3 Stock Considerations For August

Aug. 03, 2017 1:18 PM ETOHI, PFE, QCOM9 Comments
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  • 3 Stocks for the month of August.
  • Undervalued or Overpriced?
  • What I am going to do?

I like to keep my viewers updated with the latest news on stocks that I considered undervalued or worthy to be watched! You can check out all of my recent buys/sells and stock considerations at my site which can be found in my profile.

I like to use the CCC spreadsheet which is run and maintained by Dave Fish. When looking at the spreadsheet I like to add my own data filters. This helps me find companies that meet my set of criteria. After the filters were added, I now had a list of companies that I can start researching. This is how I came up with the three stocks listed today.


Qualcomm is a semiconductor and telecommunications equipment company that primarily focuses on manufacturing components for mobile devices. The company pioneered the 3G and 4G networks and is now leading the industry into 5G. Founded in 1985, Qualcomm has a market cap of $78 billion.

I am considering QCOM as a potential buy because of its history and the great value that it currently has.

QCOM currently has a dividend yield of 4.27%. The 5-year average is 2.51%. That is almost an 180 basis point higher compared to the 5-year average. I like to look at this dividend yield of today vs. the 5-year average because it helps me determine if the company is worth my time for further research.

The next question I like to ask myself is "Can QCOM continue to pay this dividend?"

The answer is yes, QCOM can.

QCOM has a dividend payout ratio of 83%. This payout is a lot higher than what I normally like. However, when looking at the Free Cash Flow Per Share and comparing it to the dividend we get a payout ratio of 48%. This tells me that QCOM does

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Hi, I am Felix and I am a dividend growth investor.

Disclosure: I am/we are long PFE, OHI, QCOM. I wrote this article myself, and it expresses my own opinions. I am not receiving compensation for it (other than from Seeking Alpha). I have no business relationship with any company whose stock is mentioned in this article.

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