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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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  • 11 Dividend Stocks Delivering A Quick Payback 1 comment
    Mar 1, 2012 7:38 AM | about stocks: COP, NUE, AVA, SNH, MDP, UNS, WSO, TCP, BPL, OFC, SPH
    Payback is the amount of time needed for an investment to earn its cost, undiscounted. Years ago as a young analyst, I was assigned the project of streamlining my employers' acquisition model. As part of this project, I removed the payback calculation. The company's focus was on discounted cash flow and internal rate of return, so I didn't see the need for a payback metric. No one noticed the missing payback calculation, that is, no one except the CEO.

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    Stocks: COP, NUE, AVA, SNH, MDP, UNS, WSO, TCP, BPL, OFC, SPH
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    As usual your articles are very interesting and helpful.
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