vascular, restorative, and diabetes.
    • Revenues rose 5% for the latest quarter.
    • The company is standing by its earnings guidance and revenue outlook.
    • Revenues are taking off for the Diabetes Group, with a 12% increase in sales.
    • The stock has an extensive track record of dividend increases.
  • This Stock Should Fly: AeroVironment
    Wed, Oct. 15 AVAV 6 Comments

    Summary

    • AeroVironment is in two fast-growing industries: unmanned aircraft systems and electric vehicle charging systems.
    • The company is debt-free, with almost $225 million in cash.
    • The year-over-year increase in quarterly revenues jumped 17.6%.
    • Management expects a gross profit margin of between 34.5% and 37.5% for the current fiscal year.
    • The electric vehicle charging station division is skyrocketing.
  • Stocks Going Ex-Dividend The Fourth Week Of October
    Tue, Oct. 14 MTT, WSM, ADT 1 Comment
  • Income Investors Who Want To Speculate: PennantPark
    Tue, Oct. 7 PNNT 6 Comments

    Summary

    • PennantPark Investment Corporation provides middle-market companies with alternative financing, including senior secured loans, mezzanine debt and equity investments.
    • The stock pays an exceptionally high yield of 11.0%.
    • There is a diversified portfolio of 66 companies in PennantPark's portfolio.
    • Returns over five years have exceeded other BDCs and the S&P 500.
    • There has been some insider buying this year.
  • BCE: A High Income Plus Growth Stock
    Fri, Oct. 3 BCE 26 Comments

    Summary

    • BCE Inc., formerly known as Bell Canada Enterprises, is a telecommunications stock that operates in a stable industry with steady future revenues and dividend payouts.
    • The company provides services throughout Canada with four segments: Bell Wireline, Bell Wireless, Bell Media, and Bell Aliant.
    • The company’s continually improving financial position along with the positive future forecast of the industry in which it operates makes it a secure investment.
    • It is Canada's largest communication company, and is still expanding to rural communities and small towns throughout Canada.
    • BCE reported second quarter earnings growth of 6.5% and confirmed its financial guidance.
  • Stocks Going Ex-Dividend The Second Week Of October
    Wed, Oct. 1 EBF, IDCC, NYRT Comment!
  • Stocks Going Ex-Dividend The Fifth Week Of September
    Tue, Sep. 23 RSG, RTN, SFBAX 2 Comments
  • Stocks Going Ex-Dividend The Fourth Week Of September
    Wed, Sep. 17 CCG, KAR, CY Comment!
  • How To Invest In Scotland
    Fri, Sep. 12 RBS, SSEZY, SLFPF 6 Comments
  • Stocks Going Ex-Dividend The Third Week Of September
    Wed, Sep. 10 BEBE, CHMG, CINF 2 Comments
  • Stocks Going Ex-Dividend The First Week Of September
    Mon, Sep. 1 KRO, SIPE, SU 6 Comments
  • 3 Pet-Related Stocks
    Thu, Aug. 14 PETM, PETS, WOOF Comment!
  • Stocks Going Ex Dividend The Fourth Week Of August
    Thu, Aug. 14 LAND, MXIM, LTC 1 Comment
  • Stocks With The Best Income Per Employee
    Thu, Aug. 14 AAPL, FB, GOOG 5 Comments
  • Jack D. Schwager's 'Market Sense And Nonsense'
    Nov. 11, 2012 3 Comments
  • Hot Oil MLPs With High Incomes
    Nov. 4, 2012 MCEP, PXD 7 Comments
  • Stocks Going Ex Dividend The 5th Week Of October
    Oct. 18, 2012 BOWFF, CAG, DNP Comment!
  • 3 Cheap Stocks Selling Below Cash And Debt Free
    Sep. 30, 2012 ASYS, UTSI, OIIM 10 Comments
  • Stocks Going Ex Dividend The Second Week Of October
    Sep. 28, 2012 ARR, HSC, MAA 6 Comments
  • Stocks Going Ex Dividend The First Week Of October
    Sep. 25, 2012 KIM, RTN, TD 2 Comments
  • 3 Exotic High Yield Master Limited Partnerships Yielding Up To 10%
    Sep. 10, 2012 TNH, STON, FUN Comment!
  • 10% Yields On Business Development Corporations And Private Equity Funds
    Sep. 2, 2012 BKCC, TICC, PNNT 6 Comments
  • Stocks Going Ex Dividend The Third Week Of August 2012
    Aug. 5, 2012 WAG, TRK, SON 19 Comments
  • 4 Stocks Going Ex-Dividend The Second Week Of August
    Jul. 30, 2012 PBI, RRD, SE Comment!
  • 5 Stocks Going Ex-Dividend The First Week of August 2012
    Jul. 25, 2012 IDA, SO, CMS Comment!
  • 3 Stocks Going Ex-Dividend The Last Week Of July
    Jul. 22, 2012 BMO, HAS, PNW Comment!
  • Stocks Going Ex-Dividend The Fourth Week Of July 2012
    Jul. 17, 2012 BOWFF, DNP, NI 10 Comments