• Todd Johnson
    Dividend Cash Cows For Stable Retirement Income And Capital Growth #retirement $VZ, $CVX, $IBM, $MMM, $PEP, $T http://bit.ly/18ErXzS
    9/7/13
    Reply (11)
    • David Jackson: Todd, not sure whether tech stocks can be relied on for stable income in the long run. Cf. $MSFT. Isn't that why Buffett never buys them?
      9/8/13
    • Energysystems: Isn't $IBM one of Buffett's largest holdings?
      9/8/13
    • David Jackson: Good point, Energysystems. Given Buffett's comments about tech stocks generally, why do you think he's happy to own $IBM?
      9/8/13
    • Energysystems: I think it goes back to one of Buffett's principles. Great management team in place. He's not the type to pull an Ackman/Icahn. He...
      9/8/13
    • Energysystems: prefers a company who already have a great team in place and have the company headed in the right direction. It's a hallmark of his M.O.
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    • Energysystems: Then, you look at the ROE, revenue diversification, massive FCF, growth plans, massive buybacks, generous dividend. I can see why he's long
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    • Regarded Solutions: IBM.....DIVIDENDS BUFFET CAN POCKET AND NOT PAY HIS SHAREHOLDERS.
      9/8/13
    • Energysystems: Berkshire uses dividends to invest. Better rate of return for shareholders.
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    • Regarded Solutions: so he says, but I will stick with the original stocks for their dividend growth and cap appreciation for myself. I am not a buffet fan.
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    • Energysystems: Nothing wrong with that. I look at Berkshire just like a mutual fund, and I have a small position in $BRK.B.
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    • A Romine: $BRK.B Not a buffet fan. I think I'd be a fool not to take advice from someone who obviously knows what they're doing.
      9/8/13