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  • Mattel: Investment With The Potential For 9% Long-Term Growth
    Mon, Jan. 5 MAT 46 Comments

    Summary

    • Mattel's share price is currently depressed due to decreasing revenue among its core brands.
    • At $30.60 or less, Mattel can be expected to achieve 9% growth per year over the next 10 years.
    • FY13 dividend was greater than free cash flow. If FY2014 Q4 FCF is depressed, the FY2014 dividend could exceed FCF for the second year in a row.
    • The biggest risk to the long-term investor is a dividend freeze at the current levels.
  • Wal-Mart's Potential Gain From The Market Basket Crisis
    Jul. 31, 2014 WMT 11 Comments

    Summary

    • The shoppers of Market Basket, a discount grocery store in New England, have been shopping elsewhere for the past two weeks.
    • The second most popular discount grocer in New England, Walmart, has the potential to benefit from displaced Market Basket shoppers.
    • Walmart may not have been able to capitalize given a lack of inventory.
  • Diversified ETF Portfolio Performance For Q2 2014
    Jul. 10, 2014 BIZD, PKW, VOO 4 Comments

    Summary

    • The diversified portfolio is faring well concerning its 80/20 stock/bond split.
    • The portfolio has a higher yield than that of the S&P 500.
    • The portfolio has underperformed the S&P 500 year to date.
    • The performance of the S&P 500 during the first half is equivalent to a 15% annual return.
  • 2013 Diversified ETF Portfolio Review: Lesson In Poor Diversification; 2014 Thesis
    Jan. 10, 2014 BDCS, BIZD, BOND 14 Comments
  • Diversified ETF Portfolio Performance For Q1 2013
    Apr. 14, 2013 BDCS, BOND, RSP 3 Comments
  • Improvements To The Diversified ETF Portfolio That Beat The S&P 500 In 2012
    Jan. 6, 2013 BDCS, BOND, DBE 8 Comments
  • Microchip Technology Poised For 27% Capital Appreciation With 4.4% Dividend Yield
    Oct. 26, 2012 MCHP 4 Comments
  • Diversified ETF Portfolio Performance For Q2
    Jul. 11, 2012 BDCS, DBC, DBE 1 Comment
  • Residential House Prices Will Continue To Fall; Invest In Multifamily Properties Via REITs
    Apr. 17, 2012 AIG, VNQ, REZ 25 Comments
  • Diversified ETF Portfolio Performance For Q1
    Apr. 1, 2012 BDCS, VNQ, DTN 7 Comments
  • Zagg: $1 Billion Market Cap Is Within Reach
    Mar. 2, 2012 ZAGG 9 Comments
  • What An Apple Dividend May Look Like
    Jan. 26, 2012 AAPL 29 Comments
  • Improved Quantitative Strategy For Selecting The Best Dividend Growth Stocks
    Oct. 26, 2011 LMT, GEF, STRA 15 Comments
  • Quantitative Method For Ranking Dividend Growth Stocks
    Oct. 24, 2011 TWGP, AMP, GPS 5 Comments
  • Zagg Incorporated Works Through Growing Pains for a Very Strong Future
    Jun. 29, 2011 ZAGG 5 Comments
  • GT Solar's Got Upside Potential in 2012
    May. 26, 2011 GTATQ 5 Comments
  • GT Solar: Excellent Entry Point Before Q4 Earnings
    Apr. 28, 2011 GTATQ 6 Comments
  • Zagg Incorporated: Cell Phone / Tablet / Portable Computer Space Is the Place to Be
    Jan. 30, 2011 ZAGG 4 Comments
  • Rebalancing Results for an Index Fund Portfolio
    Dec. 30, 2010 TLT, HYG, IWM 3 Comments